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Setsima : Exclusive interview with Samba Diaité and the Orchestre Jigeen Ñi band. Presented by DJ Mac (Saturday, 9th March 2019)

Setsima is a new weekly chat show presented by DJ Mac (Macaire Ndiaye). Each week, DJ Mac invites a new Seereer/Senegambian personality to chat about their life and work (similar to our old Cosaan Seereer programme). This show - which is broadcast in Wolof goes out every Saturday from 17:00 to 18:00 GMT. The Seereer version of this show is Kirinene Ngueelne - which is broadcast every Saturday from 16:00 to 17:00 GMT and presented by DJ Mac. Setsima follows the same format as Kirinene Ngueelne but in Wolof. DJ Mac can also be heard on Jeetaay which now goes out every Thursday from 21:00 GMT. 

On this show, DJ Mac chats with Senegalese cultural entrepreneur and music producer Samba Diaité - the brains and artistic director behinds Senegal's first all female music band and instrumentalists "Orchestre Jigeen Ñi."  DJ Mac also gets the opportunity to chat with the ladies of Orchestre Jigeen Ñi (some of whom the daughters of rather notable Senegalese artists) about their lives and work within the band. In the first section of this interview, Samba Diaité who is also the musical director and manager of the band discusses how he came to setup the band, and what inspired him to setup an all female band in conservative Senegal where previous roles such as drummer was reserved primary for men. The second part of the interview focused on the ladies where they gave us a rendition of their musical repertoire. The band was rehearsing in Dakar for an upcoming performance in Kaolack. The show is broadcast in Wolof and French. 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 9th March 2019

Presenter : Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)

Special guest : Samba Diaité and Orchestre Jigeen Ñi (Ndey Cissé; Khady Dieng; Isatou Dieng; Mariama; Jube Diawara)

Thanks : DJ Mac; Samba Diaité and Orchestre Jigeen Ñi (Ndey Cissé; Khady Dieng; Isatou Dieng; Mariama; Jube Diawara)

Source language(s) : Wolof and French

Subjects covered :

On this show, DJ Mac chats with Senegalese cultural entrepreneur and music producer Samba Diaité - the brains and artistic director behinds Senegal's first all female music band and instrumentalists "Orchestre Jigeen Ñi."  DJ Mac also gets the opportunity to chat with the ladies of Orchestre Jigeen Ñi (some of whom the daughters of rather notable Senegalese artists) about their lives and work within the band. In the first section of this interview, Samba Diaité who is also the musical director and manager of the band discusses how he came to setup the band, and what inspired him to setup an all female band in conservative Senegal where previous roles such as drummer was reserved primary for men. The second part of the interview focused on the ladies where they gave us a rendition of their musical repertoire. The band was rehearsing in Dakar for an upcoming performance in Kaolack. The show is broadcast in Wolof and French. 

Radio programme : Setsima 

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 7th March 2019. Recorded in Dakar

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station). 

Note : You can have your say about this audio by leaving a comment below. Keep it clean and relevant.

Websites :

The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) - www.seereer.org 

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com 

Orchestre Jigeen Ñi's YouTube Channel :  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJnG61Wo17SRO4C41HsOIXw

Orchestre Jigeen Ñi on Facebook  : https://www.facebook.com/orchestre.jigeenni.9

Kirinene Ngueelne : Exclusive interview with Yandé Gning. Presented by DJ Mac (Saturday, 9th March 2019)

Kirinene Ngueelne is a new weekly chat show presented by DJ Mac (Macaire Ndiaye). Each week, DJ Mac invites a new Seereer/Senegambian personality to chat about their life and work (similar to our old Cosaan Seereer programme). This show - which is broadcast in Seereer goes out every Saturday from 16:00 to 17:00 GMT. You can also listen to DJ Mac on Setsima which goes out every Saturday from 17:00 - 18:00 GMT - right after Kirinene Ngueelne. Setsima is broadcast in Wolof and follows the same format as Kirinene Ngueelne. DJ Mac can also be heard on Jeetaay which now goes out every Thursday from 21:00 GMT. 

