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Sadio Mane donates $693,000 to fund hospital in his hometown in Senegal

Senegal and Liverpool football star Sadio Mane has donated $693,000 (£500,000) to help fund the construction of a hospital in his hometown of Bambali in Senegal.
Tags: Senegal, Cnn, Liverpool, Sadio Mane, Bambali


David Diop’s Booker win makes African soldiers’ history visible

David Diop won the prestigious annual International Booker prize for translated fiction for his second novel, ‘At Night All Blood is Black’ The post David Diop’s Booker win makes African soldiers’ history visible appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Books, Writing, France, Fiction, Senegal, World War I, Colonialism, Friday, Novels, Openaccess, International Booker prize, David Diop, Alfa Ndiaye, African soldiers, At Night All Blood is Black, Colonial Troops


Youssoupha, the cancelled anthem, kneeling & culture wars: Why France are divided before Germany

France vs Germany The huge match at Euro 2020 on Tuesday is the clash of the titans: France versus Germany.Heading into the game, most suspect France will win.Les Blues have one of the all-time great international squads, which has been boosted by Karim Benzema’s return.Meanwhile, Germany are in a state of flux. They have an ageing team, an outgoing manager, and Timo Werner in attack.Yet, while there’s a groundswell of opinion believing in France, back at home there’s a more divided set of opini...
Tags: France, Germany, Senegal, Sport, Munich, Soccer, Tottenham, Fa, Congo, Hugo Lloris, Karim Benzema, Timo Werner, French Football Federation, Le Parisien, Le Pen, Gomis


Europe, Asia rob West Africa of fish

Greenpeace Africa reports that the fishmeal and fish oil industry is ‘robbing the Gambia, Mauritania and Senegal of livelihoods and food’ The post Europe, Asia rob West Africa of fish appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Senegal, West Africa, Kenya, Food Security, Gambia, Aquaculture, Openaccess, Europe Asia, Top Six, Animal Feed, Greenpeace Africa, Ibrahima Cisse, Fishmeal and fish oil trade, FMFO, Europe Asia rob West Africa


‘Father of African cinema’ Ousmane Sembène at work – in pictures

A look back at the career of Senegal-born film director Ousmane Sembène as his 1968 film Mandabi is released in the UK for the first time•Mandabi is released on 11 June in cinemas, and on 28 June on DVD, Blu-Ray and digital platforms.•Peter Bradshaw on Mandabi: classic about colonialism resonates today Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, UK, Film, Russia, Africa, Senegal, World news, Culture, Art and design, Colonialism, World cinema, Ousmane Sembene, Peter Bradshaw, Blu Ray


Mandabi review – Ousmane Sembène classic about colonialism resonates today

Senegalese feature from 1968 tells story of a simple family man whose life is turned upside down by the money he receives from a nephew in FranceOusmane Sembène, the “father of African cinema”, tells a tale of Jonsonian bleakness about human nature with his 1968 film Mandabi, or The Money Order, adapted from his own novella and now on rerelease. As with much of the rest of his work, and especially his earlier film Le Noire De… (1966), it is about colonialism and Africa’s relationship with France...
Tags: Books, Film, France, Africa, Senegal, World news, Culture, Film adaptations, Ousmane Sembene, Dakar Senegal, Ibrahim, Drama films, Makhouredia Gueye, Méty Ynousse N'Diaye, Aram Isseu Niang


Barcelona street sellers take on Nike with own-brand trainers

Ethical streetwear co-operative Top Manta says profits will help migrant vendors ‘become legal and work for a decent wage’After years of selling cheap copies of designer shoes and handbags, Barcelona’s street vendors have set up a co-operative and launched a line of trainers under the brand name Top Manta.Unlike an earlier attempt to establish a brand in 2017 by sticking a logo on shoes imported from China, the trainers are made in Alicante in Spain and Porto in Portugal. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Business, Fashion, China, Africa, Nike, Senegal, Spain, Barcelona, Life and style, World news, Migration, Ethical business, Portugal, Global development, Women's Shoes


IMF Approves $650 Million in Aid for Senegal's COVID-19 Recovery

DAKAR (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved $650 million in aid to Senegal to support the West African country's COVID-19...
Tags: Senegal, Imf, Reuters, Dakar, International Monetary Fund IMF


Baye Modou Fall: The Senegalese convict who says he escaped prison 12 times

A serial jailbreaker captures Senegal's imagination after escaping from prison yet again.
Tags: News, Senegal, Baye Modou


Lewandowski understudy Choupo-Moting extends Bayern contract

Berlin (AFP) – Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have extended the contract of back-up striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting by two more years, it was announced Friday. The veteran 32-year-old Senegal striker, understudy to this season’s Bundesliga... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Berlin, Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Bayern Munich, Afp, Bayern, Lewandowski, Eric Maxim Choupo Moting, Choupo Moting


