Senegal

‘US good, China bad’ is Pompeo’s message to Africa

During his African tour this past week, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talked up Washington’s ability to stimulate growth and entrepreneurship on the continent.

Our wonderful wetlands need protection now

Humanity is amazed by our natural world but fails to value its importance to our survival

How Big Data swung Senegal’s vote

From a house in Dakar, ex-Obama staffers ran a top-secret data analysis unit that transformed incumbent Macky Sall’s presidential campaign

Africa needs traditional, independent media to hold the powerful to account

Social-media platforms have their place, but it is investigative journalists who can effect change

The haunted return of Aliou Cissé

The Senegal coach has come up short at crucial moments in his career. Tonight could be different

‘Hardest to come’ for Senegal in quest for first African title

Senegal are making a first semi-final appearance since 2006

Senegal President Macky Sall wins re-election

Macky Sall has secured a solid majority of votes, winning a second term without the need for a run-off vote

The AU needs to walk the talk on corruption

African citizens consistently place corruption amongst their top concerns, with many indicating that they have lost faith in many key institutions

Senegalese artistic heritage gets a home

Conceived in the 1960s, shortly after independence, Senegal’s new Museum of Black Civilisations has finally been completed

Why NASA chose Senegal to find out more about an asteroid in outerspace

Senegal has made great strides in astronomy and planetary sciences in recent years

Salute to a giant African academic

Samir Amin was a fearless scholar whose ideas will long outlive him

Why African teams fell short at the World Cup ― again

A great deal of hope was placed on a few outstanding African players whose abilities did not blossom at the world cup

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income