Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: Senegal

Rihanna Helps Raise Billions of Dollars For...

https://twitter.com/ClaraLionelFdn/status/959557036563365888 When it comes to giving back to charity, many celebs are generous with their fortunes. Including singer and Grammy award-winning artist Robyn "Rihanna" Fenty. The...

Have You Heard: Top 5 Stories You...

Superstar Rihanna is set to visit Senegal Friday, Feb. 2 to attend a conference to promote children's education. The "Fenty Beauty" founder is...

10 Most Expensive Pieces Of African Art...

'Senufo Female Statue' The Senufo Female Statue, carved by an artist known as the Master of Sikasso, is a Cote d’Ivoiran rare piece that sold...

Senegal Tech Hub Run by Women for...

DAKAR, Senegal -- Coudy Binta De's eyes light up when she talks about how she first became fascinated with computers. The 24-year-old says that as...

5 Interesting Facts About Senegal

How Senegal Got Its Name Although many people think Senegal is derived from the Senegal River, one popular theory of how Senegal got its name...

6 Ways a Union of West African...

The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic...

Female Genital Mutilation: Still Widely Practiced in...

A new U.N. report says although genital cutting is on the decline, female genital mutilation remains "almost universal" in some countries in the Middle...

Obama Starts Africa Tour at Slave Port

Barack Obama heads to Africa for his first extended trip to the continent on Wednesday -- a tour of three democratic nations that will...

President Obama and Family Plan Visits to...

President Obama will visit Dakar, Senegal, next month, according to reports in the Senegalese press. The newspaper L'As said today that the president will be...

Islamist Threat Remains in Sub-Saharan Africa, Warns...

In an exclusive interview with AFP, Senegal's President Macky Sall urges countries in sub-Saharan Africa to remain vigilant against the threat of Islamism, which...

Record Number of Women Elected to Senegal...

A recently passed law on gender parity has led to a record number of women within Senegal’s new parliament, as a total of 64...

Amantle Montsho’s Race for Olympic Gold has...

DAKAR, Senegal — Amantle Montsho’s room, about 100 square feet, has no window to the outside. When she flipped on the light switch one...

Pro Wrestling in Senegal Is Battle of...

Earlier this week wrestling fans rushed to the Demba Diop Stadium in Senegal to see the monumental match up between Yahya Diop (Yekini) and...

African Leaders Meeting To Resolve Conflicts Resulting...

West African leaders have gathered at a summit to discuss the turmoil in crisis-hit Mali after soldiers who overthrew an elected government in March...