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Dakar Rally 2022: veterans, debuts and biofuels – a photo essay

This year’s rally once again returned to Saudi Arabia where 750 competitors in 430 vehicles traversed more than 8,000km over 12 stages. The rally started and ended in Jeddah, going through canyons and cliffs in the Neom region, passing by the Red Sea coastline, into stretches of dunes surrounding the capital Riyadh.Click here to check out images of the rally from yesteryearFrom Jeddah to Riyadh and everywhere in between, this has been a visually spectacular year at the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabi...
Tags: Photography, Saudi Arabia, Sport, Middle East and North Africa, Motor sport, Bahrain, Rallying, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dakar, Red Sea, Dakar Rally, Nani Roma, Riyadh Click, Alex Haro Bravo, Al Dawadimi


2022 Dakar Rally | PH Meets

The world's most famous rally raid is a motorsport event like no other. Here's how you spectate it...
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FIFA suspends Senegal’s Pape Gueye in transfer dispute

Dakar (AFP) – Pape Gueye, part of Senegal’s squad at the Africa Cup of Nations, has been suspended by FIFA because of a transfer dispute, his coach Aliou Cisse said on Friday. “There were problems... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Africa Cup of Nations, Afp, Dakar, Aliou Cissé, Pape Gueye


French mechanic dies in Dakar Rally accident

A French mechanic died in an accident on Friday during the Dakar Rally held in Saudi Arabia, according to a statement by Dakar Rally organizers.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Cnn, Dakar, Dakar Rally


Tented love: how Senegal created a spectacular new African architecture

After independence in 1960, the country cast off western influences and forged a new African style full of triangular forms, rocket-shaped obelisks and rammed earth. Is this spirit now being suffocated? Our writer takes a tour of the capitalVisiting the International Fair of Dakar is like taking a stroll through the ruins of some ancient Toblerone-worshipping civilisation. A cluster of triangular pavilions rises from a podium, each clad in a rich pattern of seashells and pebbles. These are reach...
Tags: Africa, Senegal, Cities, Culture, Architecture, Art and design, Dakar, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Jean Francois Lamoureux Jean Louis Marin, Fernand Bonamy


Aviation Body Accuses France of Sanctions Violation Over Mali Flight

DAKAR (Reuters) - Francophone West Africa's regional aviation authority has accused a French military plane of violating sanctions imposed by West...
Tags: France, West Africa, Mali, Dakar


Audi Q5 Sportback Dakar Special | PH Review

Find out what you need to make a school run Q5 45 TFSI work on the Dakar dunes...
Tags: Audi, Dakar, TFSI


Benin Army Vehicle Strikes Land Mine as Security Fears in North Grow

DAKAR (Reuters) - A Benin army vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in a national park near the border with Burkina Faso on Thursday, the...
Tags: Burkina Faso, Benin, Reuters, Dakar, Benin Army


French Dakar rally driver out of coma as team says bomb caused blast

Saudi authorities accused of trying to cover up cause of explosion in which Philippe Boutron was badly injuredA French rally driver seriously injured in an explosion in Jeddah last week has emerged from a coma, while his team have claimed Saudi Arabian authorities are trying to cover up the cause of the incident.Philippe Boutron sustained serious injuries in the blast outside a hotel near Jeddah’s international airport a week ago. The explosion damaged a support vehicle he was driving for the So...
Tags: Europe, France, Saudi Arabia, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Jeddah, Dakar, Philippe Boutron


French Dakar rally driver out of coma as team say bomb caused blast

Saudi authorities accused of trying to cover up cause of explosion which left Philippe Boutron badly injuredA French rally driver who was seriously injured in an explosion in Jeddah last week has emerged from a coma, while his team have claimed Saudi Arabian authorities are trying to cover up the cause of the incident.Philippe Boutron sustained serious injuries in the blast outside a hotel near Jeddah’s international airport a week ago. The explosion damaged a support vehicle he was driving for ...
Tags: Europe, France, Saudi Arabia, Sport, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Motor sport, Jeddah, Dakar, Philippe Boutron


