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Participation in the Global Forum for Vaccine Innovation and Sovereignty

On June 20th, 2024, the World Forum for Vaccine Innovation and Sovereignty took place in Paris. Among the attendees was Her Excellency Yassine Fall, who accompanied the President of the Republic, His Excellency Bassirou Diomaye Faye. This event marked a significant moment for the partnership between Senegal and France, as the two leaders expressed their

Audience of April 26, 2024 with His Excellency Mr. Xiao Han, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Senegal

On April 26, 2024, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms. Yassine Fall, had the privilege of receiving His Excellency Mr. Xiao Han, Ambassador of the Republic of China to Senegal. This visit was undertaken in order to further strengthen the already strong partnerships and cooperation between the two nations.The meeting

The President of the Republic His Excellency Mr. Bassirou Diomaye Faye on an official visit to Guinea-Bissau

Today, the President of the Republic, His Excellency Mr. Bassirou Diomaye Faye, began a working and friendship visit to Guinea-Bissau. Shortly after his arrival in the sister republic of Guinea-Bissau, the head of state had a one-on-one meeting with his Bissau-Guinean counterpart, followed by a meeting between the two delegations to discuss topics aimed at

Audience of April 26, 2024 with Her Excellency Mrs. Maria Dolores Rios Peset, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Senegal.

On April 26, 2024, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms. Yassine Fall, held a meeting with Her Excellency Ms. Maria Dolores Rios Peset, the newly appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Senegal. This meeting, known as an audience, was a formal welcome and served as an opportunity for

Monday, May 6: Visit to Dakar of H.E. Mr. Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia

On Monday, May 6th, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Madame Yassine Fall, received in audience the Honorable Dato' Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia. The meeting was part of efforts to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Dakar and Kuala Lumpur.During the meeting, the

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New Government Faces Scrutiny Over Broken Promises

In this analytical exploration, we delve into recent developments in Senegal’s political landscape. President Bassirou Diomaye Faye, who campaigned on promises of radical reform, has appointed a cabinet filled with fresh faces. However, the situation has taken an unexpected turn. Key positions that were supposed to be opened to the public have instead been filled by party loyalists. As a result, accusations of broken promises are swirling, and the public is closely scrutinizing the government’s actions.

Full Analysis & Recommendations: Senegal’s Coastal Real Estate Boom: A Legal Paradox

In Senegal, a legal paradox is unfolding along the picturesque coastline. Despite laws that designate the land around the sea as public domain, a construction boom is transforming these once communal spaces into private properties. In this analytical exploration, we delve into the situation and provide recommendations on how to address this complex issue.

President Bassirou Diomaye Faye Swearing in Ceremony

President Bassirou Diomaye Faye takes the oath as Senegal's fifth president, pledging a future of progress and unity.

Her Excellency Mrs. Yassine Fall Welcomes the Ambassadors of Korea and Japan

Today, Mrs. Yassine Fall, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, received the ambassadors of the Republic of Korea and Japan in an effort to strengthen cooperative relations with both countries.During her meeting with the ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Mrs. Fall highlighted the longstanding partnership between the two nations and expressed her desire

Audience of 26 April 2024 with His Excellency Mr. Xiao Han, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Senegal

On April 26, 2024, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms. Yassine Fall, hosted the Ambassador of the Republic of China to Senegal, His Excellency Mr. Xiao Han, for an important audience. The meeting between the two representatives was a significant step towards strengthening the partnership and cooperation between the two

Bilateral Meeting Between Her Excellency Mrs. Yassine Fall and H.E. Mr. CHO Tae-Yul on the Sidelines of the Korea-Africa Summit

The Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Madame Yassine FALL, had a bilateral meeting with her South Korean counterpart, SEM CHO Tae-Yul, on the sidelines of the Korea-Africa Summit held in Seoul on June 4th and 5th, 2024. During the meeting, they discussed mutual issues and agreed to strengthen the strategic partnership