On this show, DJ Mac chats with the legendary and multi talented Seereer diva Yandé Gning of Toucar (or Tukaar) about her life and music career. A true protégé of the great Yandé Codou Sène, this lady can sing in several African languages and is a highly esteemed griot of "the old school."  Some of the topics discussed include the history of Njuujuuf (in Tukaar); the Seereer kings of Siin and Saluum ("Maaad a Sinig" and "Maad a Saluum" respectively); the noble Joof family (or Diouf/Juuf family); the noble Faye family; Seereer history; Yandé's time at Sorano; the late Seereer diva Yandé Codou Sene; and Seereer music legends such as Mbaye Ndiaye, Simon Sene and Marie Ngoné Ndione. This show is broadcast in Seereer (Seex (pronounced Seeh)). 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 9th March 2019

Presenter : Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) 

Special guest : Yandé Gning

Special thanks : DJ Mac & Yandé Gning.

Source language(s) : Seereer 

Subjects covered : 

On this show, DJ Mac chats with the legendary and multi talented Seereer diva Yandé Gning of Toucar (or Tukaar) about her life and music career. A true protégé of the great Yandé Codou Sène, this lady can sing in several African languages and is a highly esteemed griot of "the old school."  Some of the topics discussed include the history of Njuujuuf (in Tukaar); the Seereer kings of Siin and Saluum ("Maaad a Sinig" and "Maad a Saluum" respectively); the noble Joof family (or Diouf/Juuf family); the noble Faye family; Seereer history; Yandé's time at Sorano; the late Seereer diva Yandé Codou Sene; and Seereer music legends such as Mbaye Ndiaye, Simon Sene and Marie Ngoné Ndione. This show is broadcast in Seereer. 

Radio programme : Kirinene Ngueelne

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 7th March 2019. Recorded at Tukaar

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station). 

Note : You can have your say about this audio by leaving a comment below. Keep it clean and relevant.

Websites :

The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) - www.seereer.org

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com

Jeetaay : Presented by Doudou Diouf (Thursday, 7th March 2019) - controversy and fall outs

Jeetaay is an informal phone-in, e-mail or text-in talk show where you contact the studio and chat with the presenter about anything and everything.  However, for the next few months (as from January 2019), we will be giving a new twist to this show. For the next few months, Seereer Radio's presenters will be bringing up topics on Seereer Radio Presenters' WhatsApp group chat to be discussed each week by all our presenters and special guests.

Our presenters rotate each week and take the role of main presenter. The main presenter will then bring up topics to be discussed by his/her co-presenters. Discussions closes by 15:00 GMT every Wednesday. These audio messages are then edited and broadcast on Seereer Radio every Thursday night at 21:00 GMT. The entire show is by WhatsApp - 100%. There will be little editing prior to broadcasting on Seereer Radio because we want to keep the raw and authentic feel of a typical WhatsApp group chat. We are currently experimenting with some of our shows using WhatsApp. We are one of the first Senegambian radio stations (online or frequency) to use this format -100%. WhatsApp is one of the major messaging services used by most Senegambians. We will be utilising this format once a week for the next couple of months mixed with our usual live broadcast format. 

This Jeetaay Show was recorded from 28th February to 6th March 2019 and broadcast on Seereer Radio on Thursday, 8th March 2019 at 21:00 GMT. There was no Jeetaay show last week due to our coverage of Senegal's Presidential Elections. Our apologies.  

