Right to Peaceful Protest Must be Respected

[AI] The Senegalese authorities must protect the right to peaceful protest and ensure the security forces refrain from using excessive force as anti-government demonstrations are planned today in the capital Dakar, Amnesty International said.

[AI] The Senegalese authorities must protect the right to peaceful protest and ensure the security forces refrain from using excessive force as anti-government demonstrations are planned today in the capital Dakar, Amnesty International said.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Music Icon N’dour Set for Kigali Mo Ibrahim Show

[East African] Senegalese singer and songwriter Youssou N’Dour is expected in Kigali for his inaugural performance on April 29, to headline the Mo Ibrahim Concert at this year’s Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend.

[East African] Senegalese singer and songwriter Youssou N'Dour is expected in Kigali for his inaugural performance on April 29, to headline the Mo Ibrahim Concert at this year's Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Senegal Scaling Solar Tender Produces One of the Lowest Electricity Costs in Africa

[PR Newswire] Dakar, Senegal -The World Bank Group’s Scaling Solar program, designed to help remove obstacles to developing large-scale solar power in developing countries, has set a new benchmark in Senegal resulting in two bids that will produce elec…

[PR Newswire] Dakar, Senegal -The World Bank Group's Scaling Solar program, designed to help remove obstacles to developing large-scale solar power in developing countries, has set a new benchmark in Senegal resulting in two bids that will produce electricity for under 4 Euro cents (roughly 5 US cents) per kilowatt hour. The deal will provide one of the cheapest sources of electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

After a 20+ Year Wait, ARC Finally Gets to Launch an LTE-Tdd Broadband Service and Build Its Own Infrastructure

[Balancing Act] London -At the end of last month, three new ISPs launched in Senegal. Arc Informatique’s Mohsen Chirara has waited over twenty years for this point and spoke to me about his long-term vision and current plans.

[Balancing Act] London -At the end of last month, three new ISPs launched in Senegal. Arc Informatique's Mohsen Chirara has waited over twenty years for this point and spoke to me about his long-term vision and current plans.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

On the Occasion of the Republic of Senegal’s National Day

[PR Newswire] Washington -On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I congratulate the people of Senegal as you celebrate the 58th anniversary of independence on April 4, 2018.

[PR Newswire] Washington -On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I congratulate the people of Senegal as you celebrate the 58th anniversary of independence on April 4, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Govt Races to Reform University Sector

[VOA] The law school lecture hall at Dakar’s Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) is, as usual, packed well beyond its 2,000-person capacity. Students huddle on the floor and perch on the window sills. Others stand by the door, straining to hear the prof…

[VOA] The law school lecture hall at Dakar's Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) is, as usual, packed well beyond its 2,000-person capacity. Students huddle on the floor and perch on the window sills. Others stand by the door, straining to hear the professor.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Cheikh Anta Diop – Visionary Scholar

[Deutsche Welle] Anthropologist, historian, specialist in nuclear physics and passionate about linguistics, the Senegalese scholar Cheikh Anta Diop laid the foundation for finally writing the history of Africa without racist prejudices.

[Deutsche Welle] Anthropologist, historian, specialist in nuclear physics and passionate about linguistics, the Senegalese scholar Cheikh Anta Diop laid the foundation for finally writing the history of Africa without racist prejudices.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal