Tags : Senegal

COVID-19 Curfew: Protests Erupt In Senegal Capital Dakar

Youths protesting a Coronavirus curfew clashed with security forces overnight in the Senegalese capital, burning tyres and erecting barricades as police fired tear gas in Dakar’s Ngor district. An AFP photographer reported that the incidents were also reported in other parts of the capital overnight Wednesday, January 6, 2021. President Macky Sall called a state […]

COVID-19: Senegal Announces Curfew On Capital

Senegal has announced a night-time curfew on two regions including the capital Dakar to help combat the spread of coronavirus. President Macky Sall, in a television announcement late Tuesday, January 5, 2021, said a 9pm-5am curfew would be imposed on Dakar and Thies; adding that the measure would take effect from Wednesday, January 6, 2021. […]

Coronavirus: Ghana Closes Schools, Bans Gatherings

Ghana has closed all schools and universities and suspended public events on Monday, March 16, 2020, in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus as a string of African nations imposed tighter restrictions to stem the spread of the global pandemic. President Nana Akufo-Addo announced in an address to the West African Nation that […]

CAF Awards 2019: Algeria’s Belmadi crowned Men’s African Coach of

Algeria’s Djamel Belmadi has been crowned Men’s African Coach of the Year after a historic 2019. He beats Aliou Cisse (Senegal – Senegal) and Moïne Chaâbani (Tunisia – Esperance) to win the award. He was announced as the winner at the awards ceremony holding in Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday, January 7, […]

CAF Awards 2019: Sadio Mane Wins Africa’s Best Player

Senegalese forward Sadio Mane has won the 2019 CAF African Player of the Year award. He beats Liverpool’s teammate Mohammed Salah and Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez to win the award at the annual awards ceremony staged in Hurghada on Tuesday. Mane has been a finalist in the previous three editions of the CAF Player of […]

CAF Awards 2019: Algeria named African Men’s Team of the

Algeria have been declared the Best Men’s National Team of the Year at the CAF 2019 Awards. They beat Madagascar and Senegal to win the award. They were announced as the winners at the awards ceremony holding in Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. CAF tweeted, “Algeria named African Men’s […]