Meeting with The ambassador of France in Senegal

On 12th April 2024, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Mrs. Yassine Fall received a visit from Her Excellency Mrs. Christine FAGES, the Ambassador of France to Senegal. The meeting between the two leaders took place at the Ministry of African Integration and Foreign Affairs in Dakar, Senegal. This visit highlights

Audience of 26 April 2024 with His Excellency Mr. Saad Abdullah ALNOFAI, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Senegal

On April 26, 2024, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms. Yassine Fall, welcomed His Excellency Mr. Saad Abdullah ALNOFAI, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Senegal. This meeting, held in the spirit of fraternity and friendship, aimed at boosting cooperation between the two countries, especially with the arrival

Her Excellency Mrs. Yassine Fall Inspects Facilities for Hajj 2024 at Blaise Diagne Airport

Yesterday, Her Excellency Ms. Yassine Fall, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, visited the pilgrim hangar at the Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD). She was accompanied by Mr. Malick Ndiaye, Minister of Infrastructure and Land and Air Transport, as well as Mr. Cheikh Bamba Dieye, Director General of AIBD, to witness the protocols put

Meeting with The ambassador of the Republic of Cameroon to Senegal

The Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Mrs. Yassine Fall, played host to the Dean of the diplomatic corps, His Excellency Mr. Jean Koe NTANGA, Ambassador of the Republic of Cameroon to Senegal, in an official meeting held on April 12, 2024.During the meeting, Minister Fall and Ambassador NTANGA discussed matters pertaining

The President of the Republic His Excellency Mr. Bassirou Diomaye Faye on an official visit to Guinea-Bissau

Today, the President of the Republic, His Excellency Mr. Bassirou Diomaye Faye, began a working and friendship visit to Guinea-Bissau. Shortly after his arrival in the sister republic of Guinea-Bissau, the head of state had a one-on-one meeting with his Bissau-Guinean counterpart, followed by a meeting between the two delegations to discuss topics aimed at

“The EU has No Hidden Agenda”, President Of the european Union said –

In his remarks, during his audience with President Bassirou Diomaye Faye at the Palace of the Republic in Dakar on Monday, Charles Michel, President of the European Council, stressed the importance for the EU to be a loyal and predictable partner, without hidden agendas.Charles Michel stressed that the European Union is committed to supporting Senegal's

Audience of April 26, 2024 with Her Excellency Mrs. Maria Dolores Rios Peset, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Senegal.

On April 26, 2024, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms. Yassine Fall, held a meeting with Her Excellency Ms. Maria Dolores Rios Peset, the newly appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Senegal. This meeting, known as an audience, was a formal welcome and served as an opportunity for

15th Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Banjul on May 4, 2024.

Senegal's Ministry of African Integration and Foreign Affairs has launched a new online portal aimed at informing, communicating and interacting on the country's foreign policy and African integration. The site, which was designed as a suitable interface for Senegalese citizens and international actors, is a valuable addition to the Senegalese media landscape.The portal offers a

Senegal – European Union: Bassirou Diomaye Faye wants a “rethought” partnership –

styleThe President of the Republic of Senegal, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, welcomed the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, on Monday 22 April, during a meeting marked by the presence of Prime Minister Ousmane Sonko and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yassine Fall. The meeting concluded with a joint statement by the two sides.During a

15th Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Banjul on May 4, 2024.

Senegal's Ministry of African Integration and Foreign Affairs recently launched a new online portal with the aim of providing a platform for exchange and communication on the country's foreign policy-related activities. This portal also aims to promote African integration, a key area for the development of Senegal and Africa as a whole.The site provides easy

Visit to Dakar of Mr. Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia

The Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Yassine Fall, received in audience on Monday, May 6th, the Honorable Dato' Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia. The meeting was aimed at strengthening the bilateral cooperation between Dakar and Kuala Lumpur.During the meeting, both ministers discussed various

Her Excellency Mrs. Yassine Fall Welcomes the Ambassadors of Korea and Japan

Today, Mrs. Yassine Fall, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, welcomed the ambassadors of the republic of Korea and Japan in the aim of strengthening the cooperation between the two countries. This meeting highlights the importance that the Senegalese government places on developing diplomatic ties with Asian nations.The first ambassador to be received was

President Faye’s Inaugural Visit to The Gambia

In a continued effort to strengthen regional ties, President Bassirou Diomaye Faye of Senegal arrived in The Gambia for a historic state visit on Saturday, April 20, 2024. This marks President Faye’s second overseas trip since his inauguration and highlights the importance of The Gambia as a strategic partner.

