Tag: Dakar

Senegal: celebration erupts as opposition candidate Faye nears victory in presidential vote

March 25, 2024

Senegal’s leading opposition candidate Bassirou Diomaye Faye on Monday (25 March) appeared to be reaching victory in the country’s delayed presidential election, as people have ... Read More

SIEPA to convene in Dakar Jan 23-24

January 20, 2024

Le Salon International de l'Enérgie et du Pétrole en Afrique, better known as SIEPA, is taking place January 23-24 in Dakar, Senegal. It will provide ... Read More

Resource curse: more Africa countries could benefit from China’s new tariff-free policy

January 15, 2024

China’s recent announcement that it was expanding its tariff-free policy to additional African countries, namely Angola, Gambia, Congo, Madagascar, Mali and Mauritania, may be a ... Read More

Senegal suspends Tik Tok app until further notice to curb “heinous and subversive” messages

August 3, 2023

Senegalese authorities on Wednesday August 2 blocked access to social media app TikTok over “heinous and subversive” messages following the arrest of political leader Ousman ... Read More

At least 23 killed in a new road accident in Senegal

July 27, 2023

At least 23 people were killed Wednesday July 26 in a road accident near the Senegalese city of Louga (north), after a transportation bus carrying ... Read More

16 die in Senegal as boats used by migrants capsizes

July 25, 2023

16 people on board a boat used for illegal migration died in the night of Sunday to Monday July 24, after their vessel capsized off ... Read More

Senegal: AU, UN urge calm after deadly clashes, govt’s social media restrictions

June 6, 2023

The United Nations and African Union have called for calm in Senegal after at least 15 people were killed in an outbreak of violence following ... Read More

Macky Sall launches controversial national dialogue

June 1, 2023

Senegal’s President Macky Sall launched Wednesday a national dialogue initiative supposed to appease the political tension in the country, but rejected by a chunk of ... Read More

Senegal to welcome high-key economic delegation headed by Princess Astrid of Belgium

May 19, 2023

The Archduchess of Austria-Este, Princess Astrid of Belgium, is expected in the Senegalese capital of Dakar, May 21-25 with an important economic delegation to sign ... Read More

Morocco’s Saharan Dakhla Oued Ed-Dahab Region Adds Senegal’s Mbour to Its Partner Cities

May 18, 2023

Morocco’s Saharan region of Dakhla Oued-Edahab is expanding the circle of its regional and international alliance for shared progress and prosperity in the new world ... Read More