The main presenter was Doudou Diouf. The content of this show was not planned. As you can hear at the beginning of this audio - right after Doudou Diouf's introduction, Mamadou Fall was congratulating President Macky Sall's APR supporters for winning the election.  Following Mamadou Fall's audio, Tamsier Joof joined in and stated that as a broadcaster, he will remain neutral and will not congratulate any party. He then followed that audio by leaving a WhatsApp text in the group which reads: 

"Having said that, none of the political parties addressed the Seereer issue. Something which concerns me greatly. In light of the fact that most of Senegal's revenue derives from agriculture, a sector dominated by the Seereer (the bread basket of Senegal), it concerns me that the Seereer are among the poorest in Senegal yet none of the political parties have policies in place to address this issue."

After that text message, Doudou Diouf jumped in an left an audio co-signing Tamsier's text message. He then went on to state that the Seereer nowadays do not support one another, do not care about their community and are only interested interested in supporting political parties or presidential candidates if it helps to fill up their own pockets. Following, Doudou's audio, Tamsier jumped in and co-signed Doudou's audio by leaving the following text message:

"The Seereer make up [the] political elite of Senegal yet their community is the poorest. I'm so done with this. You are right. How can anyone support a group who do not even support their own?"

This is how the show started - resulting in an intense debate among the panelists. During the course of the debate, one of the panelists took issue with a word used by another panelist which he thought was directed at him. As a result, he left the group and Tamsier had to call him privately and persuaded him to rejoin the group. You will hear all this drama unfold in this audio. After all that drama, there was an announcement that one of the regular panelists has a new baby girl. Can you guess which one?

After the recording of this show, Doudou Diouf (the supposed anchor of this week's show) had to record an introduction which you can hear in the beginning - broadcast in Seereer.  This show was not planned. 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Thursday, 8th March 2019

Main Presenter :  Doudou Diouf

Panel :  Mamadou Fall, Laity Sene, Tamsier JoofLaye Khan Jallow (LKJ)Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)Sulayman Ndong. Diokel Laba Ngom 

Editor : Tamsier Joof

Source language(s) : Seereer and Wolof 

Subjects covered : 

This Jeetaay Show was recorded from 28th February to 6th March 2019 and broadcast on Seereer Radio on Thursday, 8th March 2019 at 21:00 GMT. There was no Jeetaay show last week due to our coverage of Senegal's Presidential Elections. Our apologies.  

The main presenter was Doudou Diouf. The content of this show was not planned. As you can hear at the beginning of this audio - right after Doudou Diouf's introduction, Mamadou Fall was congratulating President Macky Sall's APR supporters for winning the election.  Following Mamadou Fall's audio, Tamsier Joof joined in and stated that as a broadcaster, he will remain neutral and will not congratulate any party. He then followed that audio by leaving a WhatsApp text in the group which reads: 

"Having said that, none of the political parties addressed the Seereer issue. Something which concerns me greatly. In light of the fact that most of Senegal's revenue derives from agriculture, a sector dominated by the Seereer (the bread basket of Senegal), it concerns me that the Seereer are among the poorest in Senegal yet none of the political parties have policies in place to address this issue."

After that text message, Doudou Diouf jumped in an left an audio co-signing Tamsier's text message. He then went on to state that the Seereer nowadays do not support one another, do not care about their community and are only interested interested in supporting political parties or presidential candidates if it helps to fill up their own pockets. Following, Doudou's audio, Tamsier jumped in and co-signed Doudou's audio by leaving the following text message:

"The Seereer make up [the] political elite of Senegal yet their community is the poorest. I'm so done with this. You are right. How can anyone support a group who do not even support their own?"

This is how the show started - resulting in an intense debate among the panelists. During the course of the debate, one of the panelists took issue with a word used by another panelist which he thought was directed at him. As a result, he left the group and Tamsier had to call him privately and persuaded him to rejoin the group. You will hear all this drama unfold in this audio. After all that drama, there was an announcement that one of the regular panelists has a new baby girl. Can you guess which one?

Further questions:

1. Did any of Senegal's presidential candidates or their parties had policies in place directly addressing Seereer poverty despite the Seereer community being the bread basket of Senegal?