Audience of April 26, 2024 with His Excellency Mr. Xiao Han, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Senegal

On April 26, 2024, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms. Yassine Fall, had the privilege of receiving His Excellency Mr. Xiao Han, Ambassador of the Republic of China to Senegal. This visit was undertaken in order to further strengthen the already strong partnerships and cooperation between the two nations.The meeting

Discussion on cooperation between H.E. Mr. Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye and H.E. José M. Pereira Neves in Praia

Praia, Cape Verde – The Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Yassine Fall, is currently visiting Praia with a government delegation. His presence in the country was marked by a warm reception by the President of Cape Verde, H.E. José M. Pereira Neves, at an official meeting.Ms. Yassine Fall accompanied H.E. Mr. Bassirou

First Government of Senegal under President Diomaye Faye

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Senegal’s New President Faye Starts with a Fresh Team

Senegal’s newly reelected President Bassirou Diomaye Faye has unveiled his latest government, marking a significant move towards change and transformation in the West African nation. The announcement, made by Prime Minister Ousmane Sonko, Faye’s former mentor, introduces a host of new faces to top positions in the administration. After securing a decisive victory in last […]

Audience on 26 April 2024 with Her Excellency Maria Dolores Rios Peset, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Senegal.

On April 26, 2024, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Ms. Yassine Fall, received a visit from the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Senegal, Her Excellency Ms. Maria Dolores Rios Peset. During this visit, Ms. Rios Peset presented copies of her credentials to Minister Fall, making her officially recognized

Meeting with Mr. Michael Raynor, Ambassador of the United States to Senegal

On Thursday, March 28, 2024, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Senegalese Abroad, His Excellency Mr. Mankeur Ndiaye, received in audience His Excellency Mr. Michael Raynor, Ambassador of the United States to Senegal.The meeting between the two diplomats was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dakar. During their discussions, they focused on strengthening

Strengthening of bilateral relations between Senegal and Saudi Arabia

Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs Mrs. Yassine Fall received a parliamentary delegation from Saudi Arabia led by Dr Aymen Ben Saleh Fadel, President of the parliamentary friendship group. The meeting was also attended by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Senegal, Mr. Saad Abdullah Alnofai. This meeting was a symbol

Understanding the Strategic Importance of General Kandé’s Appointment as Military Attaché to India

This editorial piece is designed to provide a nuanced perspective that acknowledges the concerns of the Senegalese people while also highlighting the strategic advantages of General Kandé’s new role. It aims to foster understanding and support for what could be a pivotal development in Senegal’s military diplomacy.

The Need for Revising Senegal’s Oil and Gas Contracts: A Spotlight on the Sangomar and GTA Projects

Senegal has stepped onto the global energy stage with its inaugural oil production, marking a historic milestone for the West African nation. The commencement of two pivotal projects, the Sangomar field and the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) liquefied natural gas (LNG) venture, signals Senegal’s debut in the oil and gas sector. However, as the nation […]

IMF Staff Visit to Senegal: Insights and Recommendations

Overview The International Monetary Fund (IMF) conducted a mission to Senegal from April 26 to May 3, 2024, to assess economic and political developments. Here are the key takeaways: Recommendations for Senegal’s Economic Improvement 1. Fiscal Measures: 2. Structural Reforms: 3. Strategic Alignment: Senegal’s economic journey requires prudent fiscal management, structural reforms, and strategic alignment. By implementing these […]

