Senegal

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Fake accounts targeted African elections

An Israeli company, Archimedes Group, ran fake accounts on Facebook and Instagram to try and influence elections in some African countries.

New digital platform for public health insurance in Senegal

Senegal new digital platform for universal health insurance.

The benefits and risks of Big Data

How to ensure the benefits of big data outweigh the risks.

Why NASA chose Senegal

Senegal has made great strides in astronomy and planetary sciences in recent years.

NASA set to observe outer planets from Senegal

A mission of 40 NASA scientists is heading to Senegal at the start of August 2018, to help with the planning for the final stage the New Horizons space mission to observe the outer planets. It will also strengthen science in the country, says David Baratoux, the chairman of the

Akon, AKoin, and the real-life Wakanda

Senegalese musician, Akon, has announced his new cryptocurrency, AKoin. More interesting is that AKoin forms an important part of Akon's plans for a "crypto city" or what he has called a "Real-life Wakanda." According to the AKoin website, the real-life Wakanda will be built on 2,

Different ways footballers and fans can be hacked during the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Visitors to the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be eager to enjoy the football and soak up the culture. But safety concerns are lurking in the background of this tournament. Whether it is the threat of racial abuse, football hooliganism, or falling victim to fraud, many football fans have