Tag: senegal

Janeth JSeptember 7, 2015

Chadian ex-President, Habre faces war crimes trial

The war crimes trial of Chadian ex-President Hissene Habre, has resumed on Monday in Dakar, Senegal capital. The trial comes 45 ...

Mallam YeroJune 19, 2015

Senegal dissolves Senate to save money

While our legislators are making the news for their unbelievable expenses, Senegal, our neighbours, have decided to dissolve their Senate. ...

Janeth JFebruary 12, 2015

Immigration parades 40 illegal immigrants in Cross River

by Ranti Joseph The Cross River State command of the Nigeria Immigration Service has on Thursday paraded 40 illegal immigrants ...

ifrekeFebruary 3, 2015

West Ham could be banned from FA Cup over Sakho row

by Mark Bassey FIFA have confirmed that an investigation has been opened into the Diafra Sakho issue, after Senegal reported ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 6, 2014

GEJ, Ghanaian and Senegal Presidents broker peace deal in Burkina Faso

by Azubuike Azikiwe A peace deal has been brokered in the crisis-ridden West African nation of Burkina Faso. President Goodluck ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

Ebola arrives Mali as 2-year-old child becomes first victim

by Chidi Okoye The first case of the Ebola virus disease has been recorded in Mali, and the first victim ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 16, 2014

Nigeria and Senegal to know #Ebola status soon – @WHO

by Kolapo Olapoju Senegal will be declared free of the Ebola virus disease on Friday 17 October, while Nigeria, having passed ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2014

Sex could keep #Ebola alive – World Health Organisation warns survivors

by Kolapo Olapoju The World Health Organisation says sexual intercourse could keep the Ebola epidemic alive, as the disease could ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 28, 2014

“She quarantined herself” – Deputy health minister does the needful after assistant dies from Ebola

by Kolapo Olapoju Liberia’s deputy health minister and chief medical officer, Bernice Dahn, has voluntarily placed herself under quarantine for ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2014

Ebola gets a special envoy: United Nations’ boss appoints David Nabarro

by Kolapo Olapoju Ban Ki-Moon, the United Nation’s Secretary General has appointed David Nabarro as the Special Envoy for Ebola, ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

Nigeria records rare achievement as @WHO acknowledges that we have halted #Ebola

by Kolapo Olapoju According to the World Health Organisation, Nigeria and Senegal have managed to stop the spread of the ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 18, 2014

Super Eagles will soon strike oil, team keeps drilling the depths of FIFA’s ranking

by Olorunwa Lawal The Super Eagles have dropped in the current FIFA ranking released on Thursday morning. The African champions ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

Pan African Designers, Osei Duro, Sophie Zinga and Thula Sindi to attend LPM Africa inaugural edition

by Kolapo Olapoju For 5 years, Le Petit Marche – The Little Market, birth in Nigeria to mirror the popular ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

Nigerian man being treated for Ebola in Benin Republic

by Kolapo Olapoju   A Nigerian is currently being treated for the Ebola Virus disease in the Republic of Benin. ...

June 9, 2014

The Future Africa Awards & Summit announces its Global Board of Advisors

by Isi Esene The Central Working Committee for The Future Africa Awards & Summit (TFAAS) 2014 has today announced the ...

April 5, 2014

Right or wrong? Senegalese law bars 10-year-old rape victim from aborting twins

by Zara Mustapha It was a lost battle for the human rights campaigners in  Senegal in a bid to secure ...

February 27, 2014

Nigerian stowaway found dead under plane in the U.S

by ‘Jola Sotubo The stowaway trend which was started in Nigeria last year seems to have made a mild reappearance ...

October 15, 2013

Sad news: Bruno Metsu, former Senegalese coach dies of cancer

Bruno Metsu, the UAE’s 2007 Gulf Cup-winning coach, died on Tuesday following a battle with cancer. He was 59. The ...

June 26, 2013

SPOTTED: Actress-turned-evangelist, Eucharia Anunobi arrives Senegal for a religious crusade

by Rachel Ogbu x The former Nollywood actress and now fully committed evangelist Eucharia Anunobi was photographed arriving in Dakar, Senegal ...

June 26, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Barack Obama’s American business in Africa (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa Africa is a land of opportunities. The only sad part of this is that most Africans are ...

May 22, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: What Lagos and Lome can learn from Dakar (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa Anytime I arrive Nigeria through Lagos the question always gets at me; will I ever want to ...

April 21, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: A word for our leaders

by Femi Fani-Kayode Why do we always take ten steps forward and twenty steps backwards? Why is our case and ...

November 12, 2012

“Real and potent danger”: Obasanjo predicts a youth revolution due to unemployment

by Isi Esene Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed fears at the alarming rate of unemployment in the country saying ...

August 31, 2012

TICKER: Senegal to scrap Senate to save money

Senegalese President Macky Sall presented plans on Thursday to scrap the country’s upper house of parliament to raise funds needed ...

March 28, 2012

Japheth Omojuwa: Senegal and the middle finger effect (YNaija Frontpage)

  As our agitations for a better country get more of us to speak out and stand up, we must ...

March 27, 2012

YNaija Editorial: Nigeria, you have a love letter from Senegal

The result of his bid to override the bid of the people – in a country that has seen neither ...

February 14, 2012

‘Ifreke talks Sports: Zambia’s victory, (not) a twist of fate

by ‘Ifreke Inyang It had to be Zambia. Yes, Ivory Coast arrived the Africa Cup of Nations competition that held in ...

OluwapelumiDecember 5, 2011

Akon is not dead!

by Seyi Lawal Senegalese born hip hop superstar, Akon has refuted rumours circulating that he died yesterday 4, December of a ...

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