Working Visit of Mrs. Yassine FALL to Rabat

Rabat, Morocco - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Morocco, Nasser Bourita, recently invited his counterpart from the Republic of Senegal, Yassine Fall, to visit the country as part of a strengthening of ties between the two nations. This visit, which took place on May 26 and 27, 2024, illustrates the common will, expressed by

Meeting with South African Ambassador in Senegal 🤝

On a bright afternoon in Dakar, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Mme Yassine Fall, received a special guest in her office. Her Excellency Ms. Bongiwe QWABE, the newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to Senegal, was in town for her first official visit.The meeting between the two

DISSOLUTION OR MAINTENANCE OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY: THE “PROJECT” THREATENS TO BE BLOCKED

President elected to republican office, Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye, finds himself in a complicated situation as he has to navigate a parliamentary assembly controlled by the new opposition.The alliance between Taxawu Senegal and PDS, which had previously functioned smoothly, has now been disrupted. Faced with a daunting challenge, Faye may consider dissolving the assembly before

World Africa Day | Ministry of African Integration and Foreign Affairs

On this World Africa Day, we celebrate the founding of the Organisation of African Unity on May 25, 1963. It is a pivotal moment to renew our commitment to African integration, a top priority of the government of H.E.M. Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye. Together, let us build a united, strong, and prosperous Africa.Africa has long

Strengthening African Integration: A Promising Collaboration between Senegal and Morocco

The Partnership and Economic and Cultural Promotion Department of the Ministry of African Integration and Foreign Affairs recently held a meeting with the Moroccan delegation of the Steering Committee for the FEMMPACT project. The delegation, which included representatives from the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation (AMCI), the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), and the

Visit to the pilgrims’ hangar at Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD)

Yesterday, Her Excellency Mrs. Yassine Fall, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, visited the pilgrims' hangar at the Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD). She was accompanied by Mr. Malick Ndiaye, Minister of Infrastructure and Land and Air Transport, as well as Mr. Cheikh Bamba Dieye, General Director of AIBD, to witness the protocols put

First Korea-Africa Summit: Towards Shared Growth, Sustainability and Solidarity for a Strengthened Partnership.

Title: Korea-Africa Summit: Building a Sustainable Future TogetherThe first-ever Korea-Africa Summit, with the theme "Building a Resilient and Inclusive Future Together," was held in Seoul, South Korea from June 4-6, 2024. The event brought together leaders from both South Korea and Africa with the goal of strengthening partnerships and creating a shared vision for sustainable

Supposed institutional crisis: EU praises robust institutions –

The President of the European Council visited Dakar for a working session with the President of the Republic of Senegal, laying the groundwork for a new cooperation between the two parties. In a joint communication with the Head of State, Charles Michel first praised the strength of Senegal's institutions, contrary to those who have theorized

Inaugural Vision: President Faye’s Pledge to Senegal

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Senegal’s youngest president Faye names ‘breakaway’ government

Senegal has experienced a major political transformation with the election of its new president, Bassirou Diomaye Faye. This 44-year-old political newcomer, who has no prior experience in elected office, won a resounding victory in the recent presidential election on a pledge of sweeping change. Faye’s victory marks a significant departure from Senegal’s long-standing political establishment. […]

Participation in the Global Forum for Vaccine Innovation and Sovereignty

On June 20th, 2024, the World Forum for Vaccine Innovation and Sovereignty took place in Paris. Among the attendees was Her Excellency Yassine Fall, who accompanied the President of the Republic, His Excellency Bassirou Diomaye Faye. This event marked a significant moment for the partnership between Senegal and France, as the two leaders expressed their

Meeting with Ivorian Chargé d’Affaires in Senegal

Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Mrs. Yassine Fall received a visit from Her Excellency Mrs. Félicité ACHI, Chargé d'affaires of Côte d'Ivoire in Senegal. The meeting, characterized by cordiality, falls within the framework of strengthening ties between the two states.The visit marks a positive step towards deepening relations between Senegal and

