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We are all Senegalese

It is a good year to be Senegalese. Yesterday, Senegal beat Oman, 2-0, to qualify for the London Olympics football tournament. A proper celebration followed. They will be off to…..

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First Lady Marieme Faye Sall: ‘The good Senegalese woman’

Senegal’s new first lady, Marieme Faye Sall, represents a break with the country’s political history after independence. Madame Sall’s husband, Macky Sall, has just been elected as President of Senegal. Her significance lies in the fact that she is the first woman of Senegalese birth and ancestry to become First Lady of Senegal.

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Coup d’Etat is the new Black

It is official at last–what country watchers had been expecting is finally taking place in Guinea Bissau. No, the country is not becoming a municipality in Senegal. There is a…..

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Good Friday

In the midst of so much global upheavals, it is good to know one can always count on religious and financial leaders to remind us of who the “good guys”…..

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The new type of Senegalese

Just in case you were busy being distracted by Kony2012 or the rising sales of Hoodies, I am pleased to inform you that after their 25 March 2012 election, the…..

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Yes, Sudan made movies

After a week of being bombarded with all sorts of “good news” from the horn of Africa regarding oil and bombings, I decided to use the weekend to search for…..