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Eid al-Fitr 2024: Senegal United for a Single Eid Celebration

Photo credit: Badara Preira The Eid al-Fitr, or Korité, was celebrated throughout Senegal on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, marking the end of the blessed month of Ramadan. The Coordination of Muslims in Senegal... Read More

Where to Find an Eid Outfit in Harlem, New York City? Explore the Malcolm Shabazz African Market!

As Eid approaches, searching for the perfect outfit becomes a delightful adventure, especially in Harlem, New York City. One of the gems of Harlem’s cultural scene is the Malcolm Shabazz African Market, a... Read More

Senegal: Premier Minister Ousmane Sonko banks on Expertise for His New Government

Photo: Presidency of Senegal The Prime Minister of Senegal, Ousmane Sonko, took the necessary time to meticulously choose the members of his new government, aiming to successfully fulfill the mission entrusted to him... Read More

Nine new schools set to open in New York City for the 2024-25 academic year

Photos & video credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On April 4, 2024, Schools Chancellor David C. Banks announced that NYC Public Schools’ newly revamped Office of New School Development and Design will inaugurate nine... Read More

What should you do DURING an earthquake? Drop, Cover, and Hold On!

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit New York around 10:23 a.m. According to Governor Hochul who held a press conference earlier, there are no reports of damages in the state. Mayor Eric Adams stated... Read More

For the 64th anniversary of Senegal’s independence, President Bassirou Diomaye Faye addressed the Nation

Photo credit: Presidency of Senegal His Excellency Mr. President Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye delivered a message to the Nation on the 64th anniversary of Senegal’s independence. In this speech, filled with gratitude and... Read More

Ousmane Sonko Appointed Prime Minister of Senegal

Photo credit: Presidency of Senegal The new President of the Republic of Senegal, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, appointed Ousmane Sonko as Prime Minister by decree a few hours after his inauguration on Tuesday, April... Read More

His Excellency Bassirou Diomaye Faye invested as the fifth president of the Republic of Senegal

It’s done and official: President Bassirou Diomaye Faye received the key to the presidential palace from outgoing President Macky Sall a few hours after taking the oath before the Constitutional Council during a... Read More

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