Several hundred protesters rallied Sunday in Dakar to demand that homosexuality be made a crime in Senegal, according to AFP journalists
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.
3 May 2020
Akwasi Bediako Afrane (Ghana), Jackie Karuti (Kenya) and Sabelo Mlangeni (South Africa) have emerged finalists for the 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award.
6 Aug 2019
AFA sports, the official kitting outfit for the women basketball national team, D’ Tigress, at the weekend unveiled a new set of jerseys for the team, as they prepare for their 2019 Afrobasket title defense in Dakar, Senegal from August 9.
25 Jul 2019
Scientists from Nigeria was among 300 health researchers from Africa and other parts of the world that gathered in Dakar Senegal last week, to showcase ground-breaking works aimed at reducing continent’s disease burden and creating healthier communities.
12 Mar 2019
Following dismal outing of local carriers on the international routes, Air Peace Airlines is set to foray into the long-haul operations, and on its wings are high expectations from stakeholders. The airlines, besides flying the Nigerian flag, also avails competitive options for Nigerian travellers. Air Peace will operate into six routes: Dubai and Sharjah to…
22 Jan 2019
CardinalStone Partners Limited has acted as the financial adviser to NEM Insurance Plc on the equity investment by AFIG Funds LLP. AFIG is a private equity firm registered in Mauritius and headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. NEM Insurance is a non-life insurance company, which commenced business in Nigeria in 1948, as Edward Turner & Co and…
6 Aug 2018
Senegal is an African country with a rich French colonial heritage and many natural attractions. Dakar, the cosmopolitan capital, is recognised for its nightlife, native mbalax music, esteemed African art and colonial architecture. Dakar is filled with authentic restaurants that serve some of the richest cuisines in West Africa. The food is influenced by various…
26 Jan 2018
Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace, has announced a new date, February 19, for the launch of its flights from Lagos to Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul in The Gambia and Dakar in Senegal. The airline had fixed the launch of its flights to Freetown, Banjul and Dakar for December 15, 2017. The launch was, however,…
15 Dec 2017
Air Peace has announced plans to connect Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul in The Gambia and Dakar in Senegal from its Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos hub starting from December 15. Corporate Communications Manager of the airline, Chris Iwarah, said the new routes would constitute the second phase of the airline’s expansion project on the West…