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AFCON U17: Senegal legend lauds new qualifiers’ format

Apart from the hosts Central East zone, each of the six zones received one spot in the final tournament, and the zone of the defending champions received an additional spot.

FUTAA.COM - 2018-09-21 00:00:00

Preview: USA vs. Senegal

The USA will begin pool play in Group D on Sept. 22 at Tenerife, Spain when it meets Senegal at 1 p.m. EDT at the 3,600-seat Palacio Municipal de Deportes. The USA, ranked first in the world by FIBA, will begin the 18thWorld Cup with a 16-game winning streak. The USA has not been defeated since a 75

USAB.COM - 2018-09-21 00:00:00

Consultation begins on Senegal Startup Act

Held at the Impact Hub Dakar, the aim of the gathering was to draft legislation similar to that of Tunisia, which has passed its own law aimed at making itself a “startup nation”.


Senegal to host 2018 CAF Awards

"The announcement of the best African player in 2018 will happen in Dakar on 8 January 2019 in collaboration with the government of Senegal," CAF President Ahmad Ahmad said to the official site of the African football governing body.The African footballer of the year, the most promising talent, best


Exclusive preview: Issa Rae on Ramadan and growing up between America and Senegal

The Blend is excited to present this exclusive preview of Issa Rae’s essayfromAmerican Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures, an anthology edited by America Ferrera and featuring writing by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Roxane Gay, Uzo Aduba, and more. The book comes out next week, September 25th.When


Senegal’s Sudpay helps municipalities collect taxes

Formed in 2014,Sudpayhas developed Townpay, which allows municipalities to control their tax base and track the collection of taxes. The solution works both online and offline, and allows for the efficient, transparent collection of dues.

DISRUPT-AFRICA.COM - 2018-09-21 06:00:34

Fintech Sudpay wins Senegal Seedstars event - TechMoran

Fintech startup Sudpay has taken the winner title of the Senegal round of Seedstars startup competition. In second place was Lives, with new ways of exploring African cities, their culture and people. Paps, an urban logistics service came in at third place.


Canada Women's Basketball closes out exhibition series in France with win over Senegal

With the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup scheduled to begin on Saturday, Canada's Senior Women's National Team defeated Senegal, 75-56, to close out its exhibition series in France.Nirra Fields led the way as she had a game-high of 12 points to go along with three rebounds and two steals as C


AFCON U17: Nigeria, Senegal win regional qualifiers to fill slots for the finals

Senegal and Guinea qualified from the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone A, the only region that was given two slots. The two reached the finals in the two weeklong qualifier that concluded over the weekend in Dakar, Senegal.


Senegal Moves Forward with Sustainable Energy

The country implemented the Strategic Orientation Committee for Oil and Gas (Cos-Petrogaz) in 2016, which aims to overlook the energy strategy as Senegal moves towards first oil and gas production, scheduled for 2021 and 2022. Human resources was a central topic during the local content forum as it


USA Races to 109-58 Exhibition Win Over Senegal

Recording 35 assists and shooting 62.1 percent from the field (41-66 FGs), the 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National Team easily defeated Senegal 109-58 on Sunday afternoon in Antibes, France.


SubCom wins contract to extend MainOne's cable system to Senegal and Cote d'Ivoire

MainOne has selected SubCom to extend its submarine cable system into West Africa's francophone region, with the addition of two branches connecting Senegal (Dakar) and Cote D'Ivoire (Abidjan). The project is part of MainOne'srecently announced plansfor the region, in which Orange will play a role b

TELECOMPAPER.COM - 2018-09-20 10:59:00

Senegal female entrepreneurs are taking bold steps in a male dominated world - CNN Video

Senegal female entrepreneurs are taking bold steps in a male dominated worldRussia rolls out military might in huge war gamesScientists spot new species near ocean floorAre flying taxis about to become a reality?World's largest offshore wind farm opensHow the US trade war might impact your beerShe t


Excerpts from NASA's Scientists visit to Senegal - a journey to find out more about an asteroid in outerspace - Space in Africa

In front of the Presidential Palace with Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal. The group photo includes Senegal, French, and US researchers, and French and US diplomatic representation. Courtesy Ministry of Research, Higher Education and Innovation of Senegal


Additional Quotes: USA 109, Senegal 58

USA head coach Dawn Staley(University of South Carolina)On tonight’s game:I was pretty pleased with three of the four quarters, in which we played pretty good on both sides of the ball. There are some things we do have to clean up, some ill-advised shots, some turnovers, all contributed to not havin


Fun facts and tidbits from the Women's Basketball World Cup

FIRST TIMERS: Belgium, Latvia and Puerto Rico are all getting ready to play for the first time in the World Cup. Either Belgium or Puerto Rico will be guaranteed at least one win as they face off to cap the opening night. Belgium is led by Washington Mystics star Emma Meesseman, who sat out the WNBA

USA TODAY - 2018-09-21 18:15:00

Orange, MainOne in high-speed broadband deal in Senegal & Côte d’Ivoire

MainOne’s current cable system comprises a 7,000km submarine cable, which was launched in 2010 and has landing stations in Nigeria, Ghana and Portugal.


MainOne is expanding to French-speaking countries

These new branches will connect to MainOne’s 7,000km cable system, which extends from Portugal to Nigeria, and will inject new technology that upgrades the system to a potential capacity of 10TBps by November 2019 when the subsea system becomes operational.

TECHCITYNG.COM - 2018-09-21 06:55:11

Gorgui Dieng Dominates In 2019 World Cup Qualifiers | Minnesota Timberwolves

Over the weekend, Timberwolves big man Gorgui Dieng took part in the second-round of the FIBA 2019 World Qualifiers with Senegal.Dieng was an absolute stud, averaging 21.7 points and eight rebounds per game while shooting 58 percent from the field and 47.3 percent from the 3-point line over three ga


U.S. Women’s Basketball Perfect In Final Pre-World Cup Exhibition Games

A'ja Wilson takes a shot during the U.S. women's basketball team's game against Senegal on Sept. 16, 2018 in Antibes, France.