Bilateral Meeting Between Her Excellency Mrs. Yassine Fall and H.E. Mr. CHO Tae-Yul on the Sidelines of the Korea-Africa Summit

On June 4 and 5, 2024, the African-Korean Summit took place in Seoul, South Korea, with the participation of government officials and leaders from both regions. During this summit, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Madame Yassine FALL, held a bilateral meeting with her Korean counterpart, the Honorable CHO Tae-Yul. The

Meeting with The ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to Senegal

The meeting between the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Ms. Yassine Fall, and the Ambassador of Ghana to Senegal, Ms. Emma Henewah MENSAH, was marked by a strong sense of cordiality and warmth. This meeting, which took place in the context of the strengthening of ties between the two states, was an important

Strengthening of bilateral relations between Senegal and Saudi Arabia

The Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Yassine Fall, recently received a Saudi parliamentary delegation led by Dr Aymen Ben Saleh Fadel, President of the parliamentary friendship group. The meeting, which was also attended by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Senegal, Mr. Saad Abdullah Alnofai, aimed to strengthen bilateral

Working visit of President Bassirou Diomaye Faye to The Gambia: Here is the full Joint Communiqué of the two Heads of State –

Senegal - Gambia Relations Strengthened Through President's First Official Visit"Senegal's President, Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye, made his first official visit to the Republic of Gambia on Saturday, April 20, 2024, accompanied by members of his government. He was warmly welcomed at Banjul International Airport by Gambian President, Adama Barrow, and members of the Gambian government.This

Enhancing Senegal’s Economy through Diversification and Fiscal Prudence

Senegal, a country with immense potential, stands at a critical juncture in its economic development. Recent guidance from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) underscores the need for strategic adjustments to Senegal’s national budget. In this analytical paper, we explore recommendations for improving Senegal’s economy by diversifying beyond oil and gas revenues. Let us delve into […]

Monday, May 6: Visit to Dakar of H.E. Mr. Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia

On Monday, May 6th, the Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Madame Yassine Fall, received in audience the Honorable Dato' Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia. The meeting was part of efforts to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Dakar and Kuala Lumpur.During the meeting, the

Senegal’s condolences to the Iranian Ambassador

This morning, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Yassine Fall, offered her condolences to Mr. Hassan Asgari, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Senegal, on behalf of President H.E.M. Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye, Prime Minister Mr. Ousmane Sonko, the government, and the Senegalese people. The purpose of the meeting was to

Discussion on cooperation between H.E. Mr. Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye and H.E. José M. Pereira Neves in Praia

A recent visit to Praia by a government delegation led by Yassine Fall, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, saw her accompanying His Excellency Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye, who was warmly received by His Excellency José M. Pereira Neves. The two heads of state discussed bilateral cooperation and common interests, including integration within the

Strengthening Ties between Senegal and Guinea under the Aegis of H.E. Gi. Mamadi Doumbouya

Upon his arrival at Conakry airport, H.E.M. Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye and his government delegation, including Ms. Yassine Fall, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, were warmly welcomed by H.E. GI. Mamadi Doumbouya, President of the Republic of Guinea. This visit marks the continuation of the strong and fraternal friendship between Senegal and Guinea.This

Dissolution of the National Assembly and its “heavy” consequences:

The newly elected President of the Republic, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, finds himself in a situation similar to that of Me Abdoulaye Wade in 2000 and Macky Sall in 2012. Like his predecessors, he is facing an Assembly dominated by a relative majority of the new opposition. This has far-reaching consequences.The current composition of the parliament

Visit to the pilgrims’ hangar at Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD)

Yesterday, Her Excellency Ms. Yassine Fall, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, visited the pilgrim's hangar at Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD). She was accompanied by Mr. Malick Ndiaye, Minister of Infrastructure and Land and Air Transport, as well as Mr. Cheikh Bamba Dieye, Director General of AIBD, to observe the protocols put in

Meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Guinea to Senegal

The Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, Her Excellency Mrs. Yassine Fall, received a high-level visit on Friday, April 12, 2024. His Excellency Mr. Mandjou Dioubaté, Ambassador of the Republic of Guinea to Senegal, visited the Ministry's headquarters to meet with Ms. Fall and discuss relations between the two countries.During the meeting, the two

First Korea-Africa Summit: Towards Shared Growth, Sustainability and Solidarity for a Strengthened Partnership.

