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African Petroleum Reshuffles West Africa Strategy.

Oil E&P African Petroleum allowed the exclusivity of its offshore exploration contract with Gambia and Senegal to lapse in order to pursue future involvement in the area's development, according to a new report by UPI. The regional company seeks a corporate partner to continue its work in Senegalese waters and plans to ...

- OilPrice.com - US

The Demba Diop stadium football crush: Is this Senegal's Hillsborough?.

Survivors of a stampede at Demba Diop stadium, Senegal. Eight people were killed when a wall collapsed after fighting started between fans. EPAIt's the evening of Saturday July 15: Stade de Mbour meeting Union Sportive Ouakam in the Senegalese League Cup final at the Demba Diop stadium in Dakar. With the score evenly poised ...

- The Conversation - UK

She arrived in Senegal 43 years ago – and is still there working on social issues.

Molly Melching founded the nonprofit Tostan, which operates in a number of African countries. It's known globally for alleviating poverty, as well as for helping to reduce child marriage and female genital cutting in Senegal.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

She arrived in Senegal 43 years ago – and is still there working on social issues.

Two dozen men and women sit in a circle at a training center an hour's drive from Dakar, the capital of Senegal. Molly Melching, a warm American in her 60s who is Tostan's founder and chief executive officer, listens attentively as participants share what they've learned. With support from the Atlanta-based Carter Center, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

African Petroleum Lets Blocks Sale Exclusivity Clause Lapse.

African Petroleum has agreed to let an exclusive agreement lapse in talks to sell oil licenses in Gambia and Senegal, it says.

- Rigzone.com - US

Frontier West Africa source of oil spat.

An agreement covering energy resources offshore Gambia and Senegal expired so that other options could be explored, regional explorer African Petroleum said.

- UPI - US

In China's far west, high security for an off-road race through 'separatist heartland'.

Dozens of police officers wearing bulletproof vests and toting assault rifles guard the camp of an international off-road race across the far-western region of Xinjiang. The show of strength at the mobile camp that follows the Silk Way Rally highlights Beijing’s concerns about security in Xinjiang, a vast region that ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Children increasingly targeted in Central African Republic violence.

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Central African Republic The UN children's agency warns that murders, abductions, rape and recruitment into armed groups are on the rise, with renewed fighting severely restricting humanitarian access.Growing reports of child rights violations amid renewed fighting: UNICEF ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Bassari finds funding for Senegal project.

ASX-listed gold developer Bassari Resources has told shareholders that the company had negotiated a term sheet with the Senegal division of Coris Bank International to bring the Makabingui gold project into production. The $12-million funding facility will have an interest rate of 9% a year.

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Passengers on Barcelona flight stage protest against deportation of migrant.

A group of passengers onboard a Vueling flight from Barcelona to Dakar staged a protest in solidarity with a Senegalese migrant who was brought on board in handcuffs for deportation.

- The Local - ES

Senegal club suspended.

SENEGAL’S US Ouakam team was suspended from the country’s football federation yesterday after accusations its supporters threw projectiles at rival fans triggering a stampede that left eight dead. Witnesses said Ouakam fans threw stones and other objects at Stade de Mbour supporters after Mbour took a 2-1 lead ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Senegal football club suspended after stadium tragedy

The stampede that left eight dead.

- Daily Nation - KE

Spain passengers on Vueling jet delay migrant deportation

Passengers may be fined after trying to stop a Senegalese man's deportation from Barcelona.

- BBC - UK

Protest delays Senegal deportation

Passengers may be fined after trying to stop a Senegalese man's deportation from Barcelona.

- BBC - UK

Eight killed after soccer stadium wall collapse in Senegal

At least eight people are killed and more than 50 injured after a stadium wall collapse and stampede at a soccer match in the Senegalese capital, witnesses say.

- ABC News - AU

Vueling passengers stop plane taking off in protest over migrant's deportation

A GROUP of passengers staged a mutiny on a plane at Barcelona airport in protest over a Senegalese immigrant being deported.

- thinkSPAIN - ES

Senegal Demba Diop: Football stadium collapse kills eight

A wall gave way during clashes following a League Cup final at the venue in the capital Dakar.

- BBC - UK

News24.com | Senegal suspends sports events after football deaths

Senegal suspended all sports and cultural events until elections at the end of the month, a day after eight people died in a football stadium disaster.

- News24.com - ZA

Senegal football tragedy: Sporting events put on halt in country following stadium disaster

Senegal on Sunday suspended all sports and cultural events until elections at the end of the month, a day after eight people died in a football stadium disaster. The post Senegal football tragedy: Sporting events put on halt in country following stadium disaster appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Eight die in Senegal soccer stadium wall collapse

Eight people died and dozens were injured after a soccer stadium partly collapsed amid fighting between fans of two teams in Senegal.

- UPI - US

Eight killed in stampede in Senegal

- Today.Az - AZ

Senegal suspends sports events after football deaths

Dakar, Senegal, Jul 16 - Senegal on Sunday suspended all sports and cultural events until elections at the end of the month, a day after eight people died in a football stadium disaster. Legislative elections are due on July 30 and tensions are running high with prominent opposition leader and Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

At least eight killed in stampede at Senegal football stadium

At least eight people have died and more than 50 others were injured after a stadium wall collapse and stampede at a football match in the Senegalese capital.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Eight killed in stampede in Senegal

At least eight people were killed on Saturday in a stampede in a soccer stadium in the Senegalese capital Dakar during a match between two local teams, the sports minister said, Reuters reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Eight die in Senegal soccer stadium wall collapse

Eight people died and 49 were injured after a soccer stadium partly collapsed amid fighting between fans of two teams in Senegal.

