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Why the Club World Cup is shaping up to be a logistical nightmare for Chelsea

Chelsea reach the Club World Cup Chelsea earned a spot in the Fifa Club World Cup by virtue of their victory in the 2020-21 Champions League, in which they saw off Manchester City 1-0 in the final to lift the trophy. Chelsea are likely to find out today where their FIFA Club World Cup matches will be played, with the United Arab Emirates expected to be confirmed as the venue. — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 20, 2021 So far, the Blues have qualified alongside Egypt’s Al Ahly and Austr...
Tags: Nigeria, Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Fifa, Champions League, United Arab Emirates, Tokyo, Lfc, Uae, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane


How many games Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are set to miss due to AFCON

Salah and Mane key parts of Liverpool’s squad It is certainly fair to say that Liverpool would not be anywhere near the levels that they have reached recently without the efforts of Mo Salah and Sadio Mane.Salah has provided 188 goal contributions in 214 appearances for the Reds, while Sadio Mane is not too far behind with 146 in 229 appearances for Jurgen Klopp’s side.This season, Salah has been arguably the best player in the world, and has already reached 10 goal contributions in just 8 appea...
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Anfield, Leicester City, Jurgen Klopp, Reds, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Joel Matip, AFCON


Nollywood moment: African film industries ‘could create 20m jobs’

UN study finds streaming services have increased demand for film productions from across the continent, but warns piracy and underinvestment hampering growthFilm industries in Africa could quadruple their revenue to $20bn (£15bn) and create an extra 20m jobs in creative industries, according to a UN report about cinema on the continent.The booming film industry in Nigeria – Nollywood is the world’s second-largest film industry in terms of output – and Senegal were examples of African countries w...
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The dates Chelsea will play the FIFA Club World Cup revealed

Chelsea earn spot in Club world Cup Chelsea earned a spot in the Fifa Club World Cup by virtue of their victory in the 2020-21 Champions League, in which they saw off Manchester City 1-0 in the final to lift the trophy. Chelsea are likely to find out today where their FIFA Club World Cup matches will be played, with the United Arab Emirates expected to be confirmed as the venue. — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 20, 2021 So far, the Blues have qualified alongside Egypt’s Al Ahly and Au...
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Chelsea, Manchester City, Newcastle, Fifa, Champions League, United Arab Emirates, Lionel Messi, Africa Cup of Nations, Tokyo, Ipl, Steve Bruce, Psg


Senegal Seizes 2 Tons of Cocaine off Coast; Arrests 5

Senegal’s navy seized more than 2 tons of cocaine from a ship transporting the illegal substance off the coast of the West African nation.
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Senegal Seizes Record 2 Tonnes of Cocaine off Atlantic Coast

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal seized more than two tonnes of pure cocaine from a ship off its Atlantic coast, the navy said on Tuesday, in the West...
Tags: Navy, Senegal, Atlantic, Dakar, Atlantic Coast, Reuters Senegal


2022 World Cup: Who needs to do what to reach Africa's play-off places

Two teams - Morocco and Senegal - have reached Africa's play-offs for the 2022 World Cup, but which eight nations will join them?
Tags: Africa, Football, Senegal, Morocco


Local Covid vaccines fill gap as UN Covax scheme misses target

India, Egypt and Cuba among first states to develop and make their own vaccines as Covax falls behind Developing countries are increasingly turning to homegrown Covid vaccinations as the UN-backed Covax programme falls behind.While western countries roll out booster jabs to their own populations, Covax, which was set up by UN agencies, governments and donors to ensure fair access to Covid-19 vaccines for low- and middle-income countries, has said it will miss its target to distribute 2bn doses g...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, Science, Biology, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, China, Singapore, India, Africa, Americas, Senegal, European Union, Society, World news


Homegrown Covid vaccines fill gap as UN Covax scheme misses target

India, Egypt and Cuba among first states to develop and make their own vaccines as Covax falls behind Developing countries are increasingly turning to homegrown Covid vaccinations as the UN-backed Covax programme falls behind.While western countries roll out booster jabs to their own populations, Covax, which was set up by UN agencies, governments and donors to ensure fair access to Covid-19 vaccines for low- and middle-income countries, has said it will miss its target to distribute 2bn doses g...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, Science, Biology, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, China, Singapore, India, Africa, Americas, Senegal, European Union, Society, World news


