Senegal - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper New-York Forum Africa: going forward Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:39:00 +0200 From 14 to 16 June, Libreville moves to the beat of the second New-York Forum Africa. The success of the first forum, in June 2012, looks set to be repeated. With an ambition: to celebrate the marriage of private initiative and the development of public infrastructure; investing both in business and in the conditions for future development. The presence of six African heads of state on Friday 14 June in Libreville showed this new horizon for African development. Olivier Zegna-Rata Dakar: Rallying Point of the Peoples of Africa Mon, 05 Nov 2012 10:35:06 +0100 United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), the city of Dakar and the Association of Mayors of Senegal (AMS) are organising the sixth Africities Summit in Dakar, Senegal from 4th to 8th December, 2012. Antoine Ganne Muslim protest violently in Dakar Wed, 24 Oct 2012 12:11:53 +0200 Ojong Debra EUROPA LEAGUE: PERFORMANCE OF AFRICAN Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:39:23 +0200 Christophe lele Senegal: political setback for Macky Sall, the Senate will not be deleted for the moment Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:42:25 +0200 Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS), the former ruling party of President Abdoulaye Wade just illustrate by using its majority to reject the bill on the abolition of the Senate and the Vice-President. A setback for the current regime Macky Sall who is desperate to remove the upper chamber. Youssou Ndour: Live! Sat, 19 Mar 2011 12:24:44 +0100 Five years ago, the famed Pompidou Centre in central Paris hosted Africa Remix, a far-reaching exhibition of modern artists from all across the Motherland. Present-day Africa came to life in a different way more recently at the Bercy Stadium sports arena, when thousands of African Parisians converged to see Senegalese star Youssou N'Dour live. The stately 51-year-old, certainly his continent's most famous living singer, turned out to be an unlikely sex symbol: 90 percent of the Bercy crowd were women, dressed to the nines for the occasion. High heels, buxom cleavage, boubou gowns, formfitting printed dresses and plentiful hair weaves were all on display in celebration of one man. For over four hours, N'Dour did not disappoint. Miles Marshall Lewis Senegal - Iran: From friendship to diplomatic war Fri, 25 Feb 2011 02:18:15 +0100 The Senegalese government officially severed diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran on Wednesday. Dakar has accused Tehran of supplying arms to separatists in its Casamance province. Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won't be sipping tea together at the same table... Simon Maro Senegal: Presidents rally to change the world at World Social Forum Mon, 07 Feb 2011 14:02:07 +0100 The rally to change the world has kicked off in Senegal as activists gathered in the capital city of Dakar to communicate the message: "another world is possible." Konye Obaji Ori Africans start winning the battle against malaria Wed, 19 Jan 2011 20:20:52 +0100 In Senegal, more than eight homes out of ten now have at least one insecticide-treated mosquito net. This is proof that efforts invested during the last five years in the battle against malaria are beginning to pay off. Destination Santé Africa: Where are the jobs? Tue, 11 Jan 2011 16:06:11 +0100 Africa has the highest poverty rate in the world. Even though some countries are on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving poverty by 2015, most are likely to fall well short. Income inequality in Africa remains higher than in most other regions and gender, ethnic and regional inequalities persist. Yusuf Bangura Gaddafi's case for one African army Wed, 15 Dec 2010 14:18:56 +0100 One-Africa advocate, Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi has urged the African continent to assemble a one-million-strong defense force capable of defending itself from China and NATO. Konye Obaji Ori Senegalese traditional dance, sex or pornography? Fri, 26 Nov 2010 17:22:44 +0100 A new dance, known as the "Leumbeul", is attracting a growing number of Senegalese women who do not mind showing off their otherwise private parts. Controversy has been raging on for several months in Senegal over the "Leumbeul" dance, especially after the release of sexually provocative videos on the Internet. One of the videos shows women gyrating and rolling their behinds to the rhythm of drums without hesitating to show their most intimate parts. Many believe that "Leumbeul", which is originally a traditional dance, has morphed into a practice that they deem detrimental to the image of the Senegalese woman. Assanatou Baldé Senegal: The President's "Super Minister" son Tue, 05 Oct 2010 15:26:08 +0200 Senegalese Energy Minister, Samuel Sarr who struggled to solve the country's recurring power cut headaches, was fired Monday by President Abdoulaye Wade. He has been replaced by the President's son, Karim Wade, who is already in charge of several ministerial portfolios including, air transport, infrastructure and international cooperation. Hamidou Diop NBA arrives in Dakar, Senegal Wed, 04 Aug 2010 19:13:53 +0200 Several players from the United States' National Basketball Association (NBA) will be in Dakar, Senegal from August 5 to August 8, for the eighth edition of the Basketball Without Borders Africa Camp which is expected to benefit some 60 young Africans. The lucky 60 will be trained by the American professionals. Abou Cissé West African Heritage & History Explored on Crystal Voyage Fri, 18 Jun 2010 03:17:52 +0200 As cultural and heritage tours become increasingly popular in West Africa, luxury specialist Crystal Cruises has set more than a dozen shoreside options in Senegal, Ghana, Togo and Principe for Crystal Serenity's "African Adventurer" voyage departing Cape Town April 17, 2011.