2. Do this generation of Seereers support one another? Historically, Seereers had always supported one another and where known for that by other Senegambian ethnic groups. However, what about this generation? Do they support the community?

3. Is asking political parties or presidential candidates to have policies in place in order to alleviate poverty among the Seereer encouraging tribalism or is it a legitimate request to make in light of the fact that, the Seereer people and their territories dominate Senegalese agriculture which according to the World Bank is the biggest revenue generator for Senegal? In other words, is it fair to ask Seereer communities to use their land and physical labour to generate wealth for the country yet they still remain among the poorest? What do you think?

4. Has the Seereer elite failed the Seereer community? If yes, why? 

Radio programme : Jeetaay

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 28th February to 6th March 2019

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station). The entire show is by WhatsApp - 100%. There is little editing prior to broadcasting on Seereer Radio because we want to keep the raw and authentic feel of a typical WhatsApp group chat. Therefore, there is bound to be lack of flow in some audios, and background noise in others. Our apologies. Note that this show is very controversial. If you are easily offended, please do not listen. 

Note : You can have your say about this audio by leaving a comment below. Keep it clean and relevant.

Websites :

The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) - www.seereer.org

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com

Kirinene Ngueelne : Stay tuned for our exclusive interview with Yandé Gning - this Saturday, 9 March 2019 at 4pm GMT

Kirinene Ngueelne is a new weekly chat show presented by DJ Mac (Macaire Ndiaye). Each week, DJ Mac invites a new Seereer/Senegambian personality to chat about their life and work (similar to our old Cosaan Seereer programme). This show - which is broadcast in Seereer goes out every Saturday from 16:00 to 17:00 GMT. You can also listen to DJ Mac on Setsima which goes out every Saturday from 17:00 - 18:00 GMT - right after Kirinene Ngueelne. Setsima is broadcast in Wolof and follows the same format as Kirinene Ngueelne. DJ Mac can also be heard on Jeetaay which now goes out every Thursday from 21:00 GMT. 

On Saturday, 9th March 2019 at 16:00 GMT, DJ Mac will be chatting with the legendary and multi talented Seereer diva Yandé Gning of Toucar about her life and music career. A true protégé of the great Yandé Codou Sène, this lady can sing in several African languages.  This is the precursor to the upcoming show this Saturday. Don't miss it! This show is broadcast in Seereer (Seex (pronounced Seeh)). 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 2nd March 2019

Presenter : Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) 

Special guest : Yandé Gning

Special thanks : DJ Mac & Yandé Gning.

Source language(s) : Seereer 

Subjects covered : 

On Saturday, 9th March 2019 at 16:00 GMT, DJ Mac will be chatting with the legendary and multi talented Seereer diva Yandé Gning of Toucar about her life and music career. A true protégé of the great Yandé Codou Sène, this lady can sing in several African languages.  This is the precursor to the upcoming show this Saturday. Don't miss it! This show is broadcast in Seereer. 

Radio programme : Kirinene Ngueelne

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 7th March 2019

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station). 

Note : You can have your say about this audio by leaving a comment below. Keep it clean and relevant.

Websites :

The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) - www.seereer.org

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com

Setsima : Exclusive interview with the legendary Fatou Sarr Thialane and her band - Groupe yaalyo goorwa de Mère Fatou Sarr thialane (2nd March 2019

Setsima is a new weekly chat show presented by DJ Mac (Macaire Ndiaye). Each week, DJ Mac invites a new Seereer/Senegambian personality to chat about their life and work (similar to our old Cosaan Seereer programme). This show - which is broadcast in Wolof goes out every Saturday from 17:00 to 18:00 GMT. The Seereer version of this show is Kirinene Ngueelne - which is broadcast every Saturday from 16:00 to 17:00 GMT and presented by DJ Mac. Setsima follows the same format as Kirinene Ngueelne but in Wolof. DJ Mac can also be heard on Jeetaay which now goes out every Thursday from 21:00 GMT. 