2022 World Cup: Senegal and Morocco first teams through to Africa's play-offs

Senegal and Morocco both earn the wins they needed to be the first teams through to Africa's play-offs for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Tags: News, Africa, Senegal, Morocco


Diedhiou fires hat-trick as Senegal, Morocco book final-round places

Johannesburg (AFP) – Famara Diedhiou scored a hat-trick for Senegal as they and Morocco won on Tuesday to become the first nations to secure places in the final African World Cup qualifying round.   Turkey-based Diedhiou overshadowed teammate and Liverpool star Sadio Mane with his treble, which earned Senegal a 3-1 away win over Namibia and maintained a 100 percent Group H record after four rounds. The first goal from the 28-year-old Alanyaspor forward was cancelled out before half-time by Pete...
Tags: Africa, Senegal, Sport, Turkey, Soccer, Egypt, South Africa, Liverpool, Manchester City, Morocco, Guinea, Cameroon, Arsenal, Fifa, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe


Liverpool star the latest to speak out about Edouard Mendy’s Ballon D’or Snub

Sadio Mane joins Koulibaly in expressing outrage for compatriot Earlier today, news broke of Kalidou Koulibaly’s outrage that Edouard Mendy was not nominated for the Ballon D’or. The 2021 Ballon d’Or nominees are here 🏆 Who should win? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/DNB5zXTRBC — ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) October 8, 2021 Speaking after Senegal’s clash with Namibia, the Napoli defender, and fellow Senegalese player, said:“We have to do double the work to be well evaluated. It is a shame that Edouard is not one of the...
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Fifa, Portugal, Espn, Namibia, Napoli, Sadio Mane, Ballon, Mendy, Kalidou Koulibaly, Koulibaly, Diogo Jota, Edouard Mendy


“We have to work twice as hard”- Kalibou Koulibaly slams FIFA over Edouard Mendy’s major Ballon D’or Nominee snub

Edouard Mendy’s stellar season Edouard Mendy was viewed largely as a backup when he was signed from Lille 18 months ago in a 21 million pound move (as per transfermarkt). However, he quickly became the undisputed no.1 at Stamford Bridge, helping his side to a famous Champions League win with some crucial saves in both the semi-final and the final.He has continued in this vein again this season, and has again been crucial in Chelsea’s current good form, with the highest prevented goals in the Pre...
Tags: Germany, Senegal, Sport, PL, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Fifa, Lionel Messi, Blues, Lille, Espn, Stamford Bridge, Ballon, Mendy, Antonio Rudiger


For African nations, capital punishment is a grim colonial legacy that lingers on | Dior Konaté

On the World Day Against the Death Penalty, the tide is turning in west Africa against this tool of colonial repression and racismIn July, Sierra Leone became the 23rd African country to abolish the death penalty. Although its use across the continent has dwindled – thanks to concerted efforts from human rights organisations and governments – the death penalty remains on many more countries’ statute books due to its strong colonial legacy.During the colonial period, punishments that were being a...
Tags: Europe, Law, Africa, Senegal, World news, Sierra Leone, Global development, Colonialism, Capital punishment, British Empire


Mane among goals as Senegal move closer to winning World Cup group

Johannesburg (AFP) – Liverpool star Sadio Mane was among the goals as Senegal cruised to a 4-1 win over Namibia on Saturday, and near-certain qualification for the final World Cup elimination round in Africa. Another victory over the Namibians on Tuesday will seal first place in Group H for the Senegalese, who are chasing a second successive appearance at the global showpiece.  The convincing matchday 3 triumph in Thies near Dakar lifted Senegal to nine points while Namibia have four, Congo Bra...
Tags: Africa, Senegal, Sport, Turkey, Soccer, South Africa, Williams, Liverpool, Morocco, Guinea, Arsenal, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Togo, Johannesburg, Congo Brazzaville


2022 World Cup: Ghana clinch vital win as Morocco and Senegal extend perfect starts

Ghana clinch a vital win in African qualifying for the 2022 World Cup while Morocco and Senegal extend their perfect starts.
Tags: News, Senegal, Morocco, Ghana


