About 20 African heads of state and private sector leaders are among around 1,500 delegates meeting in Dakar, Senegal, this week, for a high-level discussion on roadmaps for achieving food sovereignty in the continent.
24 Dec 2022
Ahead of the highly anticipated 8th edition of the All-Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) tagged ‘Teranga Edition’ scheduled to hold in Dakar, Senegal from January 12-15, 2023, global entertainment service YouTube, has entered into a partnership with AFRIMA, to help provide artiste-focused educational sessions and live streaming support for the awards. AFRIMA, which is the pinnacle…
10 Oct 2022
Representatives of local and regional authorities and non-state actors from Africa have reaffirmed their commitment and decisive role of local action to develop sustainable mobility
12 Sep 2022
Delegates will resume the eighteenth session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) in Dakar, Senegal today.
6 Jul 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today, Wednesday, to participate in the International Development Association (IDA) for Africa Summit in Dakar, Senegal. An institution of the World Bank Group, IDA is deepening its support to drive a resilient recovery for countries hit by the global crises of climate and COVID -19, growing levels of insecurity…
18 Jun 2022
Senegal's main opposition leader has issued what he called an "ultimatum" to President Macky Sall, urging him to release those arrested during a day of clashes that reportedly left three people dead.
10 Mar 2022
Nigeria’s U-20 girls, Falconets, arrived in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, yesterday, ahead of their 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup final round, first leg clash with their Senegalese counterparts.
23 Jan 2022
Voters in Senegal went to the polls on Sunday to elect mayors and local representatives in a vote seen as a key test of support for President Macky Sall.
23 May 2021
Several hundred protesters rallied Sunday in Dakar to demand that homosexuality be made a crime in Senegal, according to AFP journalists
22 Apr 2021
Telecommunications firm, MTN is committing about $10 billion in the next five years to improving infrastructure, especially telecoms on the continent. The firm, which operates in about 17 African countries, with the largest market being Nigeria, said investment in the telecommunications industry is only going to increase in the years ahead. The President and Chief…
5 Jul 2020
With COVID-19 pandemic disrupting activities, Goethe-Institut has announced the cancellation of its 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award ceremony in Dakar, Senegal.