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Senegal , Friday 24 November 2017

News Senegal: Sadio Mane: How Senegal's quiet but steely star has shone for club and country

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42101105
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Rewind to 28 January 2017. In the remote eastern Gabonese town of Franceville, a murky night was about to get a lot darker for one of Africa's brightest stars. In the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final between Senegal and Cameroon, the penalty shootout ...

News Senegal: 50 years ago, Francis Brenton sailed a canoe from Lake Michigan to Senegal

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/history/ct-francis-brenton-canoe-trip-20171126-story.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

In November 1967, Francis Brenton was feared lost at sea. “I don’t know what to do — say prayers or what,” Lois Lundy, an official at the Field Museum, responded to the news. Brenton, an adventurer who acquired artifacts from around the world and ...

News Senegal: Senegal's new generation ready show World Cup what it's been missing

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-soccer-worldcup-pot3-senegal/senegals-new-generation-ready-show-world-cup-what-its-been-missing-idUKKBN1DN058
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Senegal’s only prior appearance at a World Cup came in 2002 when they beat holders France in the opening game before going on to reach the quarter-finals, and while that golden era has come and gone a new generation of talent is set ...

News Senegal: Senegal soar as top five hold firm

News channel or source: http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2017/m=11/news=senegal-soar-as-top-five-hold-firm-2920750.html
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

The concluding 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifiers have made their mark on the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with Senegal and the winners of the European zone play-offs among the biggest climbers. The Lions of Teranga have, in fact, risen to ...

News Senegal: Surfing to stardom in Senegal

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/news/surfing-to-stardom-in-senegal/vp-BBFsEYi
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

Meet Senegal's Oumar Seye, the world's first pro black African surfer making waves in competitions around the world Mind over matter: The journey to the top

News Senegal: VINCI Energies wins contract for eight PV plants in Senegal

News channel or source: https://www.pv-tech.org/news/vinci-energies-win-26.9-million-contract-for-eight-senegalese-pv-solar-plan
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

UK based firm, VINCI Energies has won a €26.9 million (US$31.5 million) contract to build eight PV power plants in Senegal with a combined capacity of 17MW. The contract was awarded by Senelec and will be undertaken by Omexom, VINCI’s brand dedicated ...

News Senegal: Senegal Subscribes to the IMF’s Special Data Dissemination Standard

News channel or source: http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/11/20/pr17451-senegal-subscribes-to-sdds
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

On November 20, 2017, Senegal subscribed to the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS), becoming the fourth country in Sub-Saharan African to reach this goal. It is also the very first country to graduate from the ...

News Senegal: Reuters: BP seeks stake in Cairn Energy's Senegal assets

News channel or source: https://seekingalpha.com/news/3313942-reuters-bp-seeks-stake-cairn-energys-senegal-assets
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

BP (BP +0.3%) is in talks with Cairn Energy (OTCPK:CRNCY) to acquire a 30% stake in the latter's deepwater SNE field offshore Senegal, which could be valued at ~$600M, Reuters reports. A deal would increase BP’s position in Senegal following a joint ...

News Senegal: Senegal's new $575 million airport opens after 10-year saga

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/16/africa/senegal-new-airport/index.html
Publication date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

The $575 million megaproject is envisioned as the centerpiece of an ambitious new development program. Breathing space The new airport is based in rural Diass, around 40 kilometers east of Dakar. The remote location offers more space for the project than ...

News Senegal: HI completes mine clearance operations in Senegal

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/senegal/hi-completes-mine-clearance-operations-senegal
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

Launched in 2011, the six-year mine action project in Casamance, has freed more than 160,000 sq.m of land, equivalent to 24 football fields! The threat from mines and explosive remnants of war–the legacy of a pro-independence conflict in the region in ...