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Cairn Energy group finds more oil offshore Senegal.

A joint venture led by Cairn Energy PLC has made an oil discovery in its VR-1 well offshore Senegal, notching up its eighth consecutive successful well in the region since drilling began in 2004.

- OGJ - US

How to make an Internet of Intelligent Things work for Africa.

The Internet of Things offers great opportunities for Africa. ShutterstockLate in 2016 Senegal's Banque Regionale De Marches announced the launch of the eCFA Franc; a cryptocurrency for the countries of the West African Monetary Union – Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Togo and Guinea-Bissau. This ...

- The Conversation - UK

In Senegal, UN General Assembly President calls for sustainable management of marine resources.

Visiting a traditional fishing community in Senegal, the President of the United Nations General Assembly has called on the countries in the region to prioritize conserving and sustainably managing their marine resources.

- UN - INT

Fifa probes Ivory Coast, Senegal crowd trouble.

The sides were level at 1-1 late Monday.

- Daily Nation - KE

Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost.

DAKAR, Senegal — Three bodies, including those of a male and female Caucasian, have been found in Congo's Central Kasai province two weeks...

- Townhall.com - US

Senegal v Ivory Coast: Lamine Gassama tackled in Paris friendly pitch invasion.

A pitch invasion sees Senegal's Lamine Gassama tackled by a fan as their friendly with Ivory Coast in Paris is abandoned.

- BBC - UK

Northern Motorsport joins hands with Amaury Sport.

New Delhi, March 28 Northern Motorsport, one of the pioneers of curating Desert Storm rally on Tuesday joined hands with Amaury Sport Organisation , the promoters of the legendary Dakar Rally, to elevate cross-country rallying to international stature. Commenting on the association, Northern Motorsport founder Raj Kapoor ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Famine, drought, war threaten millions of children in four countries.

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen Some 22 million children have been left hungry, sick, displaced and out of school in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF said.Download photos and videos from: http://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AMZIFDD22Q NEW ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Oil streak continues offshore Senegal.

After going eight-for-eight in oil discoveries off the coast of Senegal, Australian energy company FAR Ltd. said it expects a revision to reserve estimates.

- UPI - US

Congo must help search for missing UN experts: Rights group.

DAKAR, Senegal " Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for nearly two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.Uruguayan peacekeepers...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Congo must help search for missing UN experts: Rights group.

DAKAR, Senegal — Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai...

- Townhall.com - US

The Mud Day in Israel

The Mud Day, an international sports event is produced by a leading French sports organization, A.S.O., that is well known for its top productions: Le Tour de France and the Dakar Rally. More than 150,000 people have participated in Mud Days in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Spain. Now it's Israel's turn to host ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Bridge Year Program to offer new program in Indonesia

Princeton University's Bridge Year Program will launch a new program site in Indonesia in the 2017-18 academic year. The site, based in the Special Region of Yogyakarta, will be offered in addition to existing Bridge Year locations in Bolivia, China, India and Senegal.

- Princeton University - US

Kelechi Iheanacho preserves Gernot Rohr's unbeaten Nigerian record

Kelechi Iheanacho's penalty seven minutes from time secured a 1-1 draw with Senegal.

- Daily Nation - KE

Religious TV station in Senegal accidentally airs porn

DAKAR, Senegal — An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur “X’’ for taking over the network and airing pornography instead of its regularly scheduled religious programming.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Cheap, heat-proof rotavirus vaccine game changer' for African children

DAKAR, - An inexpensive, heat-proof vaccine could mark a turning point in expanding resistance to the diarrhoea-causing rotavirus infection across sub-Saharan Africa, medical aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres said.

- Stabroek News - GY

Moment of truth for Chadian dictator convicted of crimes against humanity

Former Chadian President Hissène Habré defiant as he leaves court in Dakar in 2005. Reuters/Aliou MbayeOn May 30, 2016 an ad hoc tribunal in Dakar found the former Chadian head of state Hissène Habré guilty of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and torture. Part domestic, part international, the hybrid Chambres ...

