42 min ago
Obama’s speech at Mandela memorial will cost taxpayers $500,000 per minute
President Barack Obama's expected 10-minute speech at Nelson Mandela's memorial will cost taxpayers at least $500,000 per minute.
2 hrs ago
Christian Science Monitor
US planes will carry troops to the Central African Republic
US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, seen here Sunday speaking with US troops at the Kandahar air base in Afghanistan, has ordered the US military to transport troops from Burundi into the Central African Republic to help quell the latest upsurge in violence there.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Community-acquired diarrhea among children and adults in urban...
Only limited data are available relating to the etiology of diarrhea in children and adults in Senegal.
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.
The Miami Herald
Obama urges calm in Central African Republic
The White House says Obama taped the audio message Monday in Dakar, Senegal, as Air Force One was refueling on its way to Johannesburg for a memorial service honoring former South African President Nelson Mandela.
"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.
Senegal: Stand Firm, Mr. President
The courageous steps taken by the Senegalese President to save his country's fisheries, livelihoods of local communities, and to ensure food security of the population, need to be strengthened and supported.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Globe and Mail
France increasing its troop deployment in Central African Republic
From LtoR, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, France's President Francois Hollande, Macky Sall, President of Senegal and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy attend a news conference at the Elysee Palace at the end of the Elysee Summit for Peace and Security in Africa, in Paris, December 7, 2013.
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.
Senegal: Opening the Door to Peace in Casamance
As Salatou Sambue travelled around Senegal's southern Casamance region in 2008, meeting with village leaders and discussing efforts to preserve local fishing stocks, he was constantly worried the West African government would think he was plotting an insurgency.
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
West Africa: Scientists Say Senegal's President Macky Sall Needs to...
Today, 16 west African and international scientists called on Senegalese President Macky Sall to proactively push for better governance of fisheries in West Africa.
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
Jeri-Jeri with Mbene Diatta Seck: Mbeuguel Dafa Nekh Mark...
Mark Ernestus presents JERI-JERI with Mbene Diatta Seck: Mbeuguel Dafa Nekh http://ndagga.com Filmed in Kaolack, Senegal.
Youssou Ndour declares ambition to win Senegal's fourth mobile licence
Agence Ecofin, citing the Senegalese news site Ndarinfo, says that Senegal's former minister of tourism and culture and president of the Future Media Group, Youssou Ndour, has announced his ambition to enter the local mobile market by securing the fourth mobile operating licence, due to be sold by the government.
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.