Category: Senegal

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"Everjobs", Africa Internet Group's subsidiary, is established in Senegal. The Web platform will allow job searchers of Senegal to finding the existing offers and submitting their curricula vitae free of charge. A demonstration session of this new tool for the fight against unemployment in Africa will take place on Thursday in Dakar. Accordi ...
The legend of the Senegalese music, Thione Seck is involved in a forged banknotes case since last 27th May. After a few days of police custody, he has just been transferred to the civil prison, the time to go further in investigations. The judge Samba Sall of the 2nd judge's chambers charged the Senegalese artist for "swindling and whitewash ...
The Senegalese Sovereign fund of Strategic Investments (FONSIS) should very soon finalize the closing of a fund specially directed to the financing of SME, as said by the managing director of this structure, Tinder Hott, during an interview on the channel of CNBC Africa, outside the World Economic Forum on Africa. "We are finalizing the firs ...
Africa will no more wish good luck to western candidates at the head of Fifa. The surprising resignation of Joseph Blatter at the head of the greatest authority of the world football gives ideas to African leaders. Joined by the Senegalese News agency (Aps), the vice-president of the Senegalese football federation considers that Africa aboun ...
On the site of the Senegalese News agency, the promoter of the music festival Shula Acoustic Tour, Shoula Ndiaye expressed her desire to see Africa becoming identified by its cultures rather than pictures of war and poverty. The Senegalese artist considers that her continent has valuable to stand out in the world. "It is not normal when talk ...
The 47th summit of the heads of State and government of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) held on Tuesday in Accra (Ghana) was an unsuccessful meeting to limit the presidential terms to two in this region. According to BBC Africa, Togo and Gambia rejected the proposal of the Presidential term limits. The text drafted on ...
The 47th summit of the heads of State and government of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) ended last Tuesday in Accra with the election of the Senegalese president Macky Sall at the head of the institution. President Macky Sall so succeeds to his Ghanaian counterpart John Mahama Dramani. The latter was confronted during ...
The edition 2014 of RFI Discovery Award is launched. The registration for the competition that promotes musical talents of the African continent is in progress on line. As for the previous editions, the Prize-winner of the RFI Discovered Award benefited from 10 000 euros, a tour in Africa and a show in Paris. The winner of the edition 2015 o ...
Last Friday during a workshop for capacity building of the members of Parliament and social movements on the mining legislation of Senegal, the M23 (Movement of 23rd June) expressed its desire to see its country equipped with a mining legislation that does not violate the rights of the nationals in favor of foreigners. For Mouhamadou Mbodji, ...
The Senegalese star, Coumba Gawlo, makes her first move in media business. The "diva with golden voice", already owner of a film record company and a label, announces the creation of a media group. The project includes a radio station, a TV channel and a communication agency. The artist and her partners have already paid out 2.5 billion FCFA ...
The 11th edition of the Cauris d’Or will be held next 6th June in King Fahd Palace Hotel in the Senegalese capital, news revealed by the managing staff the Movement of the Companies of Senegal (MEDS), organizer of this event. Placed under the joint sponsoring of the president of the Republic of Senegal, Macky Sall and the chairman of the WAE ...
A group of women associations and leaders of Senegal launched last Friday in Dakar, the National Synergy of Women (SYNAFE) which one of the objectives is to impact on peace and stability of the country, said Khady Fall Tall (photo with the microphone), coordinator of the commission of the initiative. It was what reported APA New. "The Synafe ...
Africa counts on the Public Private Partnership to achieve emergence. Actions are increasing in this way these last five years. It's in this context that Senegal hosts from 5th to 7th May 2015 a forum on the theme: "Public - Private Partnerships: the column carrier of the Senegal Emergent Plan". According to the Senegalese News agency, (APS) ...
The assessment of the last three years by Macky Sall at the head of Senegal is globally positive according to certain observers who support that the Head of State inherited a country socially and politically deconstructed. His Senegal Emergent Plan (PSE), an ambitious program to put the country back on the rails, is appreciated by all. Th ...
14 years after his death, the passing of the Senegalese former president at the French Academy still stirs up controversy. For his detractors, this post is nothing other than a reward for his services provided to the colonizing France. In fact, Leopold Sedar Senghor is considered as the symbol of the cooperation between France and its former ...
