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Senegal

  • DAKAR, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — … deepen political mutual trust with Senegal and enhance bilateral cooperation … affairs, Wang said. China congratulates Senegal on assuming the rotating presidency … , which has significantly boosted Senegal's economic recovery and …
  • … China-Africa summit in Dakar. Speaking on Sunday following a … benefits of democracy on Senegal visit Senegal to move all government … nations Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal, against a backdrop of growing … the Chinese embassy in Dakar. DR Congo's President …
  • … Senegal's economic competitiveness, Senegalese President Macky Sall said. DAKAR, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) — Senegal … and effectively enhanced Senegal's economic competitiveness. Wang … continue promoting China-Senegal practical cooperation in various fields, …
  • … GenUSahel), the Government of Senegal, the United Nations Integrated … Minister of Youth of Senegal, Néné Fatoumata Tall, … Initiative and the YouthConnekt Senegal Chapter, with discussions … Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal. Nigeria is making preparation …
  • … Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, in Dakar.   Tall Sall, during the … strong voice of support for Senegal.   “Also to all other … and irredentism with.’’   The Senegalese foreign minister said China is … number of other sectors of Senegal’s economy.   The minister …
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  • Hundreds of people from several Senegalese ethnic groups parade through the … of the Grand Carnaval de Dakar. Initiated in 2019, this event … celebrate the cultural richness of Senegal, was not held in 2020 …

The Gambia

  • [The Point] Falcons will host Hawks in their week-two fixture of the 2021-2022 Gambia Football Federation (GFF) division one league today, Friday at the Independence stadium in Bakau at 8 pm.
  • [The Point] In a move to further expose the culture and history of the Nyancho descendants beyond Africa, the Nyancho Family SannehManneh of The Gambia has established a relationship with the Nyancho descendants of Kabou in Guinea Bissau to reunite all Nyanchos family in The Gambia; Senegal; Guinea Bissau and their other places of settlement.
  • [The Point] Brikama United Football Club has signed Bombada prolific striker Mustapha Drammeh on a two-year contract.
  • [The Point] In our era of oligarchs and gangsters, murdered journalists and outgunned tax inspectors, Putin and Trump, how do you write a critical book about money and power in the world that doesn't feel utterly futile? It's a question Oliver Bullough often asks himself. In this volume he lists some of the enterprises that […]
  • [Foroyaa] The current Elections Act does not make provision for candidates to challenge decisions made by the Commission, particularly nomination of a candidate for public election.
  • [African Union] The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, H.E. Amb. Bankole Adeoye, paid a three-day working visit to the Republic of The Gambia from the 22nd to the 24th of November 2021, ahead of the 4th of December 2021 presidential election. During the visit, he met with the President of […]
  • [JusticeInfo.net] After months of procrastination, Gambian President Adama Barrow received, on Thursday November 25, the final report of the Gambian Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC). It is yet to be made public, and its recommendations are being held hostage by politics, just two weeks before the 4th December presidential elections.
  • [The Point] The National Youth Council (NYC) on Tuesday launched its Youth Peace Security Situation Room and Online Radio at its office in Kanifing.
  • [The Point] As COP26 ends, the 1.5-degree Celsius goal is alive, yet barely.
  • [The Point] The Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC) yesterday submitted its much awaited-report to government and recommended the persecution of people who committed heinous crimes under the 22-year rule of former President Yahya Jammeh.

Mauritania

  • [State Department] On behalf of the United States of America, I send best wishes and congratulations to Mauritania on celebrating 61 years of independence.
  • [Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-Three (3) Algerian nationals were cowardly murdered after their trucks were "barbarically bombarded" on the road linking Nouakchott to Ouargla, said Wednesday a statement of the Presidency of the Republic, which referred to several factors pointing to Morocco's occupation forces in Western Sahara as "having committed this cowardly murder with sophisticated weaponry."
  • [Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia — 300 Arab and foreign publishing houses, 150 Tunisian exhibitors and 22 countries are participating this year in the 36th edition of the Tunis International Book Fair (FILT) which, after a postponement since 2019 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, is back to be organised at the Kram Exhibition Centre on November […]
  • [WHO-AFRO] Ben Zaid Hospital welcomed on Monday, October 11, an emergency medical team from the UK MED, through the Secretariat Emergency Medical Team (EMT) of the World Health Organization (WHO). The deployment of this team follows a request from the Ministry of Health to support the country's efforts to manage severe cases of COVID-19 and […]
  • [IPS] Johannesburg — COP26 is almost upon us, and dire warnings abound that it's boom or bust for a greener future. Meanwhile, everybody boasts about what they will do to cool down our planet, but there is a disjuncture between talk and action. Even Queen Elizabeth II of the host country, the United Kingdom, has […]

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WHO: Omicron covid variant should be a ‘wake up call’ Africa Today

The head of the World Health Organization warns the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus poses a global risk and has highlighted the need for global solidarity in fighting the pandemic. Plus, the tri-annual Sino-Africa summit has begun in Dakar, Senegal, focusing on trade and relations between China and the continent. And people in Accra pay tribute to the celebrated Ghanaian-American fashion designer, Virgil Abloh, who has died.
  1. WHO: Omicron covid variant should be a ‘wake up call’
  2. Coronavirus: what we know about the 'Omicron' variant
  3. Gambia's truth commission recommends prosecutions
  4. Ethiopia's Olympic heroes ready to join war
  5. Ethiopia PM vows to join the battlefield