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Senegal launches African cybersecurity school

Business / Tech Nov 7, 2018

Senegal launches African cybersecurity school

Senegal on Tuesday inaugurated a cybersecurity school to strengthen West Africa's defenses against computer hackers and use of the internet for terror funding and propaganda. Senegalese Foreign Minister Sidiki Kaba and French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian gave the ceremonial start to the National Cyber-Security School ...

IOC selects Senegal as first African host for Youth Olympics

Olympics Oct 9, 2018

IOC selects Senegal as first African host for Youth Olympics

The IOC has picked its first African host of any Olympics, formally awarding the 2022 Youth Games to Senegal. Senegal President Macky Sall was present on Monday to see International Olympic Committee members confirm the executive board's preference from four candidates. Senegal will host the youth ...

In Senegal, Xi pledges stronger Sino-African ties

Asia Pacific Jul 22, 2018

In Senegal, Xi pledges stronger Sino-African ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged during a visit to Senegal on Saturday to strengthen economic ties with Africa, a continent already awash with cheap Chinese loans in exchange for minerals and huge construction projects. Xi arrived in Senegal on Saturday for a two-day visit to ...

Japan keeps focused on preparations for Senegal

Soccer / World Cup Jun 22, 2018

Japan keeps focused on preparations for Senegal

Despite Japan's surprise 2-1 win over Colombia fueling predictions of a knockout-stage berth, members of the Samurai Blue squad were keeping a lid on expectations Thursday ahead of their upcoming match against Senegal. Prior to its victory Tuesday over a 10-man La Tricolor side in ...

Japan resets after avenging '14 loss

Soccer / World Cup Jun 21, 2018

Japan resets after avenging '14 loss

by Sean Miyaguchi

For veterans of Japan's 2014 World Cup campaign, avenging a painful loss at that tournament to Colombia was cause for only momentary celebration, goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima said Wednesday. In the buildup to the rematch between the two sides in Saransk on Tuesday, the 35-year-old custodian ...