Literacy volunteers in Metro Detroit help break down language barriers
Formal education for Nogaye Walker, left, ended in Senegal in the fourth grade. She now is tutored by Christine Simon in Detroit.
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Times of Oman
His Majesty receives ambassadors' credentials
His Majesty receiving the credentials of Dr. Envarbik Fazelyanov, extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation to the Sultanate.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Miami Herald
Ex-Senegalese president's son to face graft trial
An official says the son of Senegal's former president will be tried for illicit enrichment following an investigation into how he amassed his multi-million dollar fortune.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Anti-graft judges to rule on Wade's son
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.
Graft trial of son of Senegal's ex-president to start in June
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.
Thomson Reuters Foundation trainee wins reporting award
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.
UNICEF calls for immediate release of abducted school girls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria
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.
Russian city of Kazan to host 2016 world juniors
The decision was announced on Wednesday by the International Association of Athletics Federations at its council meeting in Dakar, Senegal.
Belgian head of Congo's Virunga park shot
In this file photo taken on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2012, Emmanuel de Merode, Virunga National Park director and chief warden, poses at the park headquarters in Rumangabo, some 60 kms north of Goma, eastern Congo.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Senegal / Ireland / New Ambassador presents Credentials
DUBLIN, Ireland, April 15, 2014/African Press Organization / His Excellency the Ambassador of Republic of Senegal presented its Letters of Credence to the President at ras an Uachtarin today.
Chinese medical mission to Senegal makes donation to Dakar hospital
The 15th Chinese medical mission to Senegal on Monday offered medical equipment worth 30,000 U.S. dollars to the Pikine National Hospital in Dakar.
Gambia won't take passengers from Ebola-hit areas
Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly taken a swipe at the ruling Zanu-PF party and described it as "worse than the Smith regime".
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Here's Why Pharrell Cried Talking to Oprah About 'Happy'
Oprah can still get anybody to weep like a baby. Pharrell just couldn't hold it together on Oprah Prime last night as he told her how blessed he feels about the worldwide reception to his song, 'Happy.'
Senegal to send Mali 250 more peacekeeping troops
Senegal plans to send more peacekeeping troops to neighboring Mali , where international forces are trying to restore stability after jihadi extremists took over the country's north.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Miami Herald
Up the river in West Africa
The radiant sun was starting its late-afternoon descent, and I was gliding on glassy water through a Gambian archipelago of tropical rain-forest islands in a brightly painted boat, a converted ferry with an upper deck and even a soft-drink bar.
Habre lawyers say war crimes trial 'political'
Fear is reportedly driving African gays to seek asylum in the United States after countries like Nigeria and Uganda recently enacted draconian anti-gay laws.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Ebola outbreak triggers emergency measures
A view of gloves and boots used by medical staff, drying in the sun, at a centre for victims of the Ebola virus in Guinea.
Reuters Summit-Africa still rising but must cut poverty, create jobs
African presidents and policy makers are pushing back against pessimism to tell the world their continent's economic boom is real and sustained, but they say it must work harder to roll back poverty and create jobs for its restless youth.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Meet Tacko Fall the Tallest High School Prep Player [VIDEO]
Tacko Fal l is the tallest High School prep basketball player in the country if not the world.
Theatre Raymond Kabbaz to Present Dans la Peau D'Un Noir, May 14-15
Thtre Raymond Kabbaz , the performance space at Le Lyce Franais de Los Angeles, is pleased to present multi-talented French actress Clmentine Clari in the U.S. Premiere of Dans la Peau d'un Noir on Wednesday, May 14, and Thursday, May 15, 2014.