First Africa-Korea Summit "Building Our Future Together: Shared Growth, Sustainability, and Solidarity" Seoul, June 4-6, 2024 The Senegalese delegation led this strategic meeting, comprised of ministers from the Republic of Senegal in charge of Economy, Agriculture under the direction of Madame Yassine Fall, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs. The Summit has given a

First Official Trip of Senegal President Faye to Mauritania

Senegal’s newly elected President, Bassirou Diomaye Faye embarked on his first official trip abroad since his election at the end of March. His destination? Neighboring Mauritania.

Senegal’s condolences to the Iranian Ambassador

This morning, the Honorable Yassine Fall, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, extended her condolences to His Excellency Hassan Asgari, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Senegal. She did so on behalf of President Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye, Prime Minister Ousmane Sonko, the government, and the Senegalese people.The purpose of this visit

Exposing Corruption & Embezzlement Cases from the Cour des Comptes Report

A Nation Betrayed: Corruption and Embezzlement at the Highest Levels  Since President Bassirou Diomaye Faye assumed office, our nation has been plunged into a disconcerting reality. Corruption and embezzlement have permeated the highest echelons of power.President Faye promptly ordered the revelation of these findings by the Cour des Comptes—an independent institution with the primary mission […]

Unpacking President Diomaye Faye’s First Week in Office

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Senegal to Renegotiate its Oil and gas Contracts.

Bassirou Diomaye Faye, the newly elected president of Senegal, has wasted no time in setting his agenda. In one of his first announcements, he promised to conduct an audit of the country's mining, oil, and gas sectors, as well as to renegotiate contracts that he and his mentor, Prime Minister Ousmane Sonko, believe to be

Strengthening Ties between Senegal and Guinea under the Aegis of H.E. Gi. Mamadi Doumbouya

Upon their arrival at Conakry Airport, H.E.M. Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye and his government delegation, including Ms. Yassine Fall, Minister of African Integration and Foreign Affairs, were welcomed with honors by H.E. GI. Mamadi Doumbouya, President of the Republic of Guinea. This visit is part of the efforts to strengthen the excellent and brotherly relations

The President of the Republic, His Excellency Mr. Bassirou Diomaye Faye, on an official visit to Guinea-Bissau

President Bassirou Diomaye Faye of the Republic of Senegal has embarked on a working and friendship visit to Guinea-Bissau today. Upon his arrival in the neighboring republic, the Head of State held a one-on-one meeting with his Bissau-Guinean counterpart, followed by a joint session between the two delegations to discuss ways to further strengthen the

World Africa Day | Ministry of African Integration and Foreign Affairs

Today marks World Africa Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the founding of the Organization of African Unity on May 25th, 1963. This is a crucial moment for us to reaffirm our commitment to African integration, which is a key priority for the government of His Excellency Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye. Together, let us build

President Faye travels to France for Global Forum for Vaccine Sovereignty and Innovation

President Bassirou Diomaye Faye of Senegal is set to attend the Global Forum for Vaccine Sovereignty and Innovation in Paris on June 20, co-hosted by France, the African Union, and Gavi. This forum is a significant event in the global health landscape, and Senegal’s participation underscores its commitment to improving global health outcomes and contributing […]

Senegal’s President elect Bassirou Diomaye Faye Inaugural Speech

In a stirring address before his swearing-in, President-elect Bassirou Diomaye Faye spoke to the hearts of the Senegalese people. He reflected on the nation’s challenges and his journey from imprisonment to the presidency. Faye emphasized his commitment to national reconciliation, economic reform, and the fight against corruption, setting a hopeful tone for his upcoming tenure

Working Visit of Mrs. Yassine FALL to Rabat

On May 26 and 27, 2024, Morocco hosted a visit from the Minister of Integration and Foreign Affairs, Madam Yassine FALL, at the invitation of His Excellency, Mr. Nasser BOURITA, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad. This visit, aimed at strengthening the friendly ties and cooperation between the two countries, was

Full Anaysis & Recommendations: Sabodola Gold Mine Slips Away!