The Senegalese Head of State, Macky Sall, persists in his will to organize a referendum in order to reduce his term from 7 to 5 years. A promise he made during his election campaign. The only trouble is that within his own party, the Alliance for the Republic (APR), voices rise against such a reform. Several executives of the party show thei ...
The famous Moroccan musician, Majid Bekkas was recently awarded the Académie Charles-Cros Prize in Marseille. Creator of "L’Africain gnaoua blues", form of musical expression deriving from the spiritual music of trance Gnaoui, mixed with jazz and blues of African origins, the artist was rewarded for "Al Qantara", his last album in trio which in ...
The Senegalese, Fatimata Dia, Manager of the Francophony Institute for Sustainable Development (IFDD), is raised to the rank of the Chevalier of the National Order of Quebec on Wednesday, 25th March 2015. Quebec thus appreciates the commitment of the Senegalese jurist in the field of the sustainable development and the fight against the global ...
The Canal+ group continues its policy of consolidating its offer towards the sub-Saharan Africa by proposing to its subscribers, a new service to watch its programs in mobility. After A+ launched in October 2014, the French group proceeded on Tuesday to the launch of 25 new channels that come to diversify the television offer of by Canal+. ...
Are we moving towards the end of the internet connection cost considered too high in Dakar? All seem we are on the way with the "Dakar Digital City" project. Well, the citizens can henceforth free of charge surf the Internet with their computer or Smartphone at the independence square of the Senegalese capital town. This, thanks to the la ...
The successful documentary "A Single Word" by the sisters Mariama and Khady Sylla, represents Senegal one more time at the international level. The movie is in official competition at the Luxor International Film Festival (Egypt) held from 16th to 21st March 2014. "A Single Word" is also expected at the African Film Festival of Córdoba (Spai ...
The country of the Teranga is triply honored at the International Crans Montana Forum 2015 that closed its doors on 14th March of this year in Dakhla in Morocco. Three young Senegalese, known for their commitment in the African youth leadership, were rewarded during the closing ceremony of this meeting. They are Elhadji Yoro Ba, consultan ...
The celebration of the women month was the opportunity for the leader of the Female Executives Union of Togo (UFCa) to express their commitment beside the best Togolese female students. The association organized on 16th March at the University of Lomé, a meeting with female students placed under the theme: "what contribution from female executi ...
Senegal has to be capable of producing the quantity of rice necessary for the consumption of its population within the next two years. President Macky Sall and his government launched on Saturday, 28th February a campaign to incite the Senegalese to use the local rice. Rice occupies an important place in food supply of the Senegalese. This f ...
The 23rd edition of the International jazz Festival of Saint-Louis will be held from 20th to 25th May 2015. Several innovations are listed in the program this year. In press conference on Monday, Mr. Ibrahima Diop chairman of the Saint-Louis Jazz Association indicated that Mamadou Diagna Ndiaye agreed to sponsor the edition 2015 of the festival ...
Within the framework of the expansion of its network, ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines, the national airline company of the Republic of Congo, will open the Brazzaville-Dakar via Bamako line on Sunday, 22nd March 2015. Bamako (Republic of Mali) and Dakar (Republic of Senegal) are two major capitals in West Africa. The establishment of this l ...
Kigali, considered as the Silicon Valley of Africa, is not the only one on the continent to willing to offer the Internet to all its population. Dakar, the capital of Senegal, has just launched the experimental phase of the "DAKAR DIGITAL CITY" project. The initiative supported by the mobile phone operator, Tigo, allows putting the Internet ...
The organizers of prestigious Africa Ceo Forum dedicated to the holding of the event on the African land. After the Ivorian attempt missed because of Ebola, the promoters of the forum intend to come back on the continent. In his speech at the opening of the third edition that started on 16th March in Geneva, Donald Kaberuka, the chairman of ...
Taking the floor on Wednesday in Dakar within the framework of the Summit on higher education in Africa for the development in Africa, the former United Nations Secretary General, Koffi Annan, suggested partnership between government, universities and institutions for the revitalization of Higher education in Africa, next to other essential sol ...
The female artist Toussa honored women by winning last Saturday in Dakar during the second edition of Top Awards, the best Mixtape trophy of the year 2014. The event was organized by DJ Lamay Sène's Bagn Lal label production. In front of professional artists whose talents are unequivocal (Dip Doundou Guis, Seven Shot, Profète and Ngaka Blin ...
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