Senegal

  • Ivory Coast qualify for third straight World Cup 17-11-2013 10:19 AM

    Casablanca: Ivory Coast qualified for a third straight World Cup after surviving a nervous finish to draw 1-1 with Senegal for a 4-2 aggregate win in the African playoffs on Saturday. Didier Drogba gave away the penalty that put Senegal one goal away from a major upset, but the veteran...
  • India, Senegal to cooperate in information and broadcasting sector 30-07-2013 04:54 AM

    India and Senegal on Monday agreed to set up a joint working group in the information and broadcasting sector. The Joint Working Group is to be set up in areas identified under the Executive Programme for Cultural Cooperation signed between the two countries. This was decided during a meeting between...
  • Gay rights clash: Obama, African host are at odds 28-06-2013 01:30 AM

    Dakar: Laying bare a clash of cultures, President Barack Obama on Thursday urged African leaders to extend equal rights to gays and lesbians but was bluntly rebuked by Senegal's president, who said his country "still isn't ready" to decriminalise homosexuality. Obama opened his weeklong trip to Africa one day after...
  • Demba Ba pulls out of Senegal friendly 12-11-2012 09:35 PM

    Dakar: Newcastle United striker Demba Ba is among six regulars who have pulled out of Senegal's squad for a friendly international in Niger on Wednesday, the Agence Presse Senegalaise news agency said on Monday. Ba played for Newcastle in their home Premier League defeat to West Ham on Sunday without...