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At the UN, bracing for the arrival of Donald Trump.

The U.S. president says he wants to 'make the UN great.' The Honourary Consul from Senegal says: 'I just hope he doesn't offend anybody.' The post At the UN, bracing for the arrival of Donald Trump appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Activists in Dakar Demand End to Colonial-Era Currency.

Protesters gathered in several West African capitals Saturday to demand their countries abandon the CFA franc in favor of a common African currency. It Is not a new debate, but passions have been reignited since Senegal arrested and expelled an activist for burning a CFA bill at a rally last month. Sofia Christensen reports ...

- Voice of America - US

Activists in Dakar Demand End to Colonial-era Currency.

Protesters gathered in several West African capitals Saturday to demand their countries abandon the CFA franc in favor of a common African currency. Passions over the issue have been reignited since Senegal arrested and expelled an activist for burning a CFA bill at a rally last month. The PanAfrican Emergencies group ...

- Voice of America - US

School meals funding crisis puts young in West and Central Africa at risk, WFP warns.

Source: World Food Programme Country: Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger WFP's regional programme faces a $76 million funding gap, with severe repercussions since the nutritious WFP-provided lunches and snacks are the only meal many youngsters eat all day.DAKAR – More than 1.5 ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Sport24.co.za | Safa wants R5 million for SWC replay.

SAFA will send a hefty invoice amounting to more than R5 million to Fifa for costs incurred for the now-botched World Cup qualifier against Senegal in November.

- News24.com - ZA

Africa’s Ties to North Korea Extend Beyond Isolated Military Deals.

As the U.N. investigates at least seven African countries for possible violations of United Nations sanctions on North Korea, many other countries across the continent have, in recent years, deepened their economic ties to the reclusive Asian regime. From 2000 to 2015, exports from North Korea to Burkina Faso, Mozambique ...

- Voice of America - US

Why attempt to sanitise referees remains shallow.

Many opine that the Fifa decision to sanction the replay of a 2018 World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal does rich justice to one of the beautiful game's key pillars - fairness.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Zoukak wins international artists award.

The Japan Art Association held its annual award ceremony this week. Its high-profile laureates, winners of JAA's Praemium Imperiale, include such internationally renowned figures as Russian ballet legend Mikhail Baryshnikov, Senegalese music star Youssou N'Dour and Iranian artist Shirin Neshat.

- The Daily Star - LB

Almost 50 Years Ago, A US Nuclear Submarine Went on a Secret Russia Spy Mission .

Kyle Mizokami Security, What happenned?  The conspiracy theory is that the Scorpion was somehow caught up in some kind of Cold War skirmish, and that the Soviet flotilla had sunk the sub. An unusually high number of submarines were sunk in 1968, including the Israeli submarine Dakar, the French submarine Minerve, and the ...

- The National Interest - US

Success against salt: Senegalese farmers battle a major climate change threat.

Rising sea levels can devastate farmland, but Senegalese villagers are fighting back

- UN - INT

Iranian artist Shirin Neshat among Praemium Imperiale winners.

Spanish architect Rafael Moneo, Senegalese music star Youssou N'Dour and Iranian artist Shirin Neshat are among the winners of the prestigious Praemium Imperiale prize, awarded in five disciplines.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Karachi among 10 most stressful cities in the world

Karachi is among the 10 most stressful cities in the world, according to a new study. Baghdad is the most stressful city in the world, the study reveals. Photo: Zipjet Pakistan’s port city is just seven spots behind Baghdad, Iraq, which is supposed to be the most stressful city in the world.Other cities in the top ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Baryshnikov, Youssou N'Dour among top art prize winners

The Russian ballet legend Mikhail Baryshnikov and Senegalese music star Youssou N'Dour were among the winners of one of the art world's richest prizes Tuesday.The Iranian artist Shirin Neshat, whose work...

- Expatica - NL

Mane's three-match ban upheld as Liverpool appeal is rejected

Liverpool's Sadio Mane will serve a three-match suspension for his red card at Manchester City after his appeal against the length of the ban was rejected. The Senegal forward was sent off by referee Jon Moss after raising his foot and clashing with City goalkeeper Ederson in the Reds' 5-0 defeat on Saturday. A statement ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Reds lose appeal over Mane ban

LIVERPOOL has lost an appeal over the length of Sadio Mane’s three-match ban after the forward was sent off during last Saturday’s 0-5 defeat by Manchester City. The English Football Association said yesterday that an independent regulatory commission hearing had rejected the player’s claim of excessive ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

South Africa accept World Cup replay order

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 12 — South Africa said today they accepted a Fifa order to replay a 2018 World Cup qualifier against Senegal that was manipulated by a Ghanaian referee. Following extra information from Fifa, we resolved on moral and...

- The Malay Mail - MY

South Africa accepts decision to replay World Cup qualifier against Senegal

The South African Football Association won't appeal against FIFA's unprecedented decision to strip it of a victory in World Cup qualifying and order a replay ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Reports: Liverpool to appeal length of Mane's ban

LONDON, Sept 12 — Liverpool will appeal the length of Sadio Mane's three-match ban after his sent off during last Saturday's 5-0 defeat by Manchester City, according to multiple British media reports. The Senegal forward incurred a direct...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Sport24.co.za | SAFA accepts FIFA replay ruling, but ...

SAFA President Danny Jordaan has confirmed that the organisation will not contest FIFA's decision to order a replay of the 2018 SWC qualifier between Bafana and Senegal if there is evidence of match manipulation.

- News24.com - ZA

Children, youth on the move across Mediterranean at risk of exploitation

Source: International Organization for Migration, UN Children's Fund Country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Chad, China, CĂ´te d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Germany, Guinea, Iran , Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Full of envy

On Wednesday night, Fifa made a decision that could change the way results are decided by ordering South Africa and Senegal to replay a game

- Daily Monitor - UG

Angola to test Silverbacks optimism as Afrobasket tips-off

That belief will be given the sternest of tests when the Silverbacks play the tournament's most successful side, Angola in the late evening game in Dakar this evening

- Daily Monitor - UG

2018 World Cup: South Africa consider replay appeal

South Africa's FA is mulling an appeal against a Fifa decision to order a replay of a World Cup qualifier against Senegal because of "match manipulation" by the referee.

- BBC - UK

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