Priority visa processing available in Senegal

Those looking to obtain a work visa in the West African nation of Senegal may have the option to use priority service. Those who pay for priority service are guaranteed their completed applications will move straight to the front of the visa queue. Normal non-settlement visa applications are typically processed within five to seven business days. Cost for priority service is $172.47. Read More »

Press conference held in Dakar addresses women, peace & security resolution

A joint press conference of the United Nations Security Council took place Tuesday in Dakar for a resolution on women, peace and security. Conference attendees included Mohamed Ibn Chambas, chief of the United Nations Office of West Africa; Diana Ofwona, UN WOMEN regional director for West Africa; and Aminata Dibba, director of the ECOWAS Center for Gender Development. Read More »

Ocean Rig Athena drilling contracts executed for Senegal

Oil and gas explorer FAR Limited and its Senegal joint venture partners signed contracts for the use of the Ocean Rig Athena drill ship Wednesday for a drilling program in FAR's offshore Senegal Blocks. With Ocean Rig Athena being under a long-term contract with ConocoPhillips, ConocoPhillips will be a manager on the new drilling program, which will be operational in Senegal soon. Read More »