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Everton forward Oumar Niasse tells of his refusal to let former manager Ronald Koeman 'destroy' him.

Koeman tried to offload Niasse throughout his time on Merseyside but the Senegal star surprisingly outlasted the Dutchman.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Interpol: 40 Human Traffickers Arrested, 236 Children Saved.

Interpol says 40 suspected human traffickers have been arrested and nearly 500 of their victims freed in a vast police operation in five African countries. The France-based international police agency said in a statement late Thursday that 236 of those rescued were minors. The operation earlier this month was carried out in ...

- Voice of America - US

Hodgson hopes Niasse diving ban a deterrent.

LONDON, Nov 24 — Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson said yesterday he feels vindicated by the two-match ban handed to Everton striker Oumar Niasse for diving and hopes that it deters others. The Senegalese striker became the first Premier...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Expect more US corruption probes involving firms with links to China, legal experts say.

More companies with Chinese ties could be ensnared in corruption investigations in the United States as Washington becomes more familiar with business practices in China, legal experts said. The assessment comes after former Hong Kong home affairs secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping and former Senegalese foreign minister Cheikh ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Chinese companies risk legal minefield with 'poor awareness of offshore bribery laws'.

The arrest of a former Hong Kong official in New York for allegedly bribing African officials on behalf of a Chinese company highlights the lack of awareness of legal issues among Chinese investors overseas, lawyers said. US officials said on Monday that they had arrested former Hong Kong home affairs secretary Patrick Ho ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

U.S. charges two with bribing African officials for China energy firm.

The United States has charged a former Senegalese foreign minister and a former top Hong Kong government official with links to a Chinese energy conglomerate with bribing high-level officials in Chad and Uganda in exchange for contracts for the mainland company.

- Yahoo! News - US

Everton striker Niasse charged with diving against Palace.

Everton striker Oumar Niasse could become the first Premier League player to receive retrospective punishment for diving after he was charged with simulation on Tuesday. Niasse faces a two-match ban after being accused of deceiving referee Anthony Taylor by diving for a penalty in Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace ...

- City AM - UK

Chinese company denies bribery charge that led to arrest of Patrick Ho in US.

US authorities have arrested former Hong Kong home affairs minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping and an ex-foreign minister of Senegal for allegedly masterminding a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme in Africa on behalf of a top Chinese energy firm, with some deals supposedly arranged in the halls of the United Nations. Details ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

U.S. Authorities Arrest Two On Major Energy Corruption Scheme.

U.S. authorities have arrested two foreign officials on charges of participating in a large-scale corruption system seeking to secure favorable investment terms for Chinese energy company CEFC in Africa. The detainees are the former home affairs secretary of Hong Kong, Patrick Chi Ping Ho, and the former foreign minister of ...

- OilPrice.com - US

US arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery scheme.

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 — US authorities have arrested Hong Kong's former home affairs secretary and the ex-foreign minister of Senegal for leading a multimillion dollar bribery scheme in Africa on behalf of a top Chinese energy company, with some...

- The Malay Mail - MY

US arrests former top Hong Kong, Senegal officials on bribery charges.

- Financial Times - US

U.S. arrests two former officials in Chinese-Africa bribery scheme

U.S. authorities have arrested Hong Kong's former home affairs secretary and the ex-foreign minister of Senegal for leading a multimillion dollar bribery scheme in Africa ...

- The Japan Times - JP

US Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery Schemes

The bribery scheme was hatched in the halls of the United Nations in New York and spanned several continents. Chi Ping Patrick Ho, Hong Kong’s former Home Secretary, and Cheikh Gadio, a one-time foreign minister of Senegal, plotted to bribe high-level African officials to secure business rights for a Shanghai-based ...

- Voice of America - US

Former Hong Kong home secretary Patrick Ho arrested in US over alleged Africa bribery scheme

US authorities have arrested Hong Kong’s former home affairs secretary and the ex-foreign minister of Senegal for allegedly leading a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme in Africa on behalf of a top Chinese energy company, with some deals supposedly arranged in the halls of the United Nations. US officials announced ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

BP Seeks Stake In Cairn Energy Senegal Assets

Cairn Energy is in talks with BP to sell a 30% stake offshore Senegal.

- Rigzone.com - US

Africa's Nations Cup qualifiers moved to October

Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco to play in World Cup.

- Daily Nation - KE

Liverpool injury news: Sadio Mane returns to full training ahead of Southampton clash

Senegal allowed Sadio Mane to return to Liverpool early after the slight recurrence of his old hamstring injury while on international duty.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Babylonia mon amour at Medfilm fest

Movie on Senegalese community in Barcelona

- ANSA - IT

Sahel: Security concerns obscuring five-country humanitarian emergency

News release | Dakar/Geneva – The precarious security situation in Africa's Sahel region is overshadowing a massive humanitarian crisis affecting 12 million people in five countries, the International Committee of the Red Cross said today.Armed confli

- ICRC - INT

African leaders urge support for new security doctrine

The vast Sahel region, stretching from Senegal to Sudan, has turned into a hotbed of lawlessness since chaos engulfed Libya in 2011, Islamists overran northern Mali in 2012 and Boko Haram rose up in northern Nigeria

- Daily Monitor - UG

Uganda Cranes bow out with heads high

Egypt, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco and Nigeria are the five that emerged deserving representatives for Africa at the World Cup in Russia in June next year.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Senegal beat South Africa to reach World Cup

Senegal beat South Africa 2-0 in Polokwane to become the third African nation to reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

- BBC - UK

Reducing economic and environmental vulnerability to achieve food and nutrition security in Senegal

In June 2014, at the 23rd Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union, African countries signed the Malabo Declaration, pledging to eliminate hunger in Africa by 2025. Efforts to achieve this objective focus on reducing child malnutrition, specifically decreasing stunting of under-5 children to 10 percent and ...

- Brookings - US

Senegal Makes Strides on Palliative Care

Expand During a morphine shortage, a cancer patient in Dakar cluthes onto the railing of her hospital bed because she is in pain and the medication she needs is unavailable. © 2013 Angela Chung/Human Rights Watch When it comes to end-of-life care and pain treatment, Francophone Africa has a long way to go. But, Senegal is ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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