Tag Archives: Senegal

Tunisia Dumps Madagascar Out Of AFCON, Proceeds To Semi-final

Tunisia were simply too good for Madagascar. But Madagascar were once again disciplined, organised and enterprising, the undisputed sensation of their first Cup of Nations, but Tunisa deservedly advance to meet Senegal in the first of Sunday’s semi-finals. The early stages of the game were tight, with neither side so much as creating and opportunity…

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Senegal Proceeds To AFCON Semi-final After 1-0 Win Over Benin

10-man Benin was brushed aside by Senegal in 1-0 defeat on Wednesday at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, making the Senegalese team progress to the semifinals of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Everton midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye scored the only goal of the match in the 69th minute. Senegal dominated the first…

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Presidents Of Ghana, Niger, Senegal Congratulate President Buhari On His Re-Election

Minutes after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared President Buhari as winner of the 2019 elections, three Presidents from the West African sub-region sent congratulatory messages to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, ‘the presidents are President Nana Koffi-Addo of Ghana, Mahamadou issoufou of Niger, and…

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Music & Charity! Photos From Cuppy Takes Africa Tour In Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Tanzania & Kenya

Billionaire daughter DJ Cuppy in partnership with The Dangote Foundation is giving back to under privileged youth across the entire continent. This charitable endeavor has taken the DJ to visit charity organisations in Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana and Tanzania. DJ Cuppy as part of her 8 country Africa-wide tour, paid visits to St Peter’s Primary School…

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Illegal Migrants Deported From Gabon

About 500 illegal migrants mainly from Nigeria, Mali, Togo, Senegal, Niger Republic, Guinea Conakry and other African countries have been repatriated from Gabon to Nigeria for not having valid travelling documents. Receiving the deportees at the Inland Waterways Jetty in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, the State Comptroller of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Funke…

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Suspected Nigerian Ebola Victim Currently Undergoing Treatment In Benin Republic

The nation’s health minister has said that a Nigerian is being treated after showing symptoms of the disease. Fears of the continued spread of the Ebola virus have again risen as the Republic of Benin has confirmed that it is treating a patient suspected to have the disease. The country’s Health minister, Dorotheé Gazard has…

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Akon To Provide Electricity For 1 Million Africans By End Of 2014

Senegalese-born international singer, songwriter, producer and entrepreneur, Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, simply known as Akon has announced ambitious plans to give back to his roots in a way never-before-seen by an entertainer on the continent. His new initiative “Akon Lighting Africa” hopes to bring electricity to…

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