COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: DakarGovernment: Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Macky Sall
Population: 15,736,368 (2020)
Land Size: 196,722 sq km (75,955 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Wed - Sep 16, 2020: What's The Story Behind French-Senegalese Film Cuties - Is #CancelNetflix Wrong? - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- The controversial French film Mignonnes, known as Cuties in English, has caused quite a stir online. Many have criticized it for "sexualizing" young girls. But is it being misunderstood?
- Wed - Sep 16, 2020: Senegal Confirms 26 New Covid-19 Cases - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[The Point] The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 26 cases of covid-19, bringing the country's total number of infections to 14, 306, with 3,445 hospitalised, 10,563 recoveries and 297 deaths.
- Wed - Sep 16, 2020: New Website By AI Expert Spotlights Africans in STEM - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] The project, by the first Black female faculty member at Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science, showcases Africans working in science, tech and engineering
- Fri - Sep 11, 2020: Senegalese Gendarme Arrested With Firearm, Suspected Cannabis - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[The Point] Operatives of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG) have arrested one Tafsir Ababacarr Diahateh; a Senegalese gendarme with a firearm and two bundles of suspected cannabis, The Point has been reliably informed.
- Wed - Sep 9, 2020: Ecowas to Withdraw Its Troops From Guinea Bissau - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[ANGOP] ECOWAS will gradually withdraw its intervention force in Guinea-Bissau. A first group has already left Bissau on August 27.