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NewsLink 2023- 06- 06 Second Edition

Let’s begin in Senegal as President Macky Sall late Monday visited the Caliph General of the Mourides. President Sall reportedly had a long meeting behind closed doors with the Caliph General for reasons yet unknown but many believe it follows…

NewsLink 2023 – 06 – 06 First Edition

Our top story takes us to Niger’sTillabéri region, where more than 900 educational institutions were compelled to shut down last May due to escalating insecurity. Following a supervisory visit to the region, Ibrahim Natatou, the Nigerien Minister of National Education,…

NewsLink 2023- 06- 05 Second Edition

In Nigeria, the Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) is calling on the Federal and State governments to prioritize investment in healthcare. Speaking to newsmen after the Association’s National Working Committee meeting, Orji Emeka, President of the Association, affirmed their willingness…

NewsLink 2023- 06 – 02 Third Edition

More on Senegal, we are being joined by Habibatou Samba, a Senegalese lawyer who will x-ray Sonko’s conviction especially as the minister of Justice IsmailaMadiorhas said that the Mayor of Ziguinchor could be arrested at any time. In this excerpt,…

NewsLink 2023 – 06 – 02 First Edition

Zero traffic and deserted streets, dark fumes and tear gas better describe Dakar and its environs Thursday after violent clashesbetween demonstrators and security operatives. Although anticipated, the level of carnage as seen in images and videos circulated on social media…

NewsLink 2023 – 06 – 05 First Edition

And in Guinea Bissau, the counting of votes from Sunday’s parliamentary elections is underway. At the end of the process at most by Tuesday, winners will be certified by the electoral commission for 102 seats at the National People’s Assembly.…

NewsLink 2023- 06- 02 Second Edition

We begin in Senegal with the latest update following Thursday’s violence between protesters and the police shortly after the sentencing of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko to 2 years in prison for corrupting youth. So far, the state has confirmed nine…

NewsLink 2023- 06- 01 Second Edition

The Annual celebration of World No Tobacco Day this year reveals that its cultivation and production aggravate food and nutrition insecurity in Africa. This is because it destroys ecosystems, impoverishes soils, defiles waters and pollutes the environment. The World Health…

NewsLink 2023 – 06 – 01 First Edition

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC LTD, has issued a directive to retail outlets to increase prices of fuel per litre by over two hundred percent. The pump price for petrol by late Wednesday went as high as 500 Naira…

NewsLink 2023- 05- 31 Second Edition

A transformative initiative spanning two days has been launched in Dakar, the Senegalese capital, through a collaborative effort between the Batonga Foundation, a non-governmental organization, and the Mastercard Foundation. This project, supported by Angelique Kidjo, the renowned Beninese artist and…