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Demba Ba continues goalscoring form to rescue Goztepe

The Senegal international continued in his rich vein of goalscoring form to earn a point for Tamer Tuna's men on Sunday Demba Ba found the back of the net as Goztepe settled for a 1-1 draw against Alanyaspor in a Turkish Super Lig encounter. The 32-year-old attacker increased his tally to five in

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-18 15:31:52

Ghana Premier League: Time to take a look at officiating once again

Comment by Prince Narkortu Teye @TeyePrince Last year, referee Joseph Lamptey put Ghana in the news globally, but for the wrong reasons. Initially suspended for three months by Caf, the Ghanaian was handed an indefinite ban by Fifa for "unlawfully influencing the match result"of the 2018 Fifa World

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-03-18 10:00:03

Senegal closes schools linked to Turkish cleric in exile

DAKAR, Senegal - Senegal's government has closed more than a dozen schools linked to a man the Turkish government considers a terrorist, underlining Turkey's growing influence in predominantly Muslim West Africa. About 3,000 children in Senegal have been affected as Turkey reduces the influence of F

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-18 08:07:15

Trophy Tour completes African journey

The feeling of anticipation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia was tangible this week as the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola touched down in three countries who will be heading to the global finals in the coming months. Fans in Nigeria, Senegal and Egypt all got a glimpse of the Trophy that

FIFA.COM - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Making French great again: Macron looks to Africa

Paris (AFP) - He's France's most anglophone president ever, who reaches for the language of the old foe when telling global audiences that "France is back", or that he wants ecologically to "make our planet great again." Emmanuel Macron's mastery of English has wowed foreign leaders, who are used to

BREITBART - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Top news of the week March 12-17

LNG World News McDermott, BHGE grab West African LNG job Engineering company McDermott International and Baker Hughes, a GE company, have been contracted by BP for its Tortue/Ahmeyim field development on the maritime border of Mauritania and Senegal that will include an FLNG facility. Cheniere to bu

SHALEMARKETS.COM - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Historic CAF Champions League group spots for four clubs

Johannesburg (AFP) - KCCA of Uganda, Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland, Township Rollers of Botswana and Horoya of Guinea became the first clubs from their countries to reach the CAF Champions League group stage Saturday. Muzamiru Shaban scored two minutes into the second half to give KCCA a 1-0 home vi

WORLD SOCCER TALK - 2018-03-17 20:10:06

Mauritania Key Message Update: Livelihood protections deficits are increasing in rural areas, March 2018

Poor off-season crop production and the large decrease in seasonal revenues have led to market dependence. To access food, poor households in rural areas continue to sell livestock and participate in atypical coping strategies that greatly affect their livelihoods. The degradation of pastoral condit

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Riots hit Madrid amid outrage over death of African street vendor

March 16 (UPI) -- The death of a street vendor in Madrid this week sparked a wave of violent protests Friday, leading to the arrests of several people, authorities said. Mame Mbaye, 35, of Senegal, died Thursday after going into cardiac arrest on a street in the Spanish capital. Witnesses said he co


Madrid calls for calm after migrant death sparks clashes

Madrid (AFP) - Madrid's deputy mayor called for calm on Friday following violent clashes between police and protesters demonstrating in anger over the controversial death of a Senegalese street vendor. Authorities arrested six people during the protest in the Lavapies district of the Spanish capital


Six arrested in Madrid protest over migrant death

Madrid (AFP) - Spanish authorities arrested six people during a violent protest in Madrid over the death of a Senegalese street vendor, police said Friday, adding 10 officers were injured. The clashes on Thursday evening in Lavapies, a district in the centre of the Spanish capital with a large immig


African, EU states focus anti-trafficking efforts at source

Niamey (AFP) - Thirteen African and European countries and the EU agreed Friday that efforts to crack down on migrant trafficking to Europe should also focus on economic woes that prompt poor Africans to seek a better life in Europe. In ministerial-level talks, they agreed to "attack underlying caus


Stoke striker Diouf 'slight chance' for Everton game

Reuters. Premier League - Southampton vs Stoke City (Reuters) - Stoke City striker Mame Biram Diouf has stepped up his recovery from a shoulder injury and faces a fitness test to be available for Saturday's Premier League clash against Everton, manager Paul Lambert said. The Senegal international p


Money was meant for return to Canada, not to join Daesh, terror trial in Senegal hears

Man charged with killing woman, two teens Provided by Toronto Star Assane Kamara, a Senegalese student who studied at Universite de Sherbrooke in Quebec, was arrested in February 2016 on terrorism charges in Dakar, Senegal. Police there allege he travelled to Tunisia in an attempt to join the ranks


Rihanna Slams Snapchat for Ad That Appears to Reference Domestic Violence Incident With Chris Brown

Rihanna does not think much of Snapchat's apology for an advertisement that appeared to mock her domestic violence incident with her former boyfriend, Chris Brown. The ad, for a game called "Would You Rather?", featured photos of the two singers and asked users if they would "rather slap Rihanna or


Violent protest in Madrid over migrant death

MADRID - Migrants clashed with security forces in central Madrid on Thursday following the death of a Senegalese man whom they said was chased through the streets by police. Riot police and firefighters were deployed to Lavapies, a district in the centre of the Spanish capital with a large immigrant


FIFA World Rankings: Burkina Faso climb, Nigeria unmoved

Burkina Faso were Africa's most notable climbers in the latest edition of the FIFA World Rankings, while Nigeria and the rest of the continent's giants largely remained unmoved. A quiet month of international football ensured there was minimal change in the global standings, with Africa's sides no d


Nigeria, Argentina, Croatia & Iceland remain unmoved in March Fifa Ranking

Nigeria's World Cup opponents, Argentina, Croatia and Iceland maintained their positions in March Fifa ranking published on Thursday. The Super Eagles, who were also stagnant, are ranked 52nd in the world and seventh in Africa behind Tunisia, Senegal, Congo DR, Morocco, Egypt and Cameroon. World Cup


Senegal team guide: Star player, one to watch, key fixtures, form and betting odds for World Cup 2018

Sadio Mane and co. will look to emulate the previous quarter-final journey as Senegal take part in their second ever finals It's been 16 years since Senegal lit up the 2002 World Cup. Three tournaments have been and gone in the meantime with no sign of the African nation. But Aliou Cisse's men re


Liverpool can win the Champions League, says Sadio Mane

Although the Senegal international admitted it will be challenging to nick the top European diadem, he is confident that the Reds are up to the task Sadio Mane is 'convinced' that Liverpool can win the Champions League title this season. Jurgen Klopp's men thrashed Porto 5-0 on aggregate in the ro