Senegal Newswire (Page 11)

Senegal Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Senegal. (Page 11)

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  1. Ahead of signing of peace deal, violence flares in MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... capital. The toll has risen to 30 dead in recent days. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)The Associated Press DAKAR, Senegal (AP) "' Tuareg separatist rebels agreed to sign a peace deal with the government in just over a week's time but that hasn't ...


  2. Chad: Habre Trial in Starting Blocks After Judges Sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 |

    Chadian ex-president Hissne Habr's trial before a special court in Senegal looks set to become reality, after judges were sworn in at the end of April to try his case. Habr is accused of war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture.


  3. How to Use Mobile Phone Data for Good Without Invading Anyone's PrivacyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Government Executive

    ... clues on development problems. After a successful first year in Ivory Coast, Orange this year ran the D4D program in Senegal. The aim of the program is to give researchers and scientists at universities and other research labs access to data in ...


  4. Why is Senegal sending troops to Saudi Arabia?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | BBC News

    The decision by Senegal to send 2,100 troops to Saudi Arabia may come as a surprise to many. However, this is not the first time that the "jambars" will set foot in the kingdom.


  5. Senegal pledges 2,100 soldiers for coalition against Yemen rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy reviews Senegalese troops on May 4, 2015 in Dakar as part of a visit of a Frontex joint operation. AFP PHOTO / SEYLLOU DAKAR, Senegal: Senegal on Monday said it would send 2,100 soldiers to Saudi Arabia to join Riyadh's military coalition battling rebels in Yemen, at the request of Saudi King Salman.


  6. Airstrikes hit Yemen airports as Saudis ponder cease-fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Heavy Saudi-led airstrikes targeted several airports Monday across Yemen even as the kingdom's foreign minister said officials were considering a cease-fire to allow aid into the Arab world's poorest country, while Senegal announced it would be contributing troops to back the Saudi-led coalition. In the southern city of Aden, more than 150 airstrikes hit the city's airport, witnesses and security officials said.


  7. Noura Mint Seymali gives a thrilling concert at CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 |

    ... of St. Joseph's Preparatory School. He lived two blocks away from the Calvary Center venue before moving to Dakar, Senegal, in 2007 to study Wolof and French - and to play music. Noura Mint Seymali and company finished their North American tour here ...


  8. West AFRITAC Steering Committee Hails Increased Assistance to Member CountriesRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | International Monetary Fund

    ... with the 2001 IMF Government Finance Statistics Manual in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal; disseminating national accounts in Burkina Faso and Cote d'Ivoire; producing a debt sustainability analysis in Guinea; adopting ...


  9. Senegal pledges 2,100 troops to aid effort in YemenRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Senegal is sending 2,100 troops to help back the military intervention led by Saudi Arabia that is underway in Yemen, becoming the first sub-Saharan African country to contribute soldiers to the effort, the country's foreign minister said Monday. The decision to deploy soldiers was announced by Foreign Affairs Minister Mankeur Ndiaye, who read a message from the president before the National Assembly.


  10. UPDATE 1-Senegal to send 2,100 troops to join Saudi-led allianceRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | Reuters

    Senegal will send 2,100 troops to Saudi Arabia as part of an international coalition combating Houthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen, the West African nation's foreign minister said on Monday. Senegalese President Macky Sall said, after returning from a visit to Saudi Arabia last month, he was considering a request to deploy troops in the Saudi-led coalition battling the Houthi, a Shi'ite Muslim group allied to Iran.


  11. Senegal: Family Planning for Health and Development in SenegalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 |

    The CSIS Global Health Policy Center produced a new video , A Woman in Gudiawaye: Family Planning for Health and Development in Senegal. The video follows a young woman, Anta Ba, from Gudiawaye, a poor urban area of Dakar, who explains why she decided to access family planning, despite her husband's opposition, and why these services matter for her own life and for women's health and empowerment in Senegal.


  12. Senegalese men among Summit County's Colorado Mountain College graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Summit Daily News

    ... ceremonies for students attending the Colorado Mountain College campuses in Breckenridge and Dillon. Two men from Senegal, a country on the west coast of Africa, were among the 161 students from the Colorado Mountain College campuses in Breckenridge ...


  13. Connected and angry, African youth groups push for democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... governments are resisting. Barro and two rappers founded their Y'en a marre movement in 2011, worried that youth in Senegal were uninspired by politics and that the octogenarian president might win a third term in their west African country. What ...


  14. Ohio woman who rowed across Atlantic to help JustFaith Hudson raise...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 |

    Katie Spotz, endurance athlete, on March 14, 2010, during the final stretch of her 3,000-mile trip across the Atlantic Ocean, from Dakar, Senegal to Guyana.On that day, Spotz became the youngest person to ever row solo across the ocean.


  15. DictatorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... Macky. Cassamance cannot be ignored. A rich land for cultivation and a very popular tourist hub and destination for Senegal. Why shun them? It is about time Dakar catches up with the Cassamance region, open up genuine discussions and (yes!) the ...


  16. Increasing Incidents of Unprofessional Media Conduct WorryingRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    ... the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is particularly concerned about trends in Sierra Leone, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal and Ghana. In the case of Sierra Leone for example, as many as 15 media organisations have been found guilty of professional ...


  17. Managing rumours and misinformation in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | SciDev.Net

    ... confusion about its causes and treatment worsened. In August 2014 a young Guinean was diagnosed with Ebola in Dakar, Senegal's capital. Many Senegalese believed the disease was a punishment from God and so would only affect certain people. As a ...


  18. Leaders are mute, even as their people die at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    DAKAR, Senegal >> Amid the global cries of alarm over the deaths of African migrants in the Mediterranean has been a notable silence: Where are the impassioned voices of African leaders who, arguably, could be shouting the loudest? Their citizens are drowning by the hundreds, along with Syrians and Afghans. But there has been barely an anguished word from the continent's leaders.


  19. Chan Centre's 2015-16 Season to Feature Legends, Legacies & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 |

    ... Super toile de Dakar, N'Dour has been thrilling world music audiences with his mix of mbalax, the popular music of Senegal, and other influential genres for more than four decades. Drawing on his griot roots of oral tradition, the politically ...


  20. Senegal: Hissene Habre TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Humans Rights Watch

    ... 2015) Human Rights Watch on April 27 issued an updated questions and answers document about the upcoming trial in Senegal of the former Chadian dictator Hissne Habr. "The Hissne Habr trial shows that it is possible for victims, with tenacity and ...