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|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 - May 12, 2021: 18 Tunisian Judokas to Compete in Olympics Qualification Tournament in Dakar - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 18 athletes from the national judo team will travel to Dakar next week to take part in the Tokyo Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament said Technical Director of the Tunisian Judo Federation (French: FTJ) Abderrazek Turki.
- Tue - May 11, 2021: Sanusi Appointed Leader of Tijjaniyya Islamic Movement, Turbaned in Senegal - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[This Day] A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and immediate past Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has been turbaned as the leader of Tijaniyya Islamic sect in Nigeria.
- Mon - May 10, 2021: Countdown to Beach Soccer AFCON, Senegal 2021 Officially Begins - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[CAF] The countdown to the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal 2021 kicked off on Friday afternoon following the launch of the competition in Thiès, Senegal.
- Sat - May 8, 2021: Chronicles of Youth Anger and Protests in Senegal - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[African Arguments] Mamadou Dramé with contributions from Alcinda Honwana. Translated by Stephanie Kitchen.*
- Mon - May 3, 2021: Modou Jobe Describes Senegal Move As Wise Decision - AllAfrica News: Senegal
[The Point] Scorpion Modou Jobe has described his move to Senegalese premier league side ASEC Ndiambour as a wise decision.