On this show, DJ Mac chats with the legendary Seereer gamba (calabash) player and singer Fatou Sarr of Thialane - more commonly known as Mère Fatou Sarr Thialane.  DJ Mac also got the opportunity to chat with some of her band members (Groupe yaalyo goorwa de Mère Fatou Sarr thialane). On this show, Fatou Sarr talked about the history of gamba playing in her family, the history and rituals associated with the Seereer gamba, as well as some legendary Seereer gamba players and singers. The show is broadcast in Wolof. 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 2nd March 2019

Presenter : Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)

Special guest : Fatou Sarr 

Thanks : DJ Mac; Fatou Sarr of Thialane; Mamadou Faye; Fatou Thior; Groupe yaalyo goorwa de Mère Fatou Sarr thialane

Source language(s) : Wolof

Subjects covered :

On this show, DJ Mac chats with the legendary Seereer gamba player and singer Fatou Sarr of Thialane - more commonly known as Mère Fatou Sarr Thialane.  DJ Mac also got the opportunity to chat with some of her band members (Groupe yaalyo goorwa de Mère Fatou Sarr thialane). On this show, Fatou Sarr talked about the history of gamba (calabash) playing in her family, how it is made, the history and rituals associated with the Seereer gamba, as well as some legendary Seereer gamba players and singers - most of whom are no longer with us. The show is broadcast in Wolof. 

Radio programme : Setsima 

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 2nd March 2019

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station). 

Note : You can have your say about this audio by leaving a comment below. Keep it clean and relevant.

Websites :

The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) - www.seereer.org 

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com 

Kirinene Ngueelne : Exclusive interview with Simon Sene (2nd March 2019)

Kirinene Ngueelne is a new weekly chat show presented by DJ Mac (Macaire Ndiaye). Each week, DJ Mac invites a new Seereer/Senegambian personality to chat about their life and work (similar to our old Cosaan Seereer programme). This show - which is broadcast in Seereer goes out every Saturday from 16:00 to 17:00 GMT. You can also listen to DJ Mac on Setsima which goes out every Saturday from 17:00 - 18:00 GMT - right after Kirinene Ngueelne. Setsima is broadcast in Wolof and follows the same format as Kirinene Ngueelne. DJ Mac can also be heard on Jeetaay which now goes out every Thursday from 21:00 GMT. 

On this show, DJ Mac chats with the legendary Seereer artist Simon Sene - generally referred to as the ambassador of Seereer culture.  Simon and band were holding an event at the Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (French: Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD)). DJ Mac also got to interview some of Simon's band members and the organisers of the event.  This show is broadcast in Seereer (Seex (pronounced Seeh)) and in Wolof. 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 2nd March 2019

Presenter : Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) 

Special guest : Simon Sene

Special thanks : DJ Mac; Simon Sene and his band members; the Sérère-Sérère Sororité Association;  Babacar Ndiaye; Saliou Sene, Mama Diene; Ndeye Marie Ba; Ndew Sarr; Niokhor Diouf; Fatou Dieng; and UCAD.

Source language(s) : Seereer and Wolof

Subjects covered : On this show, DJ Mac chats with the legendary Seereer artist Simon Sene - generally referred to as the ambassador of Seereer culture.  Simon and band were holding an event at the Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (French: Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD)). DJ Mac also got to interview some of Simon's band members and the organisers of the event.  This show is broadcast in Seereer and Wolof.

Radio programme : Kirinene Ngueelne

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 2nd March 2019

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station). 

Note : You can have your say about this audio by leaving a comment below. Keep it clean and relevant.

Websites :

The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) - www.seereer.org

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com

Senegal’s Presidential Election Results 2019. Presented by DJ Mac. Includes speech of Demba Kandji (Thursday, 28-02-2019)

Following on our coverage of the Senegalese Presidential Elections 2019, our Senior correspondent in Senegal Macaire Ndiaye broadcast the results so far - directly from Dakar. This audio also includes Demba Kandji's speech at the end. 

