Tag Archives: Senegal

THE WORLD CUP: ARE THE CHAMPIONS CURSED?

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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It can be easily argued that defending the World Cup is not like that of a league title. Unlike the league campaign, the World Cup is a quadrennial event and one will agree that four years can be a long time in football. Germany’s shock group stage exit in Russia 2018 ensured that the ‘Die […]

Rihanna in Senegal vows to help kids back to school

Megastar Rihanna vowed on Friday in Dakar, Senegal, she would “never stop fighting” to get millions of children back in school. She spoke on Friday at a conference co-hosted by President Emmanuel Macron of France and Senegalese President Macky Sall. The conference was organised by the Global Partnership for Education. Rihanna attended as the organisation’s […]

8 dead in Demba Diop Football Stadium Stampede

No fewer than eight soccer fans were killed on Saturday in a stampede at Demba Diop stadium in Dakar, Senegal. The stampede occurred during a match between two local teams, the sports minister said. A fight broke out between fans of rivals US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour and police fired tear gas to break it up. The resulting confusion triggered […]

CNN African Voices Presenter Keturah King “beaten up” at Dakar Airport

Over the past few days, CNN African Voices presenter Keturah King had been posting scenic photos from her trip to Senegal. Her beautiful trip has now ended in a bad way as she was harassed and detained at the Dakar Airport. See what she shared on Twitter below Keturah’s Injuries Keturah has not updated her […]