France begins terrorism probe into Saudi Arabia blast ahead of Dakar Rally

French prosecutors have opened a terrorism investigation into an explosion in Saudi Arabia that injured a French driver ahead of the Dakar Rally.
Tags: France, Saudi Arabia, Cnn, Dakar


Dakar Rally: France opens terrorism probe into Saudi Arabia blast

The explosion in Saudi Arabia last week badly wounded French rally driver Philippe Boutron.
Tags: News, France, Saudi Arabia, Dakar


Senegal Rejects Bid to Toughen Strict Anti-LGBT Law

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegalese lawmakers on Tuesday stopped from passing to parliamentary vote a draft bill that sought to toughen already severe...
Tags: Senegal, Reuters, Dakar


Dakar Rally: France opens terrorism probe into Saudi Arabia blast

The explosion in Saudi Arabia last week badly wounded French rally driver Philippe Boutron.
Tags: News, France, Saudi Arabia, Dakar


France opens terror investigation after Dakar rally explosion

French racing driver Philippe Boutron was seriously injured in blast in Saudi city of JeddahFrench prosecutors have opened a terrorism investigation after a car participating in the Dakar rally was hit by an explosion in Saudi Arabia last week that badly wounded its driver.After the 30 December attack in the city of Jeddah, the driver, Philippe Boutron, underwent surgery in Saudi Arabia for serious leg injuries before returning to France. Continue reading...
Tags: France, Saudi Arabia, Sport, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Motor sport, Jeddah, Dakar, Philippe Boutron


Watford release Sarr for AFCON after row

Dakar (AFP) – Winger Ismaila Sarr joined up with the Senegal squad for the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday following a row about his selection with his English Premier League club Watford. The Senegalese... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Watford, Afp, English Premier League, Dakar, Sarr, Ismaila Sarr


Toyota launches Hilux GR Sport flagship

A Dakar-inspired look, suspension upgrades and more for Toyota's new pick up
Tags: Toyota, Dakar


Senegal's New Commuter Train Makes First Journey From Capital Dakar

By Diadie BaDAKAR (Reuters) - A new $1.3 billion commuter railway in Senegal meant to ease traffic gridlock and modernise a crumbling public...
Tags: Senegal, Dakar, Diadie BaDAKAR Reuters


Flight cancellations on Christmas due to staffing problems caused by Omicron snarl holiday plans for thousands

Passengers gather near Delta airline's counter as they check-in their luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., May 23, 2021.Reuters/Carlos Barria Airlines continued to cancel hundreds of flights Saturday, Dec. 25, because of staffing issues tied to COVID-19. The Christmas Eve and Christmas cancellations came during some of the busiest travel times of the year. Delta, United, and JetBlue had all said Friday that the Omicron variant was causing...
Tags: New York, China, US, Trends, Senegal, Spain, United States, Paris, Delta, Airlines, Biden, United, Jetblue, American Airlines, Dakar, Atlanta Georgia


Flight cancellations on Christmas due to staffing problems due to Omicron snarl holiday plans for thousands

Passengers gather near Delta airline's counter as they check-in their luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., May 23, 2021.Reuters/Carlos Barria Airlines continued to cancel hundreds of flights Saturday, Dec. 25, because of staffing issues tied to COVID-19. The Christmas Eve and Christmas cancellations came during some of the busiest travel times of the year. Delta, United, and JetBlue had all said Friday that the Omicron variant was causing...
Tags: New York, China, US, Trends, Senegal, Spain, United States, Paris, Delta, Airlines, Biden, United, Jetblue, American Airlines, Dakar, Atlanta Georgia


Speed Read, December 19, 2021

Our final Speed Read for the year is all about kits—for Moto Guzzis, Royal Enfields and Yamahas. Plus a considerably more expensive offering from the boutique American manufacturer Curtiss. You pays your money and you takes your choice. Moto Guzzi V7 III Fast Endurance The modern V7 has oodles of character and is delightful to ride, but I don’t think even the most ardent fan of Mandello’s roadster would peg it as a track bike. A few years ago, I did several laps of the Hampton Downs circui...
Tags: Europe, France, Alabama, Motorcycles, Paris, New Zealand, Lyon, Dakar, Daytona, NFT, Moto Guzzi, Curtiss, Guzzi, Yamaha motorcycles, Alpes, Hampton Downs


Citroën MY AMI BUGGY : le hack des designers pour qu’il devienne (vraiment) cool !

