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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.
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Thursday, December 19
1962 - Senegal's President Leopold Senghor takes charge of government in Dakar after ouster of the West African nation's premier.
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.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
A dressmaker in the market of Tambacounda. Considering the tissues he had on the corner, he must have much work.
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.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
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.
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.