Chelsea's Edouard Mendy admits 'City deserved the title but this is a final'

Chelsea and Senegal's Edouard Mendy admits Manchester City 'deserved to win the league' but the Champions League final is different.
Tags: News, Senegal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Champions League, Edouard Mendy


Chelsea given final boost as Kante, Mendy return to training

London (AFP) – Chelsea were given a Champions League final fitness boost on Wednesday as France midfielder N’Golo Kante and Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy returned to training. The Blues posted photographs of Kante and Mendy... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, France, Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Blues, Afp, Kante, N Golo Kante, Edouard Mendy, Kante Mendy, Mendy Visit


Senegal: Muslim volunteers organising funerals for the unidentified dead

Muslim volunteers in Senegal are organising dignified funerals for the unidentified dead.
Tags: News, Senegal


Search engine Ecosia plants trees in exchange for searches. It uses pay-per-click ads to fund projects that positively impact both people and nature.

Ecosia has supported Makada to plant cashew and mango trees on her farm along the Daka river in Ghana. Joshi Gottlieb/Ecosia The more searches people make, the more trees Ecosia plants. The German search engine finances its eco-regeneration activities through pay-per-click ads. The company's chief tree planting officer told Insider how it chooses which projects to fund. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ecosia is a search engine with a difference.For roughly every 45 sea...
Tags: Google, Berlin, Africa, Environment, Trends, Strategy, Sustainability, Senegal, Search Engine, Madagascar, Bing, Ghana, Ecosia, Ecosia Ecosia, Tech Insider, Christian Kroll


Amid the Covid pandemic, Senegal women find renewed hope in fishing

More than a thousand women in Bargny, and many more in the other villages dotting Senegal’s sandy coast, process fish – performing a crucial role in one of the country’s largest exportsSince her birth on Senegal’s coast, the ocean has always given Ndeye Yacine Dieng life. Her grandfather was a fisher, and her grandmother and mother processed fish. Like generations of women, she now helps support her family in the small community of Bargny by drying, smoking, salting and fermenting the catch brou...
Tags: Africa, Senegal, World news, Global development, Fishing, Bargny, Ndeye Yacine Dieng


Senegal Architects Ditch Concrete for Earth in Revival of Old Techniques

By Nellie Peyton and Christophe Van Der PerreDAKAR (Reuters) - Construction is booming in Dakar, where unfinished apartment blocks tower over most...
Tags: Senegal, Dakar, Reuters Construction, Christophe Van Der, Nellie Peyton


Radishes from Senegal!

  I bought some radishes in the supermarket the other day. Turns out that they were grown in – Senegal! Isn’t that astonishing? 250g (9oz), sixteen radishes, for 39p (56c) - that's amazing too. [UPDATE: I just found radishes from Senegal in Britain's poshest supermarket: 150g (5oz), twelve radishes for £1.12 ($1.71). Not cheap.]. There’s been snow on the ground both in Northamptonshire and in Pennsylvania this last week or two so not much chance of growing them in January wherever I happen to be...
Tags: Gardening, UK, Featured, Africa, US, Senegal, Britain, Pennsylvania, Morocco, Salads, Seed, Northamptonshire, Radishes, Radish, Johnny, Veggies


Klopp plans Mane talks after Liverpool star’s snub

London (AFP) – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he will speak to Sadio Mane after the Senegal forward snubbed him following Thursday’s 4-2 win at Manchester United. Klopp left Mane on the bench for the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Sadio Mane, Afp, Manchester United Klopp, AFP Liverpool


Eid in Senegal: Pictures of Dakar's Korité fashion

Men and women often get new clothes specially made for Korité - the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Tags: News, Senegal, Dakar


Family dynasties fuel conflict across Africa

“Family fortunes” in Chad reflect further-reaching dynamics of ruling The post Family dynasties fuel conflict across Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Africa, Senegal, Chad, Togo, Gabon, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Openaccess, Denis Sassou Nguesso, Ali Bongo Ondimba, Joseph Kabila, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Abdoulaye Wade, Idriss Deby, Top Six, Congo-Brazzaville, Francophone Africa


‘It’s about self-love’: the black women busting beauty myths in west Africa

From Senegal to Nigeria, a growing wave of salons and small cosmetic companies are challenging colonial notions about how to wear and care for hairWomen kick the sand from their slippers, and ease into the cool comfort of a natural hair and skincare store in central Dakar. On the shelves are jars filled with handmade supplements of organic shea butter, coconut, castor and olive oils, sourced from across west Africa.In floral silk hijabs and abaya dresses, the women sit on sofas near the back of ...
Tags: Nigeria, Africa, Women, Senegal, Life and style, World news, Global development, West Africa, Women's Hair, Dakar


