Dakar

Type: City
Name: Dakar
Country: Senegal
Latitude: 14.72
Longitude: -17.48
population: 2,702,820
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

EX-president Wade’s financial advisor arrested

By TAMBA MATHEWMore byDAKAR, WednesdayEx-President Abdoulaye Wade’s former financial advisor, Samuel Sarr, is being held by the criminal justice police in Dakar for allegedly offending President Macky Sall.Mr Sall who also served as ex-President Wade’s ... [Published Daily Nation - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Death toll from Ebola outbreak in West Africa rises to 1350 (Reuters)

DAKAR (Reuters) - The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 1,350, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, with 106 new deaths reported between August 17-18 in three countries.The U.N. health agency said that 221 new ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 9 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Embassy Honors Ramadan 2014: “Islam and Community Service”

Dr. Nashashibi meeting with officials of the Islamic Institute of Dakar (US Embassy Photo)Every year during the month of Ramadan, the U.S. Embassy in Senegal plans a program to honor this holy month.  This year, the Embassy selected the very respected ... [Published US Embassy Senegal: Dakar - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola threatens to create a food security crisis in West Africa

20 Aug 2014Listen /Local community women. © WFP/Shiomi Kadoya ShimbunThe outbreak of the Ebola haemorrhagic fever in West Africa is threatening to create a food security crisis for the affected people, according to the UN food agency.The World Food Programme ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

A Tribute to Two Ebola Heroes

(IRIN) - Today is World Humanitarian Day when the UN sets out to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. This year the UN and aid agencies are highlighting humanitarian heroes who have made huge sacrifices to help others ... [Published HighBeam Research - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

ControurGlobal to Build Senegalese Power Plant

ContourGlobal will invest $133 million for a 53-MW thermal power facility in Senegal under a build, own, and operate (BOO) contract. The deal, struck with the state-owned utility Societe Nationale d’Electricite du Senegal (Senelec), will see the plant ... [Published Petroleum Africa Magazine - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

The 11 Least 'Livable' Cities In The World

The Economist Intelligence Unit (the EUI) conducted a livability survey to determine which cities around the world "provide the best or worst living conditions." Cities with major conflicts tended to score the lowest. Military and political conflicts ... [Published Clusterstock - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

The 11 Least 'Livable' Cities In The World

The Economist Intelligence Unit (the EUI) conducted a livability survey to determine which cities around the world "provide the best or worst living conditions." Cities with major conflicts tended to score the lowest. Dakar Country: Senegal EIU Rank: ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Senegal: Ex minister held over presidential offence

Former Minister of Energy, Samuel Sarr has been detained in Dakar since Tuesday over an alleged offence against President Macky Sall.The former liberal minister who claims to be an “eternal Wadisteâ€$ on Monday published bank statements dated June 2007 ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Senegal, Macky Sall, Dakar
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Senegal: One Dead, Several Others Injured in Police-Student Clashes

Bassirou Faye, a Senegalese student of the Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD), was on August14, 2014, shot dead by an unidentified policeman.The incident happened as a result of a demonstration by some students of the University to demand payment ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Guinea-Bissau

An outbreak of Ebola virus disease has been confirmed in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria. If you travel to this region you should follow the health advice issued by the National Travel Health Network and Centre . There have been no suspected ... [Published Foreign Travel Advice - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Top UN Ebola Coordinator on His Way to Africa

The senior United Nations coordinator on the Ebola virus says he will travel to Africa later this week.Dr. David Nabarro in New York Tuesday said he met with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and is headed to Washington for meetings Wednesday with officials ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 22 hours ago]

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...International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement said one of its volunteers, Bienvenu Bandios, was shot dead while evacuating casualties from PK-5. "We are greatly dismayed by this tragic loss of life" Antoine Mbao Bogo, president of the Central African Red Cross, said in a statement...
"Chelsea refused to release Salah before Kenya's friendly, which is not included in the FIFA calendar" Gharib said in a television interview
According to an operations officer at the World BankWorld Bank Group's International Finance Corporation , "about 65 per cent of people (in Senegal) do not have any health care coverage whatsoever." The IFC is working to help provide low-cost health insurance to students and informal sector employees in Senegal
The survey notes that it's "designed to address a range of cities or business centers that people might want to live in or visit" , and consequently, they have excluded hotspots such as Kabul, Afghanistan and Baghdad, Iraq.  10. Dakar

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The 11 Least 'Livable' Cities In The World [Published Business Insider Australia - 11 hours ago]
Former president Wade's advisor financial detai... [Published Africa Review - 11 hours ago]
Ebola threatens to create a food security crisi... [Published United Nations Multimedia - 12 hours ago]
The 11 Least 'Livable' Cities In The World [Published Austin American Statesman - 12 hours ago]
Senegal: Ex minister held over presidential off... [Published StarAfrica.com - 12 hours ago]
The 11 Least 'Livable' Cities In The World [Published Clusterstock - 12 hours ago]
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Women must redefine Africa’s agenda [Published City Press - 14 hours ago]
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The 11 Least 'Livable' Cities In The World [Published Clusterstock - 12 hours ago]
The Economist Intelligence Unit (the EUI) conducted a livability survey to determine which cities around the world "provide the best or worst living conditions." Cities with major conflicts tended to score the lowest. Military and political conflicts ...
PennEnergy's Daily Power Update 8/20 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 15 hours ago]
Energy News & Insights Duke Energy reports fuel oil spill into Ohio River At about 11:15 p.m. Monday, during a routine transfer of fuel oil at the W.C. Beckjord Station, approximately 5,000 gallons of fuel was inadvertently discharged into ...
Liberia: Liberia imposes curfew as Ebola crisis... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 20 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone 08/20/2014 02:46 GMT by Zoom DOSSO with Jonathan FOWLER in Geneva MONROVIA, August 20, 2014 (AFP) - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf imposed a nighttime curfew from ...
Ebola Death Toll In West Africa Hits 1,200 [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Aug 19 2014]
The Ebola epidemic in western Africa continues to spread: LONDON — As West African nations grapple with the worst-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the death toll had exceeded 1,200 and announced ...
Nigeria: Nigeria Makes Gains in Efforts to Cont... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
Source: Voice of AmericaCountry: Nigeria Anne Look August 18, 2014 11:59 AM DAKAR, SENEGAL— The health situation could be turning the corner in Nigeria, nearly a month after an Ebola-infected air traveler from Liberia brought the disease to Lagos. Four ...
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