News & Events

World Malaria Day

On World Malaria Day, U.S. reaffirms commitment to help Senegal eliminate malaria On April 25, governments and public health organizations around the world will celebrate World Malaria Day.  Here in Senegal, the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) partners with governments, NGOs, private sector organizations, universities and community groups to prevent and treat malaria.  The U.S. ...
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Community Radio Project Visit: Fogny FM

Asalamu Alekum  (AS-ah-lah-moo ah-LAY-koom)! Mr. Sub-prefect of Sindian, Mr. the Sindian Village Chief, Mr. Director of Fogny FM, Mr. Director of World Education: Greetings to the community of Sindian.  Thank you very much for the warm welcome.  I am delighted to be here today with the community of Sindian to visit Fogny FM community radio ...
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Road Opening Ceremony

Dear Governor Ibrahima Sakho, Prefect Said Dia, Special Advisor to the President Benoît Sambou, Mayor of Boutoupa, Camaracoundais, Malang Gassama, Shelter for Life Country Director Jim Dean. Good morning.  I am pleased to join you to dedicate this reconstructed road.   I would like to thank you for coming to this ceremony. I would first like ...
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Cross Border Financial Investigations Training Course Opening Ceremony

Participants and distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, Good Morning. It is my pleasure to welcome you to the first annual Cross Border Financial Investigations Training Course that the U.S. Government has organized in Dakar.  This course is but one of the ways that the United States and Senegal closely work together on security issues. I ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Women’s History Month

On the occasion of Women’s History Month — which is celebrated every March — U.S. Ambassador James Zumwalt invited guests to his residence for the premiere of the film “Senegalese Women:  A Challenge to Strife,” directed by former U.S. Political Attaché in Senegal, Ed Nef.  This 35-minute documentary film discusses the contributions of Senegalese women ...
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