UPDATE 1-Australia's FAR expects 1.1 bln barrels of oil from Gambian blocks

(Adds FAR operation plans, farm in agreement and background on Senegal project)<p>Nov 21 (Reuters) - Australian oil and gas explorer FAR Ltd FAR.AX said …


Senegal cap World Cup qualifying with a late win over SA

<b>Senegal capped their return to the World Cup with a second victory over South Africa in a week.</b><p>They won the game in Dakar 2-1, but the winner only came in stoppage time at the end of the game.<p>Kara Mbodji sealed the victory, nosing them in front after Percy Tau had equalised Opa Nguette's opening …

South Africa

How did Bafana players rate in qualifier against Senegal?

South Africa completed their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign with another defeat against Senegal in Dakar in what is their last …

FIFA World Cup | Senegal vows stricter driving laws after 50 pilgrimage deaths

Senegal has vowed it would introduce a long-delayed points system for its drivers after more than 50 people died on the roads during a week of Muslim …

News (South Africa)

Zwane misses penalty as Bafana stumble again

There was a slim chance that Bafana Bafana could still go to next year’s World Cup in Russia, even after last Friday’s elimination.<p>But coach Stuart …

Sport (South Africa)

Why Sadio Mane and Senegal could still miss next summer's World Cup despite already qualifying - Mirror Online

Senegal booked their passage to next summer's World Cup with victory over South Africa on Friday... but Sadio Mane and co could still miss next …

Sadio Mané

Sadio Mane sent home from Senegal duty following concerns over "old injury" - Mirror Online

Liverpool are sweating over the fitness of key man Sadio Mane after he was sent back from international duty due to injury fears, <i>report the Liverpool</i> …

English Premier League

Bafana to play for nothing but pride in Dakar

Image Credits:<p>With Africa’s representatives at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia all confirmed, South Africa now go into their final match of the …

Rugby Union

In Senegal, science experiments encourage young girls towards STEM

The Centre for Science, Education, Exchange for Sustainable Development (SeeSD) is home to a group of educational mentors, working hard to kindle an …


Africa: South Africa Better Than Nigeria, Senegal - Bafana Coach

Stuart Baxter<p>After failing to beat Senegal and qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter said his team is better than ticket …

Bafana Bafana

Liverpool's Sadio Sane inspires Senegal to World Cup qualification

Mane plays a role in both goals in 2-0 win over South Africa in Polokwane.<p>Jurgen Klopp is hopeful the 25-year-old will be rested for the second match …

English Premier League

Liverpool international watch: Mané sends Senegal to the World Cup

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 27: Sadio Mane of Senegal holds off Simon Deli and Eric Bailly of the Ivory Coast during the International Friendly match …

English Premier League

Mane battles with burden but still delivers

POLOKWANE, South Africa (Reuters) - Sadio Mane said he battled to deal with an enormous burden of expectation placed on his shoulders, but still delivered another virtuoso performance on Friday to lead Senegal to the World Cup for only the second time ever.<p>"It was not easy but I had to keep …

South Africa

Senegal qualify for 2018 World Cup

(Reuters) - Senegal qualified for next year's World Cup in Russia with a 2-0 away win over South Africa on Friday that gave them an unassailable lead at the top of Group D. Senegal will compete at the World Cup for the second time after reaching the quarter-finals in Japan and South Korea in 2002.


Senegal advance to World Cup for first time since 2002

Senegal secured their berth for their first appearance at the World Cup since 2002 with a 2-0 win on Friday over South Africa in Polokwane. The West …


Bafana lose 2-0 to Senegal, fails to qualify for 2018 World Cup

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has lost 2-0 to Senegal, ending their hopes of qualifying for Russia 2018 World Cup.<p>Senegal’s Diafra Sakho and an own …


Sweden edge Italy in playoff first leg, Senegal book ticket to Russia

Italy are in danger of missing the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after they lost in the first leg of their playoff with Sweden. Elsewhere, …

World News

South Africa got eliminated from 2018 World Cup qualifying in the unluckiest way

First they had a win taken off the board through no fault of their own. Then they gave up this own goal.<p>Senegal has qualified for the 2018 World Cup, and no one can say they aren’t deserving. They were clearly the best team in CAF Group D, going undefeated over five games. But one of the teams that …

South Africa

How 'Endless Summer' put Senegal on the surf map

In 1966, a crew of Californians searching for the perfect wave washed up in Senegal. The local surf scene never looked back

World News

Austin passes resolution to pursue stadium sites for MLS

Austin has unanimously passed a resolution to explore stadium sites in the hopes of drawing a Major League Soccer franchise to the capital of …



MANY fear that Senegal’s Sadio Mane poses a real threat to Bafana Bafana’s chances of claiming a crucial victory tonight.<p>But a closer look at the …

News (South Africa)

Coastal erosion threatens historic town of Saint-Louis

Founded by French colonists in the 17th Century, Saint-Louis was the capital of Senegal for 85 years and is now a Unesco World Heritage Site.<p>But its very existence is under threat from coastal erosion, as the BBC's Marie Keyworth explains.

Who will be king: Sadio Mane vs Percy Tau

POLOKWANE - Bafana Bafana face Senegal in two must-win matches over the next four days, to decide which side will qualify for the 2018 Fifa World Cup …

Sport (South Africa)

Senegalese Muslims in Magal pilgrimage to Touba

For a week every November, Senegal effectively closes down so followers of the Muslim Mouride brotherhood can pay tribute to their founder Amadou Bamba.


Mane's returning hamstring injury concerns Klopp as Liverpool await full assessment

The forward has been sent back from Senegal duty after suffering a setback on the injury that kept him out of five games in October<p>Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits it is "a concern" to have had Sadio Mane return from international duty with another hamstring problem.<p>The forward has been sent back …

English Premier League

Dozens die as buses carrying pilgrims collide in Senegal

Two buses have collided in Senegal, killing at least 25 people and injuring at least a dozen, including many who were heading to an annual pilgrimage.<p>…

News (Ireland)

Senegal Poem – SBC4 – Fp's Blog

<b>S</b>afe place<p><b>E</b>xtraordinary weather<p><b>N</b>ice people<p><b>E</b>xuberant city that never goes to sleep<p><b>G</b>reat places for tourism<p><b>A</b>wesome and delicious food<p><b>L</b>ovely …

West Africa

Klopp delighted with 'little machine' Mane

The Senegal international played 77 minutes on his return from a hamstring injury, and his manager has lavished the winger with praise<p>Jurgen Klopp has hailed Liverpool's "little machine" Sadio Mane, who confounded pre-match expectations to play almost 90 minutes on his return from injury in …

English Premier League

Persuading would-be migrants to stay at home - BBC News

Hassan Odjo says he is happy to be back in Senegal<p>It is 10 o'clock at night, and outside the arrivals hall of Dakar's main airport, two Senegalese men are taking a moment to get used to their freedom.<p>Hassan Odjo, 42 and Issa Ba, 23 have just stepped off a flight from Libya, where they had been …


Klopp: Liverpool won’t stop Mane from joining Senegal for World Cup qualifiers

The Reds gaffer said he is concerned about the forward’s fitness level but he will not stop the player from turning out for his country next week<p>Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp disclosed that Sadio Mane will join Senegal for the 2018 World Cup qualifying fixtures against South Africa.<p>Aliou Cisse’s …

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