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Every fourth Thursday of April is International Girls in ICT Day. Why would an organization like the ITU create a day just to encourage girls and young women to consider studying and working in the information and communications technology field? Because a study the ITU conducted found that "the most important determinant of a country's ... (more)
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On the occasion of World Malaria Day, we would like to take you on a journey to a town in northern Senegal, along the western coast of Africa, that looks like many other thriving communities around the world: the children are happy and healthy, many of their parents are employed at a large sugar company, and the local economy is growing.
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Former Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade will return to his West African nation on Friday for the first time since losing 2012 elections, two days later than planned due to problems with his flight, his Senegalese Democratic Party said.
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Say the words Muscle Beach and you'll likely think of hard-bodied men pumping iron on a balmy strip of sand near a boardwalk in Venice Beach, California - but over 6,000 miles away in Senegal's capital city of Dakar, there's another outdoor gym that goes by the very same name.
Layla Eplett writes about the anthropology of food. She has a Masters in Social Anthropology of Development from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and loves getting a taste of all kinds of culture--gastronomic, traditional, and sometimes accidentally, bacterial.
Formal education for Nogaye Walker, left, ended in Senegal in the fourth grade. She now is tutored by Christine Simon in Detroit.
African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana-Zuma has reportedly called on AU member states to sing the Union's anthem alongside their national hymns at all official functions.
Karim Wade, son of Senegal's ex-president, will go on trial in two months to face corruption charges, a year after he was accused of illegally amassing a fortune of $1.4 billion during his father's rule, a government official said.
Earlier this month former Thomson Reuters Foundation trainee Birame Faye was one of two winners of the first Media Awards on Electrical Counterfeiting in Africa for his investigative reporting on electrical counterfeiting in Senegal.
DAKAR, Senegal/NEW YORK/GENEVA - UNICEF condemns in the strongest possible terms the reported abduction of some 100 school girls between 12 and 17 years old from their school hostel in Chibok Borno State on Monday night, and calls for their immediate and unconditional release.
The decision was announced on Wednesday by the International Association of Athletics Federations at its council meeting in Dakar, Senegal.