Senegal real-time news

Coronavirus live news: France to keep borders closed until at least 15 June (source — 07/05/2020 19:37:20

Russia overtakes Germany and France after record rise in cases; international tourism to plunge 80%; deaths in Europe exceed 150,000 as UN warns of multiple famine riskCovid-19 puts Putin’s power plan...

Money dries up from Senegal migrants in virus-hit Europe (source — 01/05/2020 16:15:00

KEUR MASSAR, Sénégal: In a suburb of Senegal’s seaside capital Dakar, Tidiane Konte clutches in his hand the “last receipt” he received from his brother in Spain.“The last time he sent us money was in...

Meet The Couples Having Zoom Weddings During A Global Pandemic (source — 19/04/2020 08:00:11

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.Around the world, social distancing and lockdown restriction...

Mane puts people before titles as he comes to terms with Liverpool NOT being Prem champions in coronavirus shutdown (source — 08/04/2020 22:05:44

SADIO MANE is coming to terms with the prospect of Liverpool NOT being crowned champions. The Senegal star put the suffering of millions before his personal desire to end the Reds’ 30 years of title h...

'Whatever happens I will understand' - Sadio Mane believes Liverpool may not get chance to win Premier League (source — 08/04/2020 14:29:43

Sadio Mane believes Liverpool may not get the chance to win this season's Premier League title and the Senegal international will "understand" if the coronavirus outbreak scuppers their bid.

Africans rush for chloroquine as virus tsunami looms (source — 01/04/2020 17:43:24

LIBREVILLE: Despite loud appeals for caution, Africans are rushing to embrace chloroquine, the venerable anti-malaria drug touted as a possible treatment for coronavirus.From hospitals in Senegal to p...

Pape Diouf dead at 68: Ex-Marseille president loses coronavirus battle in his native Senegal as tributes paid (source — 01/04/2020 11:58:01

FORMER Marseille president Pape Diouf has died aged 68 after suffering from coronavirus, the club have confirmed. The Ligue 1 tweeted on their official account: “It is with great sadness that Olympiqu...

Former Marseille president Pape Diouf dies after contracting coronavirus (source — 01/04/2020 00:34:24

LFP announces death of 68-year-old in SenegalDiouf was first black president of a top-tier European teamThe former Marseille president Pape Diouf has died, the French league (LFP) has announced. The c...

Art project captures sound of cities during coronavirus outbreak (source — 31/03/2020 19:03:26

Crowdsourced recordings to show how our aural lives are shifting as lockdown affects the world Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAn anti-coronavirus song from Senegal, applau...

Classy Liverpool star Sadio Mane donates £41k to fight coronavirus in his native Senegal (source — 17/03/2020 21:21:56

SADIO MANE proved his class once again – this time by donating £41,000 to help fight coronavirus in Senegal. The Liverpool winger, 27, has been one of the standout players in world football this...

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