Senegal-Mauritania: $4.8bn Gas Project Coming

Senegal-Mauritania: $4.8bn Gas Project Coming

DAKAR, 18 January 2021 – The first gas from the $4.8 billion Grand Tortue Ahmeyin project will be produced in 2023, according to Senegal’s Oil Minister Sophie Gladima. The oil field straddles the offshore waters of Mauritania and Senegal and the two countries own an...
The Gambia: APRC Awaits Yahya Jammeh

The Gambia: APRC Awaits Yahya Jammeh

BANJUL, 31 December 2020 – The former ruling party in The Gambia, APRC, said Thursday it is rescheduling its congress for March 2021. The postponement, according to APRC officials, is meant to allow for the return from exile of the former Gambian and APRC leader Yahya...
Senegal: One COVID Death, 86 Cases

Senegal: One COVID Death, 86 Cases

DAKAR, 27 December 2020 – One person died from COVID-19 Sunday in Senegal where 86 new cases were detected and 32 patients were in intensive care in hospitals. The number of cases in intensive care is only one less than the count on Boxing Day. Senegal’s health...
Sahel: Illegal Gold Mining Funds Terror – INTERPOL

Sahel: Illegal Gold Mining Funds Terror – INTERPOL

LYON-DAKAR, 21 December 2020 – INTERPOL says several terrorists have been arrested and weapons, ammunition and contraband fuel seized in a joint operation with the United Nations across Africa’s Sahel Region. The week-long operation code-named Operation KAFO II was...
Senegal: No to Term Extensions

Senegal: No to Term Extensions

DAKAR, 17 December 2020 – A three-day workshop of pro-democracy activists in Dakar has reiterated opposition for unconstitutional rule and term extensions. The workshop wrapped up Friday in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. Sponsored by the Washington, DC-based National...
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