COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: DakarGovernment: Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Macky Sall
Population: 14,668,522 (2017)
Land Size: 196,722 sq km (75,955 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Aug 20, 2018: How Gardening Is Helping Ex-Offenders Reintegrate Into Society - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[Deutsche Welle] In Senegal, social activism and hip hop are being cultivated in a center run by rapper Fou Malade. Here he has been rehabilitating ex-offenders through a series of workshops including music, graffiti and gardening.
- Fri - Aug 17, 2018: Sira Labs' Django Bathily On Building a Network of Incubators Across Francophone Africa - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[Innovation in Africa] There's no easy way to break out of a small country market but it's essential for a start-up to find growth. Francophone Africa is almost completely a mosaic of small country markets. Russell Southwood talks to Django Bathily, Founder, Sira Labs about how he's creating an incubator network to chase just this type of growth.
- Thu - Aug 16, 2018: FIFA Ranking - Nigeria Ranks to 49, As France Soars No. 1 - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[Vanguard] Egypt had a worse fall. Mohamed Salah's Egypt dropped from 45th to 65th.
- Thu - Aug 16, 2018: Going Digital to Tackle Traffic Accidents and Crime - Senegal and Rwanda Adopt Two Very Different Approaches - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[Balancing Act] London -African Governments are slowly becoming more ambitious about how to tackle fundamental problems digitally. The noisy and often badly driven public transport and taxi drivers - particularly motorcycle drivers - are often a threat to life and limb and are hot spots for crime. Russell Southwood looks at two different approaches to imposing some discipline on this mayhem, with one example from Senegal and the other from Rwanda.
- Wed - Aug 8, 2018: African Women Wonders - Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura Is the Most Powerful Woman in International Sports - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[This is Africa] FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura, ranked number one on the Forbes 2018 Most Powerful Women in International Sports list, is determined that, on her watch, the world's most widely loved sport will be inclusive of all.