Senegalese Trio Handed FIFA Club World Cup 2017 Opener

[CAF] The spotlight will be on African referees at the impending FIFA Club World Cup 2017 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), following the appointment of Senegalese trio, Malang Diedhiou, Djibril Camara and Malick Samba for the opening match, between A…

[CAF] The spotlight will be on African referees at the impending FIFA Club World Cup 2017 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), following the appointment of Senegalese trio, Malang Diedhiou, Djibril Camara and Malick Samba for the opening match, between Al Jazira (UAE) and Auckland City of New Zealand.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

CAF Offers $500, 000 to African World Cup Teams

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) will grant a financial subsidy of US$2,5 million to assist African teams at the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup prepare for the tournament.

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) will grant a financial subsidy of US$2,5 million to assist African teams at the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup prepare for the tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

World Cup Draw – the Details

[RFI] France on Friday were handed an apparently straightforward passage into the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup after being drawn with Peru, Denmark and Australia in Group C. The 2016 European championship runners-up will start their campaign on 16 Jun…

[RFI] France on Friday were handed an apparently straightforward passage into the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup after being drawn with Peru, Denmark and Australia in Group C. The 2016 European championship runners-up will start their campaign on 16 June in Kazan against Australia.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Minister Calls for Scientific Integration in Africa

[Economic Commission for Africa] The fourth Senior Experts Dialogue on Science, Technology and the African Transformation Agenda opened in Dakar Tuesday with Senegal’s Minister of Scientific Research and Innovation, Mary Teuw Niane, calling on Africa t…

[Economic Commission for Africa] The fourth Senior Experts Dialogue on Science, Technology and the African Transformation Agenda opened in Dakar Tuesday with Senegal’s Minister of Scientific Research and Innovation, Mary Teuw Niane, calling on Africa to pull its resources together to produce a critical mass of scientists and researchers to help find solutions to problems besetting the continent.

Senegal Leading the Fight to End FGM in Africa

[This is Africa] When a cluster of villages in Senegal publicly announced their decision to end the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in 2008, many thought it was just a theoretical gesture. Today, the country stands as an example of how to e…

[This is Africa] When a cluster of villages in Senegal publicly announced their decision to end the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in 2008, many thought it was just a theoretical gesture. Today, the country stands as an example of how to eradicate genital cutting, writes Patrick Egwu.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Building Community Support for Drug Users Using Mobile Cinemas

[OSIWA] Waves of dialogue in West Africa on drug policy reform with the ultimate goal of decriminalizing drug use and possession for personal use have been making headway. Progress is slowly but surely on its way, and different actors are employing various tools and strategies to reach this goal. Senegal is home to le Centre de Prise en charge Intégrée des Addictions de Dakar (CEPIAD), the only government-run harm reduction facility in West Africa. CEPIAD does remarkable work by providing psycho

[OSIWA] Waves of dialogue in West Africa on drug policy reform with the ultimate goal of decriminalizing drug use and possession for personal use have been making headway. Progress is slowly but surely on its way, and different actors are employing various tools and strategies to reach this goal. Senegal is home to le Centre de Prise en charge Intégrée des Addictions de Dakar (CEPIAD), the only government-run harm reduction facility in West Africa. CEPIAD does remarkable work by providing psycho

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Sucker Punch Drops Bafana

[SAFA] South Africa missed a second half penalty but despite having equalised, were punished by a late, late goal. The match was preceded by a 10-minute power outage but once the Ethiopian match official got things going, it was business as usual.

[SAFA] South Africa missed a second half penalty but despite having equalised, were punished by a late, late goal. The match was preceded by a 10-minute power outage but once the Ethiopian match official got things going, it was business as usual.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Senegal Book World Cup Ticket

[Vanguard] Senegal on Friday sealed a return to the FIFA World Cup for the first time since their 2002 debut thanks to a 2-0 win over South Africa in World Cup qualifying African Group D.

[Vanguard] Senegal on Friday sealed a return to the FIFA World Cup for the first time since their 2002 debut thanks to a 2-0 win over South Africa in World Cup qualifying African Group D.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal