Today, if you drive around any major sub-Saharan city you’ll find the Obama family on posters, framed newspaper clippings in barbershops and 6-foot paintings sold on the roadside. But expectations of his how his tenure would translate to policy as multifaceted as the continent itself.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Nigeria and Senegal Ebola-free after the West African countries have reported no new cases of the virulent killer after a 42-day period, twice the maximum incubation period of Ebola to detect possible unreported cases of infection. RELATED: The Latest Developments In The Ebola Crisis From Around The World [VIDEO] Interestingly enough, […]
The 2013 Dakar Fashion Week reportedly banned skin-bleaching models from its catwalk, according to Fashion Ghana.com. SEE ALSO: Taste Of Latin America Organizer Adama Ndiaye a.k.a. Adama Paris (pictured below) said, “I am against it [skin bleaching]. It’s not even pretty. For me, it’s just a turn off.” Ndiaye, who launched the six-day event in 2002, announced […]
On Thursday (March 27), President Barack Obama met with the leaders of four sub-Saharan African countries in a bid to highlight the shared democratic sentiment shared between America and the nations. Present at the meeting were President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, President Joyce Banda of Malawi, and Prime […]
UPDATE: 10:37 P.M. EST Euro News reports: DAKAR (Reuters) – Senegal’s long-serving leader Abdoulaye Wade admitted defeat in the presidential election, congratulating his rival Macky Sall, a move seen as bolstering the West African state’s democratic credentials in a region fraught with political chaos. Thousands of residents of the capital Dakar poured onto the streets […]
DAKAR, Senegal — Paramilitary police in northern Senegal opened fire Monday on men and women protesting the president’s plan to run for a third term, killing a woman in her 60s and a high school student, a witness and a rights group said. SEE ALSO: How To Get Free Wifi Anywhere! The violence is uncharacteristic […]
Senegalese singer Youssou N’Dour announced on Jan. 2 that he’d be running for the presidency of his native country in elections on Feb. 26. Known as Africa’s most famous living singer, N’Dour is hoping that he can turn his popularity into votes. SEE ALSO: Will New Hampshire Have An Impact? Best known among international audiences […]
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — World music icon Youssou Ndour says he plans to run in Senegal’s presidential election next month, challenging an 85-year-old incumbent whose plans to seek a third term have sparked violent protests. SEE ALSO: African Dictator Propped Up By Coke (As In Coca-Cola) Ndour, who made the announcement late Monday on his […]
Rappers in the West African country of Senegal are becoming a powerful political force in their native country. Rappers have been at the forefront of riots and demonstrations that have forced the President of Senegal to not seek a third term. RELATED: Female Sex Tourism In Senegal Attracts Women Who Will Pay For Romance Tupac […]
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