The Door of No Return: How 20 Million Africans Passed Through This Door As Slaves To The Americas And Europe

Goree Island, home to ‘The Door of No Return’, is a tiny 45-acre island that is located approximately 3 kilometres (2 miles) off the coast of Dakar, the capital of Senegal. The Island is home to one of the oldest sites of European settlement on the African coast, and once the center of the West African slave trade with an estimated 20 million Africans passing through the Island between 1536-1848 to work on plantations in Europe and the Americas.

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Popular Senegalese Musician Djiby Guissè, A Member of Les Frères Guissé Band Nominated For The 2022 African Genius Awards

Popular Senegalese musician, guitarist, show promoter, and entrepreneur, Djiby Guissè, member of the Les Frères Guissè musical band commonly called Guisse Brothers has been nominated for the 2022 African Genius Awards in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Senegal Launches New Commuter Train

In a bid to boost the transportation system in Senegal, the Senegalese government has today commissioned a new commuter railway line that will transport over 100,000 commuters/passengers per day.

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A Possible Solution To Solve The Problems of Senegalese Youth – By Demba Babaly Ndiath

Of Africa’s nearly 420 million youth aged 15-35, one-third are unemployed and discouraged, another third are vulnerably employed, and only one in six is in wage employment. Youth face roughly doubles the unemployment rate of adults, with significant variation by country.

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2021 BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP – Senegal inherits Brazil in the quarter-finals

The 2021 Beach Soccer World Cup Russia quarter-finals draw has been made. Leader of Group D, despite their defeat on Tuesday against Oman (3-2), Senegal will play Brazil in the quarter-finals.

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2021 BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP – Senegal Tames World Champions And Reaches Quarter-finals

Heroic and combative, the Senegalese Lions overthrew the Portuguese world champions (5-3). A splendid success that opens the doors to the quarter-finals of the 2021 Russia Beach Soccer World Cup for African countries.

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2021 BEACH SOCCCER WORLD CUP – Senegal, African Champions Crushes Uruguay (6-1)

Thanks to a dapper hat-trick from Raoul Mendy, the Senegalese national team largely dominated Uruguay (6-1) this Friday for their first match of the 2021 Russia Beach Soccer World Cup. On the other hand, Mozambique lost yesterday, their first outing ahead of Spain.

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Connecting West Africa To The World: Air Senegal Begins Direct Flight From Senegal To New York City

You wouldn’t have to crack a nut when visiting Senegal come September. Senegal’s state-owned, Air Senegal announced via their website that they will commence the first commercial flight from Dakar to New York City to Washington, D.C., next month, September 2. Air Senegal will be offering weekly flights twice, with nonstop service from New York’s JFK airport to Dakar’s Blaise Diagne International airport.

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How former Senegalese goalkeeper built the first goalkeeping training centre in West Africa

The Kana00 Goalkeeping Training created in 2005 by former Jaraaf FC goalkeeper, Khalifa Babacar Fall is the first Goalkeeping Training Center in West Africa. The centre is the major producer of top goalkeepers in Senegal.

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Meet Maram Kairè: The First Senegalese Astronomer Who Has An Asteroid Named After Him

Maram Kairè has become the first Senegalese and the first Senegalese astronomer to have an asteroid named after him. The 42-year-old astronomer was recognized by the International Astronomical Union for his contributions to space exploration and his commitment to promoting astronomy in his homeland, Senegal. Maram Kairè is an astronomer and network engineer.

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Meet Demba Babaly Ndiath: A Senegalese man that created an African-based rental website just like Airbnb and Booking

Demba Babaly Ndiath recently launched dalakjamm.com, an African based rental platform where tourists and visitors to the African continent can book, rent and buy apartments in Africa. The rental platform named DAL AK JAMM means ‘Calm and Peace’ in Wolof, a Senegalese language. If both words are combined it means Welcome.

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