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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Demonstrations PDS Headquarters on the VDN

The U.S. Embassy in Dakar, Senegal informs U.S. citizens that the verdict in the Karim Wade case before the CREI (court for the repression of illicit enrichment) is expected to be announced on March 23. There may be demonstrations in Dakar in response. Possible locations are the Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS) Headquarters on the VDN, ...
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“Senegalese Women: A Challenge to Strife” Film Screening In Honor of Women’s History Month

Good evening. Thank you for joining us this evening for a screening of “Senegalese Women: A Challenge to Strife.” This screening is part of our Women’s History Month programming. This wonderful film documents the contributions of Senegalese women to the social stability and economic development of their country. Each has overcome adversity to make a ...
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VOA Launches New Frequency in Dakar – 102 FM

Voice of America (VOA) is officially now on Dakar’s airwaves.  U.S. Ambassador to Senegal James Zumwalt presided over a press conference and announced the happy news on March 3. This launch is the fruit of several months of hard work on the part of various people who tirelessly labored to bring VOA to Dakar airwaves, ...
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Civic Engagement and Volunteerism for Alumni of U.S. Exchange Programs

Cher Monsieur le Directeur du Centre Culturel, Cher Monsieur le Coordinateur de l’American Corner, Chers étudiants, Good afternoon.  I thank the Cultural Center Director and the American Corner Coordinator for hosting this meeting.  I would also like to thank the alumni of U.S. Government exchange programs in Thiès for coming to meet me today.  Exchange ...
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