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  • February 20, 2024

Nigerians protest over high cost of living

With placards reading ‘end bad government now’ and ‘end hunger’, residents of one of Nigeria’s largest cities took to the streets on Monday (Feb.19). Large crowds marched through the centre of …

Lion kills zookeeper at Nigeria’s Obafemi Awolowo University

A zookeeper at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Nigeria has lost his life in a fatal encounter with one of the lions under his care. Olabode Olawuyi, who had been …

Business:Nigeria Naira drops further on official and unofficial markets to hit record lows

Nigeria’s currency naira on Monday fell to record lows on both the official and unofficial markets on while stocks posted their biggest one-day fall in more than a year. The latest …

UNESCO settles jollof rice war between Ghana, Senegal and Nigeria

UNESCO has settled a long-standing jollof rice dispute involving Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and Cameroon, after declaring Senegal king of the famous West African delicacy in January this year. The Senegalese Jollof, …

Senegal seizes over 800 kg of cocaine off coast of Dakar

Over 800 kg of cocaine were seized on a ship off Dakar by the Senegalese navy, the Senegalese Directorate of Public Relations (Dirpa) announced Tuesday (Jan. 24). The seizure of 805 …

Senegalese residents protest mismanagement of anti-Covid funds

Hundreds of Senegalese civilians demonstrated in Dakar on Saturday by banging pots and pans during president Macky Sall’s end of year speech. Both the demonstration and Friday’s protest were to demand …

Sports:Senegal get ready to play the Netherlands without Mané

Senegal’s players attended a training session at Al Thumama stadium in Doha on November 20, on the eve of the Qatar 2022 World Cup football match against the Netherlands. The squad …

Business: Floods strike a blow to tourism around Senegal’s Pink Lake and salt industry

Senegal’s renowned Pink lake may be in danger. At the height of the rainy season in August, water cascaded into the lake, nearly tripling its usual depth. The influx washed away …

Candidates hold final rallies ahead of Senegal’s legislative elections

The Senegalese elect their deputies on Sunday in legislative elections that will be a test before the presidential election of February 2024, an election that the opposition wants to use to …

Senegal’s opposition leader calls for another mega protest on June 29

Senegal’s main opposition leader on Monday called for a fresh demonstration to be held on June 29, despite the previous one being banned and the ensuing clashes leaving three dead. Ousmane …

World’s largest civilian hospital ship “Global Mercy” in Senegal

The Global Mercy, the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, made its debut in Africa in the port of Dakar where it will stay for four weeks to train health professionals, an …

Three arrests after alleged homophobic attack on foreigner in Senegal

Three men have been arrested in Senegal for allegedly being involved in a mob attack against a young foreigner accused of being homosexual. The attack occurred on 17 May in the …

Senegal faces economic boom in Oyster farming

Senegal has developed an important oyster industry in recent years that is still under-exploited although it is promising new revenues. The mangrove swamp near Joal-Fadiouth, a fishing village in southern Senegal, …