 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Thursday, 28th February 2019

Main Presenter :  Macaire Ndiaye

Reporters :  Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac),  Ousseynou Sow, Doudou Thiane, Alex Sagna, Fatou Dieng, Dame Ndiaye

Source language(s) : Wolof, Seereer and French

Subjects covered : Following on our coverage of the Senegalese Presidential Elections 2019, our Senior correspondent in Senegal Macaire Ndiaye broadcast the results so far - directly from Dakar. This audio also includes Demba Kandji's speech at the end. Journalists: Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac),  Ousseynou Sow, Doudou Thiane, Alex Sagna, Fatou Dieng, Dame Ndiaye

Radio programme : Drive Time

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 28th February 2019

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station).  

Note : You can have your say about this audio by leaving a comment below. Keep it clean and relevant.

Websites :

The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) - www.seereer.org

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com

Open Mike Special : Mayor Ibrahima Pouye (Rewmi Party) v Deputy Mayor Dioguine Gomis (APR-Yakaar) debate Senegal’s Presidential Election 2019 (27-02-2019)

On this Open Mike Special, we invite an old friend and regular of Seereer Radio Ibrahima Pouye (Mayor of Ginaw Rail, Pikine - representing the Rewmi Party) and Deputy Mayor of Karang - Dioguine Gomis - representing Alliance for the Republic (Alliance pour la république (APR) - Yakaar)) to debate Senegal's recent presidential elections. 

Tamsier Joof is joined by fellow Seereer Radio presenter DJ Mac and Mamadou Fall.

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Wednesday, 27th February 2019 

Presenters :  Tamsier Joof (main presenter), Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) and Mamadou Fall

Guests : Mayor Ibrahima Pouye and Deputy Mayor Dioguine Gomis

Source language(s) : Wolof and French 

Subjects covered :

On this Open Mike Special, we invite an old friend and regular of Seereer Radio Ibrahima Pouye (Mayor of Ginaw Rail, Pikine - representing the Rewmi Party) and Deputy Mayor of Karang - Dioguine Gomis - representing Alliance for the Republic (Alliance pour la république (APR) - Yakaar)) to debate Senegal's recent presidential election 2019. 

Radio programme : Open Mike Special 

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 27th February 2019

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station).  Apologies for the noisy background and for losing Mamadou Fall during the show. We had technical issues. 

Note : You can have your say about this audio by leaving a comment below. Keep it clean and relevant.

Websites :

The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) - www.seereer.org

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com

Open Mike Special : Senegalese Presidential Elections 2019. Big debate (Monday, 25th February 2019)

On this Open Mike Special, the Seereer Radio panel discusses Senegal's Presidential Elections 2019 and the results so far.  Tamsier Joof plays host and referee between Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) and Doudou Diouf as the two lock horns. Seereer Radio's usual peacemaker - Laity Sene makes an unexpected appearance in the "second half" of the show. If only he joined earlier. This show goes down as one of the most heated political discussions on Seereer Radio since our station began. Enjoy! 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Monday, 25th February 2019 

Main Presenter :  Tamsier Joof

Panel : Doudou DioufMacaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) and Laity Sene

Source language(s) : Wolof and Seereer

Subjects covered :

On this Open Mike Special, the Seereer Radio panel discusses Senegal's Presidential Elections 2019 and the results so far.  Tamsier Joof plays host and referee between Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) and Doudou Diouf as the two lock horns. Seereer Radio's usual peacemaker - Laity Sene makes an unexpected appearance in the second half of the show. If only he joined in earlier. This show goes down as one of the most heated political discussions on Seereer Radio since our station began. Enjoy! 

Radio programme : Open Mike Special 

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 25th February 2019

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station).  Apologies for the noisy background. 