Finland gets disputed wild card for FIBA tourney

NBA Flying high with the backing of Angry Birds, Finland received a wild card for the World Cup of Basketball on Saturday in a decision criticized for being more about business than basketball. Traditional contenders Brazil, Greece and Turkey drew the other three spots to complete the 24-team field for this summer's tournament in Spain, basketball governing body FIBA announced Saturday at its meeting in Barcelona. The draw is Monday. Greece is ran...
Tags: Travel, Greece, China, Germany, Russia, Senegal, Spain, Barcelona, Turkey, Italy, Nba, Brazil, Finland, Venezuela, FIBA, Rovio


A star from 'The O.C.' has slammed Kim Kardashian and other celebrities for shilling crypto - calling it a 'moral disaster'

Ben McKenzie (left) played Ryan Atwood in the hit TV show "The O.C." J. Merritt/Getty Images A star from "The O.C." has written an article slamming celebrities who push crypto coins on their fans. Ben McKenzie, who played Ryan in the show, said the "Hollywoodization of crypto is a moral disaster." He said crypto is highly dangerous, and many celebrities are "promoting the financial equivalent of Russian roulette." See more stories on Insider's business page. In the hit early-2000s TV s...
Tags: UK, Kim Kardashian, Trends, Senegal, Gotham, Fox, Crypto, Tom Brady, Kardashian, Batman, University Of Virginia, Lindsay Lohan, Ben Mckenzie, Ryan, McKenzie, Akon


Greenpeace stops fish oil tanker in Channel in protest over African food insecurity

Fishmeal exports to EU from west Africa have grown sharply, depleting stocks and posing threat to livelihoodsGreenpeace activists have intercepted a 96-metre tanker in the Channel carrying fish oil from west Africa to Europe, to highlight the threat they say industry poses to food security and to livelihoods in the region.Trade figures analysed by Greenpeace Africa show that fishmeal and fish oil exports from Mauritania alone have grown by an “alarming” 16% during 2020. Activists and locals say ...
Tags: Europe, Africa, Environment, Eu, Senegal, UK News, World news, Fish, The Gambia, Greenpeace, Gambia, Environmental Activism, Trade and development, Mauritania, Greenpeace Africa, Mauritania Senegal


Africa’s Film Industries Could Create 20 Million Jobs: UNESCO Study

“Most creative industries in (sub-Saharan) Africa were grossly underserved,” — the major exceptions being Nigeria and Senegal — “in part due to the failure of policymakers and local authorities to protect and invest in audio-visual industries.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Featured, Media, Nigeria, Africa, Senegal, Unesco, Saharan Africa, Film Industries Could Create


Nollywood booming while African film industries could create 20m jobs – report

UN study finds streaming services have increased demand for film productions from across the continent, but warns piracy and underinvestment hampering growthFilm industries in Africa could quadruple in revenue to $20bn (£15bn) and create an extra 20m jobs in creative industries, according to a report about cinema on the continent.The booming film industry in Nigeria – Nollywood is the world’s second largest film industry in terms of output – and Senegal were examples of African countries with de...
Tags: Film, Nigeria, Africa, Disney, Employment, Senegal, World news, Netflix, Culture, Global development, Un, Nollywood


Messi off the mark for PSG in Champions League win over Man City

Paris (AFP) – Lionel Messi scored his first Paris Saint-Germain goal on Tuesday and it was a significant one, helping put Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City to the sword in a 2-0 Champions League win for the French club. Messi’s goal was both stunning and also so typical of the Argentine, as he burst forward from the right and played a one-two with Kylian Mbappe on the edge of the box, holding off Aymeric Laporte as he sent a first-time strike high into the net. It raised the roof at the Parc des ...
Tags: England, City, Senegal, Qatar, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris, Raheem Sterling, Pep Guardiola, Lionel Messi, Messi, Stamford Bridge, Abu Dhabi


