30 min ago
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.
18 hrs ago
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.
22 hrs ago
Thursday, December 19
1962 - Senegal's President Leopold Senghor takes charge of government in Dakar after ouster of the West African nation's premier.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
US "concerned" by censorship of Mali website which published AP article on army abuse
The average price of a home in Metro is expected to jump by $35,000 to $800,000 next year, according to a just-released RE/MAX forecast.
Senegal's mobile operators to all deploy 4G pilot trials before year-end, Reuters
Senegal's three mobile network operators are all expected to have rolled out pilot 4G mobile networks by the end of this year, as they shift focus to meet pent up demand for data and value added services , and jostle for position in an increasingly competitive local market, Reuters writes without citing its sources.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Air Force 1 refuels at Dakar, Senegal
During the flight, the Obamas are in his cabin, the Bushes in the medical office just behind, and Hillary Clinton in the senior staff cabin behind that.
Obama urges calm in Central African Republic
President Barack Obama is urging the people of the Central African Republic to remain calm amid mounting sectarian violence.
"Mineral Deposits Limited (MDL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT...
The company carries out exploration, development and production of mineral sands in Senegal.
Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal
Liveblogging World War II: December 9, 1943
Highlights, and Just the Highlights: for those who only want to read the things that I have written that I believe are especially memorable... Economics 24-1: The Financial Crisis and the Little Depression of 2007-2012 : Fall 2011 U.C. Berkeley Freshman Seminar: What Is Happening Across the Wide Missouri? : From DeKalb County Illinois south to St.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Global Voices Online
Music Lovers Remember King of Congolese Rumba Tabu Ley Rochereau
The undisputed King of Soukous , Congolese musician Tabu Ley Rochereau , died of stroke on November 30, 2013 in Belgium at the age of 73. He was a prolific songwriter and one of Africa's leading vocalists who internationalised Soukous by creating a fusion of Congolese folk music and Cuban, Caribbean and Latin American rumba.
Africa: Africa's Transport Policy Programme to Convene in Dakar
Africa Transport Policy Programme, known as SSATP will be convening its annual stakeholders meeting in Dakar, Senegal 10-12 December 2013 to review progress, exchange good practice and facilitate dialogue on policy development and its impact.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Jakarta nabs German and Austrian with meth haul
Indonesian authorities have separately arrested a German man and an Austrian woman for attempting to smuggle methamphetamines into the country, officials said today.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Nigeria: Good Governance, Not Good Politics
Nigeria's claim of being the giant of Africa is in conflict with its ranking of 41 out of 52 on the Good Governance Index announced at the 2013 Good Governance Summit held in collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation in Dakar, Senegal.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Global Voices Online
"I Am a German Street Vendor in Dakar"
Being a street vendor is not an easy job, especially in Senegal. Yet this is the choice that Sebastian Prothmann, a native of Germany, made after he arrived in Dakar, Senegal a few months ago.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Voice of America
Study: Health Disparities 'Could be Eliminated in a Generation'
A man, who did not want to be identified, lies in a ward that specializes in AIDS treatment at a hospital in Dakar, Senegal.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
A couple of Kudu standing side by side in Bandia, a Nature Reserve not far from Dakar and the Petite Cote , where it's possible to find many species of African animals.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
SW Radio Africa
Mugabe spares MDC envoys in diplomatic reshuffle
Two MDC envoys have been spared in a forthcoming diplomatic reshuffle which will see President Robert Mugabe recalling some ambassadors.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Stars and Stripes
France to send 1,000 troops to C. African Republic
In this Friday, March 22, 2013 file photo provided by the French Army Communications Audio Visual Office, French soldiers arrive at Bangui airport in the Central African Republic.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Gambia: Multi-Million Dalasi Solar Company for Gambia Soon
After a decade of successful operations in The Gambia through its collaboration with President Yahya Jammeh Foundation for Peace , Dutch-based charity, Amsterdam-Dakar Challenge, is poised to establish a multi-million dalasi Solar Company in The Gambia in March 2014.
EU calls for higher turnout in Mali runoff vote
DAKAR, Senegal - European Union observers for Mali's legislative elections say there should be a higher turnout in a runoff vote expected on Dec. 15. More than 100 EU observers were in Mali for Sunday's vote, which was marred by scattered violence that highlighted continued instability.