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Senegal

 

Senegal, officially the Republic of Senegal is a country south of the Sénégal River in western Africa. It owes its name to the river that borders it to the East and North and that originates from the Fouta Djallon in Guinea. Senegal is externally bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Mauritania to the north, Mali to the east, and Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to the south; internally it almost completely surrounds The Gambia, namely on the north, east and south, exempting Gambia's short Atlantic Ocean coastline.  Read More

Headlines Around the Web

Obama talks NBA draft in Senegal

Jun 28, 2013 - Politico

Senegal: Talibés Turn Traders

Dec 09, 2011 - AllAfrica News

Articles About Senegal

More Aussies are Braving the Waves of Madagascar

By IBTimes AU

More Australians are braving the waves of Madagascar island (Aug 07)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, SOUTH AFRICA, NIGERIA, MADAGASCAR, NAMIBIA

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema
Travel Advisory Issued Against Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

By IBTimes AU

Australians are being advised against travelling to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone due to Ebola outbreak (Aug 04)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, NIGERIA, GHANA

Health workers carry the body of an Ebola virus victim in Kenema, Sierra Leone
2014 Ebola Outbreak: Dubai’s Emirates Suspends Flights to Guinea, Test on Woman Who Died in UK After Arriving from Gambia Negative

By IBTimes AU

Dubai's Emirates Airline has become the first major international airline outside Africa to suspend flights to Guinea, one of three west African nations now reeling over the Ebola virus outbreak. (Aug 04)

MORE TOPICS: AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION, DUBAI, EMIRATES AIRLINE

Mohamed Diame (R)
Liverpool FC Transfer News: West Ham Playmaker Hints on a Possible Anfield Move

By IBTimes AU

West Ham United playmaker Mohamed Diame revealed his desire to move to a top club, particularly, Liverpool, as he believes that it is the right step to take at this point of his career. (May 20)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Chelsea's Demba Ba celebrates with team mate Samuel Eto'o at the end of their Champions League quarter-final second leg soccer match against Paris St Germain at Stamford Bridge in London
Chelsea FC Transfer News: Blues Striker Hints Exit After Scoring Winning Goal

By IBTimes AU

Chelsea striker Demba Ba scored the decider on Tuesday to get his side through to the semi-finals in the Champions League at the expense of Paris Saint Germain. (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

People walk in front of the entrance of the Donka Hospital, where victims of the ebola disease are being treated,
Mob Attacks Ebola Treatment Centre in Guinea, Suspected Cases Reach Mali

By Reuters

An angry crowd attacked an Ebola treatment centre in Guinea on Friday, accusing its staff of bringing the deadly disease to the town, Medecins Sans Frontieres said, as Mali identified its first suspected cases. (Apr 05)

MORE TOPICS: DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, MALI

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Draw Officially Announced; New Zealand with USA, Australia in Easy Group [VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

Finally, the countries participating in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup now know which nations they should prepare for the international basketball world championship set Aug 30 to Sept 13, 2014 after the official draw was announced by FIBA early on Tuesday. (Feb 04)

MORE TOPICS: SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA, ARGENTINA, EGYPT, MEXICO, UKRAINE

Arsenal FC Transfer News: Gunners Battle Reds to Sign Senegalese Defender

By IBTimes AU

Rivals Arsenal and Liverpool are already trying to outdo each other, before they even meet for the second time in the English Premier League on February, as both are neck-and-neck to signing Anderlecht centre-back Cheikhou Kouyaté. (Jan 10)

Mourinho Denies Feeling Envious As Suarez and Aguero Increase Goal Tally

By IBTimes UK

Jose Mourinho says his strikers can't be compared to the likes of Luis Suarez or Sergio Aguero (Dec 14)

Sagna, Alonso, Pirlo: The Contract Rebels Who Might Leave For Nothing

By IBTimes UK

IB Times UK looks at some of the players across Europe who will soon be entering the final six months of their contracts. (Dec 13)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT, MANCHESTER UNITED, REAL MADRID, LONDON