Depuis sa sortie début 2020, la micro-citadine fait couler beaucoup d’encre ! A contre courant tant dans son approche que dans son style et sa manière d’être distribuée (vous pouvez la retrouver dans les magasins du groupe Fnac-Darty), elle a de quoi susciter l’intérêt. Et encore, et encore… vous n’aviez pas vu la version buggy !  C’est ce que l’on a eu la chance de découvrir il y a quelques jours pour vous en montrer tous les détails en avant-première et en exclusivité. Prêts ? C’est parti !...
Tags: Books, Ikea, Dakar, Fnac Darty


Human Rights Watch Says Cameroonian Separatists Target Schools

DAKAR (Reuters) - An international human rights group on Thursday accused separatist fighters in Cameroon's Anglophone regions of systematically...
Tags: Cameroon, Reuters, Dakar


Africa Sees 83% Surge in COVID-19 Cases in Past Week

DAKAR (Reuters) - Africa is experiencing its fastest surge in COVID-19 cases this year, with the number up 83% in the past week, although deaths...
Tags: Africa, Dakar, Reuters Africa


Senegalese Lawmakers Draft Tougher Laws Against LGBT

DAKAR (Reuters) - A group of Senegalese lawmakers has drafted a law that would tighten already repressive laws against same-sex relations,...
Tags: Reuters, Dakar


Speed Read, December 12, 2021

Ducati enters the adventure bike fray in spectacular fashion with the new DesertX. We also look at a custom Honda CT125 from Taiwan, a Honda CRF150RB from California, and a BMW Lego Technic set that’ll keep you busy for hours. Ducati DesertX This is clearly the year of good-looking neo-retro adventure bikes. First it was the Husqvarna Norden 901, and then MV Agusta’s ‘Lucky Explorer’ project. Now it’s Ducati’s turn, with the highly anticipated DesertX dual sport. The good news is that the ...
Tags: California, Taiwan, Motorcycles, Ducati, Honda, Dakar, Ben, Paris Dakar, Honda Motorcycles, Lego Technic, AgustA, BMW motorcycles, Moriwaki, Onehandmade, Hugo Eccles, LEGO Technic BMW


Benin Opposition Leader Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

DAKAR (Reuters) - A court in Benin on Saturday convicted one of President Patrice Talon's main opponents for complicity in acts of terrorism.Reckya...
Tags: Benin, Reuters, Dakar, Patrice Talon


Malaria Deaths Rise by 69,000 in 2020 Due to COVID-19 Disruptions, Says WHO

DAKAR (Reuters) - Healthcare disruptions linked to the coronavirus pandemic helped malaria kill 69,000 more people in 2020 than the previous year,...
Tags: Dakar, Reuters Healthcare


Super trick: Cardsharper’s BMW K1100LT scrambler

Back in the 90s, if you wanted a big touring motorcycle, the BMW K1100LT was probably on your shortlist. It was the first Beemer to displace more than a liter, with a fuel-injected engine and low-maintenance shaft drive. Compared to the behemoths from Harley and Honda, the K1100 was a technological tour de force. And despite weighing around 580 pounds dry, it was agreeably spritely on the road. A lot of the weight of the K1100LT came from the bodywork—which included a huge fairing, panniers...
Tags: Motorcycles, Bmw, Honda, Harley, Dakar, Beemer, Lublin Poland, Custom Motorcycles, BMW motorcycles, Jacek, Koso, Jacek Mulak, Cardsharper, BMW scrambler, Cardsharper Customs Facebook, Scramblers


Senegal Records First Omicron Case in Tourist Who Attended Demonstration

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal has recorded its first case of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in a tourist who attended a demonstration in the...
Tags: Dakar, Reuters Senegal, Senegal Records First Omicron Case