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10 Young Players To Watch In The World Cup

With the kick-off to the biggest competition in World Football only weeks away, I’ve taken a look at some of the brightest prospects heading to Russia, who I expect to impress during the tournament. 1,187 more words

23-11: Predictions for all 32 World Cup Teams' starting 11 (21-32)

Most of the World Cup squads have been released, whether they are official or just provisional, and fans are now wondering who starts and who sits. 1,288 more words

World Cup

Gone in the Wind

Seeing how we had cycled through Southern and Eastern Africa, we wanted a taste of West Africa. As such, we flew from Kigali to Dakar. To cycle from Rwanda to Senegal would have been a major pain as getting visas in many Central and West African countries is no easy task and all told can take many months. 1,316 more words

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Fruit Ripened on the Tree

“Dingo meng moota a ba diyata le kende.” My host mom said this in reference to mangos. In that context it means “fruit that is ripened on the tree is the sweetest.” After she said it, though, I thought a little bit more about it. 594 more words

Bonjour Dakar!

“Lara, we’re going to Senegal!!” I yelled as soon as we got the email. Going to West Africa was not something I expected to do this year, so when Fulbright emailed us to invite us to an ETA Enrichment Seminar I was like “Heck yes, sign me up!!” 909 more words

Senegal's Trial of 31 Alleged Jihadists Nears Verdicts

Sofia Christensen

Over the past month, many people in Senegal have been following the trial of 31 people accused of trying to set up a local jihadist network loyal to the Islamic State militant group.

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Cross Border Terrorism