SENEGAL | SENEGAL

17-Sep-2019 to 13:29

Senegal to play Brazil in football friendly

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s national football team, the Terang Lions will face Brazil in a friendly on October 10 in Singapore, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) confirmed from its Twitter handle on Tuesday.

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11-Sep-2019 to 16:43

Senegal: Where local soaps outshine foreign telenovelas

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In recent years, local television series in Senegal have managed something of a big resurgence, casting a shadow on foreign soap operas, which enjoyed success in the past.

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09-Sep-2019 to 17:58

Senegal: Ashura celebration with hints of paganism

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The Muslim community in Senegal celebrate Ashura, also known locally as "Tamxarit" a feast which gradually loses its splendor due mostly to the pressure of Muslim clerics who constantly denounce its pagan side.

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09-Sep-2019 to 12:26

Senegalese households’ savings capacity down -Survey

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The current savings capability of Senegalese households decreased by 2.8 points in the second quarter of 2019, compared to the previous quarter, according to a recent survey by the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies.

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27-Aug-2019 to 12:07

Senegal’s rice imports down

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s rice imports in June 2019 decreased by 4.877 billion CFA francs,(about $8.290 million), compared to May 2019, according to a note from the National Agency for Statistics and Population (ANSD) copied to APA on Tuesday.

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06-Aug-2019 to 19:15

Senegal names 12 players for Women’s Afrobasket

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Cheikh Sarr, the coach of Senegal’s national women’s basketball team, on Tuesday in Dakar, released the list of 12 players selected for Africa’s Women Basket Ball Championship, to be held from August 10 to 18, 2019 at the Dakar Arena in Diamniadio, in the outskirts of Dakar, the Senegal’s capital.

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25-Jul-2019 to 10:43

Penda Bâ, Khondio village's walking dead

APA - Khondio (Senegal) By special correspondent Oumar Dembélé — The frail Penda Bâ has an unmistakably piercing look. At first sight the 70-year old, seems to pass off as any elderly person living quietly in her old age. But when she speaks with her wheezing voice we immediately notice a health problem.

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