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· August, 2011

Stories about Senegal from August, 2011

Senegal: Grants for Pilgrimage to Mecca and Rome

Mamadou Sarr on assirou.net reveals [fr] how much money Senegal provides for pilgrimages: “The Senegalese government subsidizes the pilgrimage to Mecca to the tune of 1 billion 350 million CFA...

Guinea: Slow Blogging

After a year of blogging on blog platform Mondoblog, Sow shares [fr] how difficult it is to connect from his hometown in Guinea, located  500 km from the capital Conakry:...

World: Write a blog post and win up to 3,000 Euros

Participate in YoBloCo Awards and win up to 3,000 Euros: “The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with FARA, Yam-Pukri, CAFAN, AYF, ANAFE, SPC/PAFPNET is...

Senegal: Mayor Becomes the Oldest Elementary School Graduate

Assane Diallo celebrates the uncommon achievement of the mayor of Tambacounda in Senegal : ” Among the  2 233 candidates for the Year End Elementary School  Diploma  was the mayor of Tambacounda, Mr...

Senegal: 5-Year Ban For Football Star El Hadj Diouf

Bilal comments upon [fr] an article published  on Mercatix.net, tackling the 5-year ban from international football slapped by the Senegalese Football Federation on one of the best players in the...

Senegal: Environmentally-Conscious Protesters

Ferloo.com blog hails the civic spirit [fr] of the 23 June Movement protesters (M23) in Dakar : “Under a scorching heat,the place de l'Obélisque demonstrators drank heaps of water as...

Africa : Delicious Peanut

Nadia Khouri-Dagher writes a post on afrik.com [fr] where she praises the peanut, a condiment that has been integrated in most African cuisines: “Senegalese Chicken Mafé, Malian Peanuts Tiguadegue sauce,...

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