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  • From left to right: Alioune Dramé, Ambassador Zumwalt and Bruce Sherman at the launching ceremony. (Photo US Embassy)

    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.

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African-American History Month: Guest Speaker Sheldon Austin Discusses Organization of Civic Movements

    African-American History Month

    The U.S. Embassy in Dakar organized an event on “Grass-Roots Organizing and Participation in the Political Process” on Friday, February 27 at the West African Research Center (WARC) in the Fann Résidence neighborhood of Dakar, as part of its observations of African-American History Month...

  • The Kolda bridge (US Embassy photo)

    The United States Hands Over the Kolda Bridge

    Senegalese President Macky Sall and U.S. Ambassador to Senegal James Zumwalt inaugurated the Abdoul Diallo Bridge in Kolda on Saturday, February 21, 2015.

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  • General David G. Perkins, Ambassador Jim Zumwalt, Minister Augustin Tine and General Mamadou Sow during the opening ceremony (Photo US Embassy)

    Dakar Hosts African Land Forces Summit

    African Land Forces Summit 2015 kicked off on February 9 with Army chiefs-of-staff from 36 African nations in attendance. Attendees will conduct meetings to address mutual interests and concerns, as well as have a chance to solidify relationships.

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