Air Senegal partners with Senegalese Tourism Promotion Agency to promote Destination Senegal in the US

Photos credit: Bill Moore On September 3, 2021, the day following the launch of Air Senegal’s Dakar-New York-Washington line, the airline, in partnership with the Senegalese Tourism Promotion Agency hosted a private workshop on its strategy to promote the destination … Read More

Air Senegal’s Dakar New-York/Washington line is open

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The long-awaited launch of Air Senegal’s Dakar New-York/Washington line was held at the Blaise Diagne Airport in Dakar on September 1st 2021. Several officials including Senegalese Minister of Tourism Alioune Sarr, Blaise Diagne Airport’s Director … Read More

Air Senegal hosts reception in Harlem to celebrate service start to Washington and New York on September 2nd

Photos credit: Bill Moore With its plan to start service to Washington and New York on September 2, 2021, Air Senegal hosted a reception at Lenox Saphire in Harlem on August 6, 2021 to connect with Senegalese and West-African New … Read More

Senegalese political activist Ousmane Tounkara thanks community for continuous support

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Senegalese political activist Ousmane Tounkara, his family and support committee, hosted a Thank you Barbecue on June 6, 2021 at Morningside Park in Harlem. The very-well-attended gathering was a day of celebration for children and … Read More

Senegalese political activist Ousmane Tounkara released from immigration custody

Senegalese political activist Ousmane Tounkara was released from immigration custody on the afternoon of May 24, 2021 after a more than two-month battle with the US Department of Homeland Security. Tounkara ended up in the hands of immigration after an … Read More

Senegalese American youth in Harlem remember lives lost during last week’s protests in Senegal

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Senegalese American youth gathered at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building in Harlem on March 12, 2021 in solidarity with the Senegalese opposition back home. They remembered the lives lost during the protests … Read More

How you can help the fight for democracy in Senegal

Photo credit: Badara Preira Senegalese citizens at home and in the diaspora are organizing to continue the fight for democracy and support those who were injured, died or are jailed amid the protests following the arrest of Senegalese opposition leader … Read More

Ousmane Sonko: Free at last!

Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was released on March 8, 2021 from a detention his lawyer is said should not have exceeded 48 hours. Sonko was arrested on March 3, 2021 on his way to court to respond to rape … Read More

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Oil exploration indicates promising signs in Senegal

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Cairn Energy, one of Europe’s leading oil and gas exploration companies drilling for oil offshore Senegal, has announced the results of a successful appraisal well offshore the West African country. “Rig performance continues to be excellent and operations have been … Read More

Gambia: Seven foreign journalists expelled

Seven journalists, who are in The Gambia to cover the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Adama Barrow, were on January 16, 2017, prevented from entering the country, according to media body Media Foundation for West Africa. The MFWA’s sources say upon … Read More

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