The decision to sell the Sabodola mine was the most heart-breaking action the government of Senegal has ever taken. This national resource, protected by law, has been taken away from generations of Senegalese to come! Ownership breakdown of the Sabodola-Massawa gold mine: Endeavour Mining: 90% ownership Government of Senegal: 10% ownership

Biography of President Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye

Initially a guest when PASTEF was founded, Faye swiftly ascended to become one of the most prominent figures within the party.

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SET IN MOTION

The proposed amnesty law, initiated by President Macky Sall in an effort to ease political tension before his departure from power, is currently being considered in the National Assembly. After the President received the report on the conclusions of the national dialogue, the parliamentary machine was set in motion. In line with this, members of

🔍EU and Senegal: It was A Meeting of Minds, Not about legalizing LGBT in Senegal:🔍

Charles Michel, the European Council President, and Senegal’s President Faye might not see eye to eye on everything, like LGBT rights, but when they met, it was all about diplomacy and development, not personal politics. It’s like when two CEOs from competing companies meet for lunch; they might not see eye to eye on everything, […]

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The Need for Revising Senegal’s Oil and Gas Contracts: A Spotlight on the Sangomar and GTA Projects

Senegal has stepped onto the global energy stage with its inaugural oil production, marking a historic milestone for the West African nation. The commencement of two pivotal projects, the Sangomar field and the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) liquefied natural gas (LNG) venture, signals Senegal’s debut in the oil and gas sector. However, as the nation […]

Understanding the Strategic Importance of General Kandé’s Appointment as Military Attaché to India

This editorial piece is designed to provide a nuanced perspective that acknowledges the concerns of the Senegalese people while also highlighting the strategic advantages of General Kandé’s new role. It aims to foster understanding and support for what could be a pivotal development in Senegal’s military diplomacy.

Exposing Corruption & Embezzlement Cases from the Cour des Comptes Report

A Nation Betrayed: Corruption and Embezzlement at the Highest Levels  Since President Bassirou Diomaye Faye assumed office, our nation has been plunged into a disconcerting reality. Corruption and embezzlement have permeated the highest echelons of power.President Faye promptly ordered the revelation of these findings by the Cour des Comptes—an independent institution with the primary mission […]

Full Anaysis & Recommendations: Sabodola Gold Mine Slips Away!

The decision to sell the Sabodola mine was the most heart-breaking action the government of Senegal has ever taken. This national resource, protected by law, has been taken away from generations of Senegalese to come! Ownership breakdown of the Sabodola-Massawa gold mine: Endeavour Mining: 90% ownership Government of Senegal: 10% ownership

New Government Faces Scrutiny Over Broken Promises

In this analytical exploration, we delve into recent developments in Senegal’s political landscape. President Bassirou Diomaye Faye, who campaigned on promises of radical reform, has appointed a cabinet filled with fresh faces. However, the situation has taken an unexpected turn. Key positions that were supposed to be opened to the public have instead been filled by party loyalists. As a result, accusations of broken promises are swirling, and the public is closely scrutinizing the government’s actions.