- UPI - US

Several killed in Senegal stadium crush

Eight people were killed during Senegal's football league cup final in Dakar on Saturday, the sports minister told AFP, as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters, triggering a panicked stampede.

- France24 - FR

Eight killed, 50 hurt in Senegal soccer stampede

Stadium wall in Dakar collapsed as rival fans clashed and police fired tear gas.

- The Hindu - IN

Eight football fans killed in stampede in Senegal

DAKAR - At least eight people were killed on Saturday in a stampede in a soccer stadium in the Senegalese capital Dakar during a match between two local teams, the sports minister said.

- BangkokPost - TH

8 killed in soccer stampede in Senegal

Witnesses said at least eight people have died and more than 50 were injured after a stadium wall collapse and stampede at a soccer match in the Senegalese capital.

- FOX News - US

Eight killed in stampede at Senegal soccer stadium

At least eight people were killed on Saturday in a stampede in a soccer stadium in the Senegalese capital Dakar during a match between two local teams, the sports minister said.

- BDNews24 - BD

Senegal suspends sports events after football deaths

DAKAR, July 16 — Senegal today suspended all sports and cultural events until elections at the end of the month, a day after eight people died in a football stadium disaster. Legislative elections are due on July 30 and tensions are running...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Eight killed in Senegal football stadium stampede in Africa

With the score at 2-1 during extra time, a fight broke out between fans of rivals US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour, reports Xinhua news agency. 

- Zee News - IN

Eight killed in stampede at football match in Senegal

At least eight people were killed in a stampede in a football stadium in the Senegalese capital of Dakar during a match between two local teams, the sports minister said.

- Stuff - NZ

Eight dead in Senegal football stadium crush

Eight people were killed during Senegal's football league cup final in Dakar on Saturday.

- Daily Nation - KE

Eight killed during Senegal football match

Eight people have been killed in a Dakar soccer stadium after a wall collapsed onto clashing fans, triggering a stampede. Football brawls and deadly accidents are common in Africa where safety standards are quite low.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

News24.com | At least eight dead in Senegal stadium crush

At least eight people have been killed during Senegal's football league cup final in Dakar in a stampede that broke out following clashes between supporters that were met by police firing tear gas.

- News24.com - ZA

At least 8 killed in stampede at football stadium in Senegal capital Dakar

The casualties occurred as a wall collapsed while people tried to flee the Demba Diop stadium.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Eight dead in Senegal football stadium crush: minister

Dakar, Senegal, Jul 16 - Eight people were killed during Senegal's football league cup final in Dakar on Saturday, the sports minister told AFP, as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters triggering a panicked stampede. Sports minister Matar Ba said a young girl was among the dead, while around 60 injured fans had been ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Rapper Akon to buy 50pc of African music download service

Dakar, Senegal, Jul 16 - Senegalese-American rapper Akon announced Saturday he would purchase 50 percent of African music download service Musik Bi, as the platform struggles to gain a foothold after its launch 18 months ago. Africa's first home-grown platform for legal music downloads, Musik Bi launched in Senegal in ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

8 Soccer Fans Killed in Stampede in Dakar

At least eight people were killed Saturday in a stampede in a soccer stadium in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, during a match between two local teams, the sports minister said. A fight broke out between fans of rivals Ouakam and Stade de Mbour, and police fired tear gas to break it up. The resulting confusion triggered the ...

- Voice of America - US

Eight dead in Senegal football stadium crush: Minister

Eight people were killed during Senegal's football league cup final in Dakar, the sports minister said, as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters triggering a panicked stampede.Sports minister Mat...

- The Hindu - IN

Eight dead in wall collapse at Senegal's Demba Diop

A wall collapsed during clashes following a League Cup final at Dakar's Demba Diop stadium.

- BBC - UK

Eight dead in Senegal football stadium stampede

A wall collapsed at Demba Diop stadium in Dakar as police fired tear gas at both sets of supporters after the game.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Soccer - Eight killed in stampede in Senegal

DAKAR - At least eight people were killed on Saturday in a stampede in a soccer stadium in the Senegalese capital Dakar during a match between two local teams, the sports minister said.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Rapper Akon to buy 50% of African music download service

Senegalese-American rapper Akon announced Saturday he would purchase 50 percent of African music download service Musik Bi, as the platform struggles to gain a foothold after its launch 18 months ago.

- PhysOrg - NL

Rapper Akon to buy 50 per cent of African music download service

DAKAR, July 15 — Senegalese-American rapper Akon announced toda he would purchase 50 per cent of African music download service Musik Bi, as the platform struggles to gain a foothold after its launch 18 months ago. Africa's first home-grown...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Simbas lie in wait for Senegalese lads at RFUEA

Eric Kerre will again be called upon to continue playing on the flank.

- Daily Nation - KE

Teranga reports record quarter

ASX- and TSX-listed gold miner Teranga Gold has reported record gold production for the second quarter ended June, from its Sabodala mine, in Senegal. During the June quarter, the mine produced 57 557 oz of gold, taking the first-half production to 114 460 oz.

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Another 38 probable mass graves found in Congo, UN says

DAKAR, Senegal " Another 38 probable mass graves have been found in central Congo, where deadly violence between troops and militia members has killed thousands of people since August, the United Nations announced Wednesday.This...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Sénégal : Insuffisance des efforts de lutte contre la mendicité des enfants

Déplier Des talibés mendient dans le centre ville de Dakar, au Sénégal, le 11 mai 2017.  © 2017 Lauren Seibert/Human Rights Watch - Des dizaines de milliers d'enfants talibés au Sénégal continuent d'être forcés à mendier et de souffrir d'abus dans certaines écoles coraniques traditionnelles, un an après le ...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

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