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Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) Players and Coaches to Lead Top African Prospects at Fourth NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa in Senegal

The 2022 NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa will bring together 25 of the top female prospects from 11 African countries to learn directly from current and former WNBA players and coaches

NBA (www.NBA.com) Africa today announced that the fourth NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa will take place from Monday, Dec. 5 – Thursday, Dec. 8 at NBA Academy Africa, an elite basketball training center in Saly, Senegal for the top high-school age prospects from across the continent. The 2022 NBA Academy…

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    • The construction of a highway between Dakar and Saint Louis will open up Senegal’s northern regions, considered the country’s rice granary and an area with high mining potential.
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Senegal: African Development Bank to Invest over €166 Million in Construction of Highway to Open Up the Country’s North

The financing comprises €119.69 million from the African Development Bank and €46.67 million from the Africa Growing Together Fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (http://www.AfDB.org), has approved a loan of €166.36 million to Senegal for construction of the Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis highway, which will enhance access to the north of the country. The financing comprises €119.69 million from the African Development Bank and €46.67 million from…

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United Arab Emirates (UAE): Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) receives credentials copy from the new Senegal Ambassador

Alblooki wished the new Ambassador success in the performance of his duties and in enhancing bilateral relations and cooperation between the UAE and his country

H.E. Abdulla Mohamed Alblooki, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Protocol Affairs at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation received a copy of the credentials of H.E. Babacar Matar Ndiaye, Ambassador of the Republic of Senegal to the UAE. Alblooki wished the new Ambassador success in the performance of…

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Girl starts school with confident smile after surgery

Aissatou from Louga, in northwestern Senegal, was born with a cleft lip and palate, and the stigma around the condition in her home village left her trapped at home

A little girl has been able to start school with her new confident smile after receiving surgery from a medical charity to treat a birth defect. Aissatou from Louga, in northwestern Senegal, was born with a cleft lip and palate, and the stigma around the condition in her home village…

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Supporting digital solutions for Senegalese farms

The support will focus on cashews through July 2025

To support the growth and competitiveness of agri-tech in Senegal, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Trade Centre officially launched the NTF V project on 13 October in Dakar. As Senegal’s population grows and urbanizes, food self-sufficiency has become a major challenge. Designing new agricultural practices can…

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Joint African Continental Free Trade Area Implementation Support Project Announces Progress Update

Project Activities Strengthened Agreement Implementation in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Niger, Senegal, and Togo

The African Continental Free Trade Area Implementation Support Project, a joint project established and funded by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (http://www.ITFC-idb.org) and the Trade Development Fund (TDFD), today announced a number of…

Source: FIFA |

FIFA Forward paves way for youth competitions in Senegal

The competitions, run at U-15, U-17 and U-20 level for boys and U-15 and U-17 level for girls, are arranged in the form of leagues that are played throughout the year all over the 14 regions

National youth leagues enjoying success in Senegal. Project made possible by FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Forward Programme. Aim is to improve young players’ competitiveness. Funded by the FIFA Forward Programme, national youth leagues were introduced in Senegal in 2020, with the stated goal of improving the competitiveness of young players and “preparing…

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Funded by FIFA’s (www.FIFA.com) Forward Programme, national championships reserved for small categories were created in Senegal in 2022. The aim was to improve the competitiveness of young players. These competitions extended to girls have been in full swing across the country. Photography: Senegal v Liberia U 20 qualifier match photos: https://fifa.fans/3XjxZp1…

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Regional Off Grid Electricity Access Project (ROGEAP) Project Implementation: Members of the ECOWAS Technical Harmonisation Committee on Norms and Standards of Electrotechnical Products (THC5) meet in Dakar, Senegal

The meeting will then align viewpoints and reach a consensus on the content of the five regional standards in order to proceed to the harmonisation phase

Experts in electrotechnical products standards are meeting in Dakar, Senegal from 15 to 17 November 2022 to exchange on two key themes as part of implementation of the Regional Off Grid Electricity Access Project (ROGEAP): Harmonisation of “Standards for pico-solar and solar home systems (SHS) up to 350 Wp and…

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Concludes Mission to Senegal

The mission made significant progress in the discussions on policies and reforms

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Edward Gemayel, visited Senegal during November 4-15, 2022, to conduct the sixth and final review under the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) and the third and final reviews under the Stand-By Credit Facility (SCF) and Stand-By-Arrangement (SBA). The IMF mission met with…