23 May 2022

Germany is keen to pursue gas projects with Senegal, says Scholz on first African tour

Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany said the country wants to pursue gas and renewable energy projects with Senegal. The Chancellor announced this on Sunday during his frist trip to Africa as the war in Ukraine has created rising energy and food prices. The three-day tour began in Senegal, which has

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23 Mar 2022

Over 6,000 displaced in Gambia, Senegal after Casamance mission

Over 6,000 people have fled their homes in Gambia and Senegal due tot clashes between Senegalese soldiers and separatists close to the Gambian border. The numbers of displaced peoples came in from the National Disaster Management Agency in the Gambia on Tuesday.  An operation by the Senegalese military against rebels

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13 Nov 2018

National School for Cybersecurity Opens in Senegal – First in Africa

In a country, region, and continent beset with cybercrime and cyber vulnerabilities, a new “National School of Cybersecurity” has been launched in Dakar, Senegal. The school is the first of its kind on the continent and hopes to function as a “best-practice hub” for all of Africa. Expected to begin

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24 Jul 2018

China inks deal with Senegal; BRI now spans Africa

Chinese media has reported that Senegal is the first West African country to sign a Belt and Road cooperation agreement with China. China has already funded a series of infrastructure projects in Senegal. The announcement comes during Chinese President Xi’s highly publicized tour in Africa, his fourth while in office.

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