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Rescap’art’s journey: A theatre troupe that has become a must-see

Rescap'art, a theater group composed of young artists, has gained a strong reputation thanks to the talent of its actors. Winner of the diversity cultural award at the 2018 Carthage Theater Days, the group has become a prominent presence in the Senegalese theater scene. Led by Abba Guéwël, Papy Mboup, Charles Primoh (director), Madany Sall

Dance – Development of the sector: 131 million from Italy for training

14 Senegalese dancers have been selected to receive scholarships for studying in Europe. After a week-long training at the Blaise Senghor Cultural Center, these dancers will have the opportunity to travel to Europe for a three-year diploma program that will open doors for them to join international dance companies. This initiative, with a total budget

Cinema – Africa Women Film Festival: Between the sublimation of women’s actions, training and humanism

The 2024 edition of the Films Femmes Afrique (Ffa) festival will showcase 66 films from 39 countries across the African continent, with the theme of "Climate Emergency and Peace" chosen for this year's event. The festival will run from April 26 to May 4, and will take place in various locations throughout Senegal.At a press

Artistic itineraries of Saint-Louis: A strong international tone for the 2024 edition

The 10th edition of Saint-Louis Art Itineraries, scheduled from May 4th to June 10th 2024, is set to have an international flair with the participation of artists from the United States, France, and African countries. According to a press release from Ndar Création, the organizing association, 18 American artists are expected to attend this event

Screening – Explanation of the phenomenon of illegal emigration: Matteo Garonne gives the “crossing of the desert” its full meaning

Matteo Garrone has a knack for explaining through images. The issue of clandestine immigration has been the subject of endless awareness campaigns. Yet, with just three months of filming and a two-hour movie, the director has managed to put the entire population in front of their responsibilities. His latest film "Moi, capitaine" is a film

Child Well-Being: Bacary Sarr’s Plea

On Tuesday, the Secretary of State for Culture, Creative Industries and Historical Heritage, Bacary Sarr, called for utilizing the inseparable link between art and education for the growth and development of children. The symposium, held at the Museum of Black Civilizations for two days, aimed to structure the young public show and was presided over

Festival – 15th edition of Stlouis’Docs: Celebrating African and Creole documentaries

Sunuy Films from Senegal and Krysalide Diffusion from France are coming together once again to celebrate and promote the rich and diverse world of African and Creole documentary filmmaking in the 15th edition of Stlouis'Docs, the International Documentary Film Festival of Saint-Louis. Taking place from April 30th to May 4th, 2024, this highly anticipated festival

Zogo Trial in Cameroon: The Tribunal rejects several defence motions

The trial on the murder of the TV presenter Martinez Zogo has had its second hearing on Monday, April 15th, at the Military Court of Yaoundé. This highly anticipated hearing, just like the first one on March 25th, was attended by all 17 defendants and their respective lawyers, who were only partially heard on the

Launch of Masa 2024: Shows and professional meetings

On Saturday, April 13th, the 13th edition of the Market of Arts and Shows of Abidjan (Masa) was officially launched at the Bernard Dadié Cultural Palace in Treichville. The capital of Ivory Coast once again experienced the lively atmosphere of previous editions in 2014 and 2016, between the Felix Houphouët Boigny Stadium and the lagoon

Handover – Khady Diène Gaye, new Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture: “I am committed to supporting cultural institutions…”

Yesterday, Khady Diène Gaye took office as the new Minister for Youth, Sports and Culture, promising to bring productive energy to the cultural and creative industries in order to create jobs and boost economic growth. She expressed her intention to support cultural enterprises through various financial instruments and to enhance Senegal's cultural influence through major

France: A recently authenticated Raphael masterpiece exhibited in the Var

A historic moment is happening in the Var region of the South of France as a first of its kind is taking place. For the first time ever, a painting by the Italian painter Raphaël is being publicly displayed starting this Saturday, April 20th, for one month at the Basilica of Saint-Maximin. The painting, a

32nd edition of FIDAK: Rwanda, guest of honour –

The Republic of Rwanda has been selected by CICES to be the guest of honor at the 32nd edition of the International Fair of Dakar. This invitation was warmly received by the Rwandan authorities.On Tuesday, a delegation from CICES led by Director General Salihou Keita visited the Rwandan Embassy in Dakar. During this courtesy visit

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