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Kentucky Wildcats becoming the United Nations of college basketball

...his red period, Rick Pitino has consistently extolled the "coachability" of foreign-born players such as Gorgui Dieng (Senegal) and Francisco Garcia (Dominican Republic). "I haven't met an international player yet that you don't fall in love...
Senegal pastor to perform services

Pastor Adama Diouf, one of Senegal's foremost Christian leaders, will be...weekend. Diouf is director for World Vision Senegal's Christian Witness program and a director of Mission Inter Senegal, an initiative that helps all Christian...
Spring break: Senegal

...exotically pleasing West African nation of Senegal!SUBLIME SENEGALSenegal has long been...French-speaking country. Whatever the case may be, Senegal had been stuck in my mind for years...there for some work and sightseeing.Senegal is not often included in many Americans...
Juneau's Smith giving up soccer for futbol

...knew I loved the game."Smith said he saw that passion firsthand playing for Jambaars coach Moctar Diouf, who grew up in Senegal."He is more dedicated than any player I ever coached," Diouf said. "He put in countless hours of practice on his own...
Toumieux to speak on West Africa relief efforts

JUNEAU - Eric Toumieux, national director of World Vision Senegal, will address progress in development and relief efforts the Lake has worked in partnership with World Vision in Senegal's Tattaguine region to decrease child mortality, provide...
UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

...forming an independent expert panel to assess its response. Ebola cases also emerged elsewhere in Africa, including Nigeria, Senegal and Mali, and small outbreaks were later identified in the U.S. and Spain.WHERE THINGS STAND: LIBERIALiberia, once...
Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

...The disease, which has also touched Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal, is believed to have sickened more than 5,300 people and...Lolita C. Baldor in Washington; Sarah DiLorenzo in Dakar, Senegal; Mike Stobbe in New York; Nicolas Garriga and Sylvie Corbet...
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In the Stacks: New nonfiction DVDs

...Elevate" Think of this movie as the West African counterpart to "Hoop Dreams" ? instead of Chicago, it's set in Dakar, Senegal, where a school called SEEDS Academy recruits the tallest and best young West African basketball players they can find. The...
US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said, speaking Sunday on ABC's "This Week.""We know how to control it: hospital infection control and stopping it at the source in Africa."___Larson reported from Dakar, Senegal.
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Bringing passion to the pitch

...years ago, Diouf left his native Dakar, Senegal, in western Africa for the United States...successful in life here." Diouf left Senegal behind in 1996 and lived in Jersey in Manhattan. Though Diouf left Senegal, he brought his love of soccer with him...


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