Note : You can have your say about this audio by leaving a comment below. Keep it clean and relevant.

Websites :

The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) - www.seereer.org

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com

Open Mike Special : Senegalese Presidential Elections 2019. Roundup and more results! (Sunday, 24th February 2019)

Today is election day in Senegal and results are coming out fast. Senior broadcaster Tamsier Joof hosts a special edition of Open Mike from our London studio joined by our field journalists in Senegal namely:  Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac),  Ousseynou Sow, Doudou Thiane, Alex Sagna, Fatou Dieng, Dame Ndiaye. Roundup and more results! Incumbent - President Macky Sall also gives his reactions to this presidential election. Although more results are due to come out, and the official results are not expected until next Friday, 1st March 2019, Tamsier "confirms" that Macky Sall has won. All our official documents regarding this election has been posted on Seereer Radio's Facebook. Tamsier also discusses the impact of "Macky's victory" on the Senegalese people.  Join Tamsier tomorrow night for another edition of Open Mike where he delves deeper into the political impact of "Macky's victory." He will be joined by members of the Seereer Radio team.  Look forward to controversy and disagreements from other Seereer Radio presenters. Stay tuned to Seereer Radio! 

Note: As you can hear Tamsier say on this audio, Ousman Sonko's reaction and Tamsier's commentary on that reaction was already played this morning on the Morning Ride Show. It was repeated here on this Open Mike show.

Journalists:

1. Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) - our Senior reporter in Senegal - reporting from the Fatick region (home and constituency of incumbent President Macky Sall, candidate for (Yakaar) - (Alliance pour la République (APR)), as well as in Thies - constituency of main opposition candidate Idrissa Seck of the Rewmi Party;

2. Ousseynou Sow - reporting from Tambacounda which saw two deaths and several injured during the election campaign as covered on our previous Jeetaay programme;

3. Doudou Thiane - reporting from Jolof (Linguère), Louga region, department of Linguère));

4. Alex Sagna - reporting from Ziguinchor (constituency of opposition candidate Ousman Sonko of the Pastef Party);

5. Fatou Dieng - reporting from Grand Yoff, Dakar; and

6. Dame Ndiaye - reporting from the capital Dakar.

Roundup! More results to come. Incumbent - President Macky Sall also gives his reaction to the presidential elections so far. Stay tuned to Seereer Radio!

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Sunday, 24th February 2019

Main Presenter :  Tamsier Joof

Reporters :  Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac), Ousseynou Sow, Doudou Thiane, Alex Sagna, Fatou Dieng, Dame Ndiaye

Source language(s) : Seereer, Wolof and French. 

Subjects covered :

Today is election day in Senegal and results are coming out fast. Senior broadcaster Tamsier Joof hosts a special edition of Open Mike from our London studio joined by our field journalists in Senegal namely:  Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac),  Ousseynou Sow, Doudou Thiane, Alex Sagna, Fatou Dieng, Dame Ndiaye. Roundup and more results! Incumbent - President Macky Sall also gives his reactions to this presidential election. Although more results are due to come out, and the official results are not expected until next Friday, 1st March 2019, Tamsier "confirms" that Macky Sall has won.  All our official documents regarding this election has been posted on Seereer Radio's Facebook. Tamsier also discusses the impact of "Macky's victory" on the Senegalese people.  Join Tamsier tomorrow night for another edition of Open Mike where he delves deeper into the political impact of "Macky's victory." He will be joined by members of the Seereer Radio team.  Look forward to controversy and disagreements from other Seereer Radio presenters. Stay tuned to Seereer Radio! 

Radio programme : Open Mike

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 24th February 2019

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station). Note: As you can hear Tamsier say on this audio, Ousman Sonko's reaction and Tamsier's commentary on that reaction was already played this morning on the Morning Ride Show. It was repeated here on this Open Mike show. Apologies for the background noise.

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