[CPJ] Dakar -- Senegalese authorities should drop their prosecution of journalist Pape Malick Thiam, ensure he can work free of intimidation, and hold those responsible for beating him to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday.
[The Point] The ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (EOM) has raised concerns on the deadly Cassamance clash between the Democratic Movement of Cassamance, a separatists' movement, and the Senegalese Armed Forces, which has left thousands of Gambians, who live around villages bordering Cassamance, internally displaced around the Fonis.
[Balancing Act] London -- YouTube is Africa's leading streamer and is a vital part of reaching new, young audiences and the diaspora. This week Russell Southwood looks at a comparison between YouTube viewing in Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire and Senegal.
[Cosafa] Nigeria legend Sunday Oliseh believes African football is yet to reach it's full potential, but says there is one side on the continent who could win the FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year.
[The Conversation Africa] In their fight for freedom from France, what the people of Senegal keenly understood was that securing independence would simply not be enough. True victory would be achieved by a sustainable independence.
[CAF] The five African countries at this year's World Cup have been handed tricky groups at the tournament with Tunisia drawn to face world champions France while Cameroon will play five-time winners Brazil
[CAF] The qualification of Senegal to the 2022 FIFA World Cup was secured because 'the desire and the determination of the Senegalese players who, despite the difficulty of the match and the tension surrounding it, knew how to keep their serenity and their desire to move forward to seek qualification," said Aliou Cissé the coach of Senegal.
[RFI] Senegal said that it will take appropriate actions against French presidential candidate, Eric Zemmour, for the "degrading and irresponsible" comments he made against the Senegalese community living in France. This after the far-right contender branded some of its members delinquents and crack cocaine dealers.
[The Point] The Young People Without Borders has called on the governments of The Gambia, Senegal and Guinea Bissau to dialogue with members of the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC), with a view to bringing a lasting solution to the Cassamace conflict.
[The Point] The minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure (MOICI), Ebrahim Sillah, says the ECOMIG Forces (Senegalese) stationed in the Fonis are not there to aid and abet the ongoing war in the Senegalese region of Cassamance.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Casamance/Senegal -- More than 6,000 people have fled their homes in Gambia and Senegal following clashes between Senegalese soldiers and separatists near the Gambian border earlier this month, Gambia's government said Tuesday.
[CAF] An introvert standing almost two metres tall, the Casa Sports goalkeeper lived his dream a few months after his first call-up to the Senegal senior national team. The maiden call-up came in November last year for the matches against Togo and Congo in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers and this quickly transmuted into playing in the final of the 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations final which they won completed his uncalculated expectation.
[The Point] Mr. President, the situation in Casamance in Senegal has been escalating for the past few days with the Senegalese army launching attacks on the MFDC bases and seizing them which resulted in one Senegalese soldier killed and several people wounded.
[RFI] The ninth World Water Forum, a week-long series of conferences and workshops aimed at accelerating universal access to water and sanitation, is to open on Tuesday in the Senegalese capital Dakar.
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana's Black Maidens have progressed to the third round of the 2022 Women Under-17 FIFA World Cup, after brushing aside the Young Teranga Lionesses of Senegal 3-0 in the second leg of the qualifiers.
[Speak Up Africa] This week's World Water Forum, taking place in Dakar, Senegal, is a timely reminder of how the world is slipping behind its commitment to achieve universal access to safe sanitation by 2030.
[Ghanaian Times] The Black Maidens of Ghana will take on the Young Teranga Lionesses of Senegal in the 2nd leg of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022 first round qualifiers at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday.
[VOA] Dakar -- Senegal's army has launched a new offensive aimed at dismantling a separatist rebel group in the country's southern region, causing more than 2,000 people to flee. The military operation comes less than two months after rebels killed four Senegalese soldiers and captured seven others.
[Agenzia Fides] Dakar -- "We are deeply concerned about the armed conflict that is currently taking place in northern Casamance", declares the Community of Sant'Egidio, which for years has acted as a mediator for peace between the government of Senegal and the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC).
[The Point] Her Excellency the Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray, yesterday announced that His Excellency President Adama Barrow has pledged D5 million for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Fonis through the NDMA as a humanitarian response.
[The Point] Banjul -- It has come to the awareness of The Gambia Government that Senegal launched a 'Military Operation' against MFDC separatists in its southern region of Cassamance on Sunday 13th March, 2022.
[OCHA] Dakar, March 11, 2022: Under the leadership of the Senegalese Ministry of Justice, the members of the Technical Monitoring Committee and then the members of the National Steering Committee (NSC) of the Support Project for the Protection of Child Victims of Human Rights Violations (PAPEV) met on March 10 and 11, 2022 respectively.
[Premium Times] On February 2, the United Nations General Assembly convened in an emergency session, the first in a quarter of a century, to consider the Russian invasion of Ukraine. At the end of the debate, the states in the General Assembly voted to adopt a resolution condemning Russia's conduct as an unlawful act of aggression "in violation of Article 2 (4) of the (United Nations) Charter" and demanded Russia to "immediately, completely and unconditionally withdraw all of its military forces from the territory of Ukra
[This Day] The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the Senegalese Petroleum Industry have agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Nigeria's support for the development of local content in Senegal's oil and gas industry.
[allAfrica] Around the world, it's much more difficult for female entrepreneurs to get the funding they need to grow their businesses. The gender gap prevents women from reaching their potential and costs sub-Saharan Africa approximately $95 billion each year. So how do we solve this issue?
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya Morans point guard Eric Mutoro has blamed the team's poor performance in the first leg of the 2023 FIBA World Cup qualifiers to poor preparations and absence of several stars including Tyler Okari.
[VOA] The fledgling Basketball Africa League tipped off its second season in Dakar, Senegal, on March 5, 2022, with a dozen men's club teams from as many African countries vying for the 2022 BAL championship title.
[Ghanaian Times] Black Maidens Head Coach, Baba Nuhu has named a squad list of 22 players to face Senegal's young Teranga Lioness in the first leg of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022 Qualifiers.
[New Dawn] The Total Energies 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN Total Energies 2021) took the continent by storm for a good 29 days, with the recently concluded 33rd edition acclaimed as the most widely followed in the history of the competition. Prowess, spectacle, patriotism, and frenzy, #AFCON2021 engendered a surplus of feisty content, laden with agenda-setting, crescendoing the continent into a fever pitch. With mainstream and social media across and beyond the continent awash with technical analyses of the sport,