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World Bank Finances Senegal's Agribusiness Plans to Boost Its Food Production and Jobs
The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved US$86 million in zero-interest financing to help Senegal transform its commercial agriculture, boost sustainable land management, and engage local communities in agribusiness enterprises as well as land, water and forest management programs.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Child mortality reduced tenfold in Mali pilot healthcare scheme
Health worker Koura Coulibaly poses for a picture in her office in Sarakala, Mali, January 18, 2013, REUTERS/Joe Penney DAKAR Child mortality has been reduced tenfold in three years in Yirimadjo, a town with about 56,000 residents close to the Malian capital Bamako, according to a Harvard University researchers' study of a pilot healthcare system ... (more)
Bodies of Senegalese peacekeepers killed in Mali return home
A new forecast by Central 1 Credit Union says the resale price of a home in B.C. is expected to increase at an accelerating rate over the next three years.
World Bank to Help Senegal Bring Lifesaving Health and Nutrition Services to Mothers and Children
The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved financing that will help deliver essential and often lifesaving health and nutrition services to thousands of women and children in Senegal, particularly those living in the country's poorest households.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Solidarity Peace Mission to Casamance
The Organizers Femmes Africa Solidarite is supported by European Union and World Bank for the implementation of the programme of Advocacy and Training for better involvement of women in Conflict Resolution in Casamance.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
The Lebanon Daily News
Mandela a hero to gays, yet bias rampant in Africa
This Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 file photo shows Alhaji, 21, whose last name has been withheld for his safety, at La Pointe des Almadies, the westernmost point of Africa, in Dakar, Senegal.
Senegal: The Poet Who Was President - the Legacy of LA opold SA dar Senghor
Senegal's first president is rightly revered for instilling democracy in Senegal and founding the negritude philosophical movement.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
WOI-TV West Des Moines
Mali will open investigation into killings
After more than 40 years of study, the federal government said Monday it has no evidence that the anti-bacterial chemicals used in countless common soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and it is reviewing... The Mega Millions jackpot soared to $586 million on Monday amid a frenzy of ticket purchases, a jump that pushed the prize ... (more)
Give1 Project Launches Entrepreneurship Incubator in Dakar
The business incubator model is an increasingly important vehicle for facilitating the growth of small and medium-size enterprises in Africa.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Chad: The Habre Trial - 23 Years On, Justice Comes to Chad
N'Djamena - After years of perseverance from victims of Habr's violent rule, the case against the former dictator is finally gathering steam.
The Daily Star
Mali elections overshadowed by suicide bombing
Security officers check the identity papers of men arriving to vote at a polling station in Bamako during the second round of parliamentary elections on December 15, 2013.
Emirates News Agency
Uae Rca distributes 15,000 items of clothing to needy children in Gambia
WAM BANJUL, 15th December, 2013 -- The U.A.E. Red Crescent Authority has distributed 15,000 items of clothing to needy underprivileged children in Gambia.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
UN: 2 peacekeepers killed, several wounded in Mali
In this July, 27, 2013 photo, United Nations peacekeepers stand guard at the entrance to a polling station covered in separatist flags and graffiti supporting the creation of the independent state of Azawad, in Kidal, Mali.
Africa Wanders From Mandela's Path To Democracy
Nelson Mandela casts his vote during South Africa's first all-race elections in 1994.
UN: several peacekeepers killed, wounded in Mali
The security risks that surfaced at Nelson Mandela's memorial underscore how the Secret Service is often at the mercy of foreign governments when it comes to President Barack Obama's travels overseas.
The Miami Herald
UN says several peacekeepers killed in Mali
DAKAR, Senegal - A spokesman for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali confirmed that "several" peacekeepers were killed when a bomb went off in the troubled northern city of Kidal.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
U.N. changes tack to slow worsening hunger, poverty in Sahel
Women and children take part in a talk with members of the Spanish Non-Governmental Organization Accion contra el Hambre about good sanitation and hygiene practices in Niomel, in the Guidimakha region, Mauritania, on June 3, 2012.
Thursday, December 19
1962 - Senegal's President Leopold Senghor takes charge of government in Dakar after ouster of the West African nation's premier.
The Montclair Times
Drumming workshops planned in Montclair in 2014
Can all the members of a large group communicate with each other simultaneously and have a joyous time doing it? According to Richard Reiter, that's the purpose of the "Spiritual Drumming" workshop he has led since September 1999, sponsored by Montclair 's Outpost in the Burbs.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
A dressmaker in the market of Tambacounda. Considering the tissues he had on the corner, he must have much work.