Senegal Current Affairs, GK & News

Sadio Mane named African Footballer of the year

27-year-old Senegalese forward Sadio Mane was named as the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Men’s player of the year  2019 on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 after beating the likes of his Liverpool teammate and Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and Algerian and Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez. Sadio Mane became the second Senegalese after El Hadji-Diouf, ..

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India Signs Christchurch Call to Action

India has decided to sign an international call initiated by the governments of France and New Zealand along with top social media companies to eliminate the violent and terrorist content online. Christchurch Call to Action Christchurch Call to Action was initiated after the Christchurch attacks. Christchurch Call to Action was signed and adopted with participation ..

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AFINDEX-19

Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Pune from March 18 to 27. Features of AFINDEX-19 10 personnel, each from the participating nations from the African continent and personnel of Maratha Light Infantry of the Indian Army will participate in the joint exercise. The joint exercise would be held ..

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Macky Sall elected as President of Senegal

Macky Sall has been re-elected for a second term as President of Senegal with a 58% majority in the first round voting in February 2019 Senegalese presidential election. The President of Senegal is elected using the two-round system; a candidate must receive over 50% of the vote to be elected in the first round. If ..

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Macky Sall re-elected as Senegal’s President

President of Senegal Macky Sall has won the re-election with 58.27% of votes cast. More than 50% votes to a candidate imply that there would be no second round voting under the election system of Senegal. Senegal Senegal lies on the west coast of Africa. Senegal is bordered by Mauritania in the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast, ..

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