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FIFA World Cup: Hosts Qatar on the brink of elimination after 3-1 loss against Senegal
Football

FIFA World Cup: Hosts Qatar on the brink of elimination after 3-1 loss against Senegal

Substitute Mohammed Muntari scored Qatar's first-ever goal in the FIFA World Cup finals in the 78th minute that gave the hosts brief hope of staging a fightback after conceding two goals, but Bamba Dieng's strike six minutes later put the result beyond doubt.

FIFA World Cup: Senegal midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate likely to miss Qatar clash due to injury
Football

FIFA World Cup: Senegal midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate likely to miss Qatar clash due to injury

Senegalese central midfielder Kouyate went off on a stretcher during the team's 2-0 loss against Netherlands on Monday and is likely to sit out of the Friday fixture against the World Cup hosts.

The Techplomacy Curve: What we should learn from China's use of technology as a tool of foreign policy
India

The Techplomacy Curve: What we should learn from China's use of technology as a tool of foreign policy

China has increasingly focused on cementing its sway in developing countries which are still looking to increase technology accessibility for their domestic population

VP Naidu hopeful of 'significant' growth in India-Senegal bilateral trade ties
India

VP Naidu hopeful of 'significant' growth in India-Senegal bilateral trade ties

Major items of export from India include textiles, food items, automobiles and pharmaceuticals. The main items of import from Senegal are phosphoric acid and raw cashew

Mohamed Salah hints at retirement from Egypt after World Cup disappointment
Sports

Mohamed Salah hints at retirement from Egypt after World Cup disappointment

In comments to his team in a video published by Egypt's ministry of youth and sports, the Liverpool forward said how proud he was of the team, "whether I'm here or not".

Continent of coups: How Africa faces the pandemic of military takeovers amid COVID-19
World

Continent of coups: How Africa faces the pandemic of military takeovers amid COVID-19

As the African Union turns 20, it has its task cut out to handle the economy, food crisis, climate change and, of course, coups. Since 2019, at least 12 coups have taken place in Africa, half of them successful

AFCON 2021: Senegal awards $87,000 cash, land to Cup of Nations-winning squad
Sports

AFCON 2021: Senegal awards $87,000 cash, land to Cup of Nations-winning squad

In a ceremony, Senegal president also appointed team members to the West African country's prestigious Order of the Lion, as thousands of fans cheered outside the gates.

Amid coups and Covid-19, Africa focuses on what’s most important: Football
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Amid coups and Covid-19, Africa focuses on what’s most important: Football

Many countries that competed in the Africa Cup of Nations are enduring security, economic and political crises, but the tournament offers visions of unity, solidarity and joy.

AFCON 2021: Senegal beat Egypt on penalties for first title, Sadio Mane named Player of the tournament
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AFCON 2021: Senegal beat Egypt on penalties for first title, Sadio Mane named Player of the tournament

Senegal's celebrations followed a disappointing final, the fifth in the last 11 editions of the tournament to be decided in a shoot-out after a goalless draw.

AFCON 2021: Sadio Mane and Senegal break Burkina Faso hearts to reach final
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AFCON 2021: Sadio Mane and Senegal break Burkina Faso hearts to reach final

Africa's top-ranked national team, Senegal will find out their opponents in Sunday's final on Thursday, when hosts Cameroon take on Egypt in the second semi.

AFCON 2021: Egypt and Senegal into semis; stadium where 8 died in crush confirmed as venue for final
Sports

AFCON 2021: Egypt and Senegal into semis; stadium where 8 died in crush confirmed as venue for final

The disaster happened prior to last Monday's last-16 tie between hosts Cameroon and the Comoros, when supporters were caught in a crush at the south entrance gate of the stadium

AFCON 2021: Senegal and Morocco advance to quarter-finals, concussion concern for Sadio Mane
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AFCON 2021: Senegal and Morocco advance to quarter-finals, concussion concern for Sadio Mane

Sadio Mané got up from a horrible clash of heads that left him dazed on the ground to score a goal and help put Senegal into the quarter-finals.

AFCON 2021: Andre Ayew jibe after Ghana held as Morocco qualify for Cup of Nations last 16
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AFCON 2021: Andre Ayew jibe after Ghana held as Morocco qualify for Cup of Nations last 16

Ghana captain Andre Ayew dismissed Gabon as a "small team" as a controversial late equaliser saw Friday's Africa Cup of Nations clash between the sides finish 1-1.

AFCON 2021: Sadio Mane's late penalty helps Senegal beat Zimbabwe, Morocco edge Ghana
Sports

AFCON 2021: Sadio Mane's late penalty helps Senegal beat Zimbabwe, Morocco edge Ghana

Every game ended 1-0 as Guinea beat Malawi in the other game.

AFCON 2021: Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy among Senegal players to test COVID-19 positive
Sports

AFCON 2021: Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy among Senegal players to test COVID-19 positive

The African Cup was meant to be played in early 2021 but was postponed for a year because of the pandemic.

FOCAC21: How China is reorienting its Africa policy, shifting focus from infrastructure to digital economy
World

FOCAC21: How China is reorienting its Africa policy, shifting focus from infrastructure to digital economy

The Chinese focus has shifted from mere infrastructure to the digital economy, expansion of trade and investment, green economy and the like

Bundesliga: Champions Bayern Munich extend back-up striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting stay at club by two years
Sports

Bundesliga: Champions Bayern Munich extend back-up striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting stay at club by two years

The veteran 32-year-old Senegal striker, understudy to this season's Bundesliga top scorer Robert Lewandowski, was out of contract this month but has signed a new deal until 2023.

After being hit by COVID-19 crisis, fishing season offers hope to Senegal's women
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After being hit by COVID-19 crisis, fishing season offers hope to Senegal's women

In the small community of Bargny, women support their families by drying, smoking, salting and fermenting the catch brought home by male villagers.

Former Senegalese footballer Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42 after long illness
Sports

Former Senegalese footballer Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42 after long illness

Diop was also part of the team that lost to Cameroon on penalties in the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations final.

Mali make it to Africa Cup of Nations 2022 with win over Namibia; Tunisia also qualify after draw
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Mali make it to Africa Cup of Nations 2022 with win over Namibia; Tunisia also qualify after draw

Sekou Koita and Moussa Doumbia scored in Mali's 2-1 win over Namibia in Windhoek, which clinched an eighth consecutive appearance at the African football showcase.