Gueye strike sets up PSG win without Messi

Paris (AFP) – Lionel Messi was again sidelined for Paris Saint-Germain and in the Argentine’s absence it was Idrissa Gana Gueye and Julian Draxler who scored as the Ligue 1 leaders beat Montpellier 2-0 on Saturday. Senegal midfielder Gueye crashed a shot into the roof of the net from 20 metres to give PSG an early lead at the Parc des Princes and substitute Draxler added a late second as Mauricio Pochettino’s team maintained their perfect start to the French season. They have won eight matches ...
Tags: New York, Senegal, Qatar, Sport, Barcelona, David, Austria, Soccer, United States, Manchester City, Marseille, Paris, Mauricio Pochettino, Pep Guardiola, Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi


The Circular, Drought-Resistant Gardens of Senegal

As part of the Great Green Wall initiative, Senegal has been building circular, drought-resistant gardens to keep the Sahara desert from spreading any further. The Kid Should See This explains how they work: These Senegalese farmers plant the spiraling gardens with a plan to hold water: Medicinal plants in the inner circle, three rows of vegetables, with fruit and nut trees next. The outer circles are created with large baobab trees and African mahogany trees. Tags: Senegal   video [Autho...
Tags: Senegal, Jason Kottke, Sahara, Great Green Wall


The 10 poetry books that made it onto the National Book Award longlist in 2021

Some of the poetry longlist finalists for the 2021 National Book Awards include "The Wild Fox of Yemen" by Threa Almontaser and "What Noise Against the Cane" by Desiree C. Bailey. Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The National Book Foundation published its longlist for the poetry award this week. The 10 favorites are below - from former Pulitzer Prize winners to emerging poets. Want more books? Check out t...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Books, New York, Education, California, US, America, Trends, Senegal, Features, Yemen, Border Patrol, Caribbean, Black, E-learning


‘Ecofeminism is about respect’: the activist working to revolutionise west African farming

Mariama Sonko is an unstoppable force who continued her work even when she was ostracised by her community in SenegalOutside Mariama Sonko’s home in the Casamance region of southern Senegal pink shells hang on improvised nets that will be placed in mangroves to provide a breeding spot for oysters.Normally, women collecting oysters chop at the branches – a method that can harm the mangroves. But these nets allow them to harvest sustainably, says Sonko, who is trying to revolutionise agriculture i...
Tags: Food, Africa, Environment, Women, Senegal, Society, World news, Farming, United Nations, Global development, Sustainable Development, Environmental Sustainability, Food Security, Casamance, Sonko, Women's rights and gender equality


New African Cinema: 'Neptune Frost' & 'Saloum' Rock the Festivals

"Stories about heroes travel faster than bullets." There are two new films from Africa playing film festivals this year that just so happen to be two of the most creative, unique, and entertaining discoveries in cinema all year. We're lucky we get to experience these films this year. The first is Neptune Frost, which initially premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival in the Directors' Fortnight sidebar. I watched it in Cannes but didn't write about it on here yet, knowing I will be raving ab...
Tags: Movies, Review, Africa, Senegal, Toronto Film Festival, Cannes film festival, Cannes, Cannes Toronto, Saloum, Neptune Frost, TIFF 21, Saloum Rock, Neptune Frost Saloum Rock


Klopp hails Mane’s 100th Liverpool goal as ‘massive achievement’

Liverpool (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp saluted Sadio Mane after the Senegal star’s 100th Liverpool goal inspired a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace that sent his side top of the Premier League on Saturday. Mane’s milestone... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Crystal Palace, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Sadio Mane, Afp, Liverpool AFP


Mane scores 100th Liverpool goal in Palace stroll

Liverpool (AFP) – Sadio Mane scored his 100th Liverpool goal as the Senegal star inspired a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace that sent his side top of the Premier League on Saturday. Mane’s milestone strike... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Senegal, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Crystal Palace, Sadio Mane, Afp, Liverpool AFP, 100th Liverpool


Beyond Fest Announces 2021 Slate Including Halloween Kills, The Black Phone & More

Beyond Fest has announced its complete 2021 slate, including Titane, Halloween Kills, The Black Phone, Lamb, and much more. Programming is comprised of 39 features, including 8 world premieres, 4 US premieres, and 17 West Coast Premieres. The festival will run from Wednesday, September 29 to Monday, October 11. Built in partnership with the American Cinematheque, Beyond Fest will screen at the Legion Theatre, Aero Theatre, and Los Feliz 3 with all ticket sales going to the 501c3 non-profit film ...
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