Faith, Flora and Fabric: How a Senegalese Village Became a Desert Oasis

By Cooper InveenNDEM, Senegal (Reuters) - Beneath the scorching sun that beats down on Senegal's savannah, the verdant gardens of Ndem village are...
Tags: Senegal, Desert Oasis, Faith Flora, Cooper InveenNDEM Senegal Reuters, Ndem


History Savigny, Henri: Schiffbruch der Fregatte Medusa. (german) V1.0 20.04.2021

Autoren: Henri Savigny (1793—1843) Alexandre Corréard (1788—1857) Titel: Schiffbruch der Fregatte Medusa auf ihrer Fahrt nach dem Senegal. Erschienen bei Leipzig, Paul Gotthelf Kummer 1818 Bericht von zwei Überlebenden des Schiffbruchs der Medusa. Die schlecht durchgeführte Rettungsaktion, die Inkompetenz des Schiffkapitäns die und die unzureichende Aufarbeitung lösten in Frankreich einen Skandal aus. Der Vorfall sorgte für Aufsehen in ganz Europa. Der Schiffbruch ist Gegenstand von Gem...
Tags: Books, Senegal, ePub Books, Bilder, Titel, Frankreich, Anmerkungen, Savigny Henri, Henri Savigny, Alexandre Corréard, Erschienen bei Leipzig Paul Gotthelf Kummer, Europa Der Schiffbruch, Gegenstand von Gemälden Filmen


Meet Diarra Bousso: One of Senegal's most promising designers

The ultimate multi-hyphenated creative, Diarra Bousso runs her fashion label Diarrablu while continuing to teach full-time.
Tags: Senegal, Cnn, Diarra Bousso


Senegal: The HIV success story that’s failing gay men

Senegal has successfully reduced HIV but infection remains high among gay men.
Tags: News, Senegal


Nigerian fintech Appzone raises $10M for expansion and proprietary technology

Africa’s fintech space has gained proper attention over the past few years in investments but it is not news that startups still battle with offering high-quality products . However , they seem to be doing quite well compared with traditional banks that face challenges like legacy cost structures and a major lack of operational efficiency . Appzone is a fintech software provider. It is one of the few companies that builds proprietary solutions for these financial institutions and their b...
Tags: Google, Nigeria, Africa, Tech, Senegal, Lagos, Lagos Nigeria, Flutterwave, BCX, Appzone, Emeka Emetarom Obi Emetarom, Wale Onawunmi, Obi Emetarom, Emeratom, Emetarom, Obi Emetarom Co


Giants Zamalek eliminated despite scoring four goals in 25 minutes

Johannesburg (AFP) – African giants Zamalek of Egypt failed to reach the CAF Champions League quarter-finals Saturday, despite scoring four goals in 25 minutes to hammer Teungueth of Senegal 4-1 in Cairo. A bold Group D comeback by the five-time African champions in the final two matchdays ultimately proved futile as Mouloudia Alger of Algeria came from behind to force a 1-1 draw at Esperance of Tunisia and qualify. The point former title-holders Mouloudia took away from Tunis gave them second ...
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, South Africa, Guinea, Angola, Zimbabwe, Algeria, Johannesburg, Tunisia, Group, Cairo, Soweto, Tunis, Afp


Senegal, Spain Leaders Seek to Encourage Legal Migration

Senegal and Spain signed a memorandum of understanding to encourage circular migration as part of efforts to mitigate migration flows that have been increasing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: Senegal, Spain, Senegal Spain


Easter on clam shell island off coast of Senegal – in pictures

The village of Fadiouth lies on an island of clam shells, with a footbridge connecting it to mainland Senegal. Senegal as a whole in majority Muslim, but on the island of Fadiouth the population is around 90% Christian Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, Religion, Senegal, World news, Christianity, SENEGAL Senegal, Fadiouth


Ahly salvage last-gasp draw, Kaizer Chiefs win with nine men

Johannesburg (AFP) – Defenders Badr Benoun and Yassir Ibrahim scored to spare the blushes of title-holders Al Ahly of Egypt Saturday, and Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa won with nine men on a dramatic CAF Champions League matchday 5.     Ibrahim equalised four minutes into added time after Benoun converted a penalty as Ahly snatched a 2-2 Group A draw away to bottom club Al Merrikh of Sudan in Omdurman to seal a quarter-finals place. Ahly will advance to the knockout stage as runners-up, though,...
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, South Africa, Morocco, Angola, Sudan, Tanzania, Algeria, Johannesburg, Tunisia, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Soweto, Afp, Dar es Salaam