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Opening of the African Land Forces Summit

His Excellency Minister of Defense Tine, Chief of Defense General Sow, Chiefs of Armies across Africa, General Perkins, General Williams, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for allowing me the honor to address such a distinguished audience. As soldiers and diplomats, we stand on common ground to carry out the instructions of our leaders to build ...
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Ambassador Zumwalt Presents His Credential Letters to President Macky Sall

The Honorable Jim Zumwalt, Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Senegal and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, presented his credential letters to His Excellency President Macky Sall on February 3, 2015.  Ambassador Zumwalt arrived in Dakar on January 15. Ambassador Zumwalt previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Japan ...
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Hip-Hop Group Next Level Enchants the Senegalese Public

The American hip-hop group Next Level just concluded a two-week dance, rap, beatmaking, and DJing training session at GHipHop in Guédiawaye.  Composed of choreographer Junius Brickhouse, rapper Toni Blackman, DJ Lauren Harkrader, and beatmaker Elliote P. Gann, the group organized workshops and professional exchanges with hip-hop artists in Dakar, Guédiawaye, Pikine, et Rufisque.  After three ...
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