Senegal rise to 17th in world rankings
Sadio Mane-inspired Senegal climbed four places to 17th in the FIFA world rankings on Thursday after home and away Africa Cup of Nations qualifying victories over Guinea-Bissau.
Rohr sure Nigeria will qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup, even against Algeria, Senegal
Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr, is sure his team will qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup even if Nigeria is matched against Algeria and Senegal in the last qualifying round of FIFA’s most important competition.
ECOWAS, others donate kits for protection of children in Senegal
As part of an effort to support the project for the Protection of Child Victims of Violations known as (PAPEV), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has donated kits and sanitary materials to victims in Senegal. ECOWAS in partnership with the Regional Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)…
Rwanda genocide convict dies in Senegalese prison
The former deputy chairman of Rwanda's ruling party during the 1994 genocide has died in a Senegalese prison, where he was serving a life sentence for his role in the slaughter, a court official told AFP Wednesday.
Akon Plans To Build 'Wakanda-Inspired' $6bn City In Senegal
Senegalese-American singer Akon has set his sights on building a sprawling $6 billion city in his Senegal homeland to welcome Africans of the diaspora to their "home back home". The R&B star boasting two multi-platinum albums told a news conference Monday he had laid the first stone for the city in the Atlantic Ocean village…
African football: The state of play amid coronavirus pandemic
Top African football officials will hold a video conference Tuesday to discuss the way forward amid the coronavirus pandemic, which halted football last March
Senegal president in quarantine despite negative virus test
Senegal's President Macky Sall began a preventative two-week quarantine after coming into contact with a coronavirus case, although the leader has tested negative for the disease, his office said.
Senegal to continue chloroquine virus treatment
Senegal will continue treating COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine, a senior health official said on Wednesday, despite recent evidence that the anti-malarial drug is harmful.
Senegalese return to mosques after restrictions eased
Some Senegalese mosques opened their doors on Friday after the government eased coronavirus restrictions, but others judged the rate of infection too high and stayed shut.