- The Conversation - UK

Police kill at least 1 student demonstrator in Sierra Leone

DAKAR, Senegal " Amnesty International says Sierra Leone security forces have killed at least one person and injured two others after opening fire on students demonstrating in the city of Bo.The group said several other were...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Presidents of Ghana, Senegal discuss Regional Trade and Investment at the AFRICA CEO FORUM 2017

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his Senegalese counterpart President Macky Sall, graced the Africa CEO Forum 2017 with their presence, to discuss how Africa's sub-regions can work more closely together in a world where demands for economic nationalism and protectionism are on the rise.

- TheCitizen - TZ

West Ham United injury news: Diafra Sakho may not play again this season

Hammers stress Senegalese forward will need time to rebuild fitness after injury-riddled campaign.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Dakar: Back to drive down the Peruvian routes

The international rally is taking place next year. Are you going?

- Peruthisweek - PE

Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools

DAKAR, Senegal " The armed group took over the school little by little. One day when a fighter came to collect and burn the students' desks, teacher Thiernd Ouronfei decided he'd had enough."I said he must put the kids' desks...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools

DAKAR, Senegal — The armed group took over the school little by little. One day when a fighter came to collect and burn the students' desks,...

- Townhall.com - US

Senegal's Touba TV blames 'satanic trick' for porn gaffe

A religious TV channel in Senegal blames an unidentified saboteur after it broadcast a porn film.

- BBC - UK

Religious TV channel in Senegal accidentally airs porn

An Islamic television station in Senegal has condemned an unidentified saboteur for hacking the network to air pornography just after lunchtime, calling the act a "satanic trick".

- Stuff - NZ

Islamic television station in Senegal blames saboteur for airing hardcore porn

Touba TV filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur "X" for taking over the network and airing pornography

- CBS NEWS - US

Corruption trial of leading Senegalese mayor likely to weaken ruling coalition at polls and increase violent protests

Key Points Accusations of government interference with the judiciary are likely to cost Senegal's fragile ruling coalition seats and possibly a majority at legislative elections in July. Evidence of the weakness of the prosecution case against a hugely popular figure is also likely to inspire

- Jane’s - US

Member of counterfeit CD and DVD ring gets 5 years

ATLANTA " A Senegalese man has been sentenced to serve five years in prison for his participation in an Atlanta counterfeit DVD and CD ring.Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say 41-year-old Mamadou Aliou Simakha pleaded guilty...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Religious TV channel shocks viewers with 30 minutes of hardcore porn

A Senegalese Islamic channel shocked viewers with half an hour of hardcore pornography in the middle of the day, in what the TV station has attributed to a "criminal act". Privately run Touba TV generally broadcasts religious programs, including prayer sessions, sermons from prominent imams and in-depth theological ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Senegal religious TV channel accuses culprit of 'satanic trick' after porn shown at lunchtime

Explicit sexual content appeared on privately-owned Touba TV channel on Monday for 20mins.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

News24.com | Religious TV station in Senegal accidentally airs porn

An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur "X'' for taking over the network and airing pornography instead of its regularly scheduled religious programming.

- News24.com - ZA

Religious TV station in Senegal accidentally airs porn

DAKAR, Senegal — An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur "X'' for taking over...

- Townhall.com - US

Religious TV station in Senegal accidentally airs porn

DAKAR, Senegal " An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur "X'' for taking over the network and airing pornography instead of its regularly scheduled religious programming.Viewers...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Senegal oil bonanza imminent, FAR Ltd. says

In a report to shareholders, energy company FAR Ltd. said its flagship basin offshore Senegal was primed for growth because of low costs and good appraisals.

- UPI - US

Fifa bans Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey for life for 'match manipulation'

Fifa bans Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey for life for "match manipulation" during a 2018 World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal.

- BBC - UK

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