The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) and Seereer Radio Podcast

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Jeetaay : Presented by DJ Mac (Thursday, 28 March 2019)

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 25th to 27th March 2019 and broadcast on Seereer Radio on Thursday, 28th March 2019 at 21:00 GMT. 

The main presenter was Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac). On this show, the panel discusses the societal, legal and religious difficulties surrounding inheritance in Senegambia and Africa in general.

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

Main Presenter :  Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)

Panel :  Tamsier JoofDoudou DioufLaye Khan Jallow (LKJ)Laity SeneMamadou Fall, Arfang Bobb, Diokel Laba Ngom, Imam Aboubacar Khah, and Oustaz Ebrima Ndiaye

Editor : Tamsier Joof

Source language(s) : Wolof and Seereer 

Subjects covered :

On this show, the panel discusses the societal, legal and religious difficulties surrounding inheritance in Senegambia and Africa in general.

Radio programme : Jeetaay

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 25th to 27th 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 : 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 Abdou Niang of Binguel Jollof (Saturday, 23rd 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.  

On this show, DJ Mac chats with Senegalese artist Abdou Niang (lead singer Senegalese band - Binguel Jollof)  about his life and work. The show is broadcast in Wolof. 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 23rd March 2019

Presenter : Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)

Special guest : Abdou Niang & Binguel Jollof

Thanks : DJ Mac & Abdou Niang (of Binguel Jollof)

Source language(s) : Wolof 

Subjects covered : 

On this show, DJ Mac chats with Senegalese artist Abdou Niang (lead singer Senegalese band - Binguel Jollof)  about his life and work. 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 : 21st 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 Senegalese athlete and champion - Samba Faye (Saturday, 23rd 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. 

On this show, DJ Mac chats with Senegalese athlete and champion Samba Faye about his life and work. This show is broadcast in Seereer (Seex (pronounced Seeh)). 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 23rd March 2019

Presenter : Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) 

Special guest : Samba Faye

Special thanks : DJ Mac & Samba Faye

Source language(s) : Seereer 

Subjects covered : 

On this show, DJ Mac chats with Senegalese athlete and champion Samba Faye about his life and work. 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 : 23rd 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

Jeetaay : Presented by Mamadou Fall (Thursday, 21 March 2019)

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 17th to 19th March 2019 and broadcast on Seereer Radio on Thursday, 21st March 2019 at 21:00 GMT. 

The main presenter was Mamadou Fall. On this show, we discuss the disgraceful phenomenon of certain individuals taking video recordings of mentally ill people and posting them on social media for laughs. What would possess someone to do such a thing? The panel discuss!

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Thursday, 21st March 2019

Main Presenter :  Mamadou Fall

Panel :  Tamsier JoofDoudou DioufLaye Khan Jallow (LKJ)Laity Sene

Editor : Tamsier Joof

Source language(s) : Wolof and Seereer 

Subjects covered :

On this show, we discuss the disgraceful phenomenon of certain individuals taking video recordings of mentally ill people and posting them on social media for laughs. What would possess someone to do such a thing? The panel discuss!

Radio programme : Jeetaay

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 17th to 19th 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 : 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 Issakha Dieng (Saturday, 16 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 politician Issakha Dieng (of Fatick) about his life and work. The show is broadcast in Wolof. 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 16th March 2019

Presenter : Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)

Special guest : Issakha Dieng

Thanks : DJ Mac & Issakha Dieng

Source language(s) : Wolof 

Subjects covered : 

On this show, DJ Mac chats with Senegalese politician Issakha Dieng about his life and work. 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 : 14th March 2019. Recorded in Fatick, Senegal

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 Daouda Baz (Saturday, 16 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 Seereer personality Daouda Baz about his life and work. This show is broadcast in Seereer (Seex (pronounced Seeh)). 

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 16th March 2019

Presenter : Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) 

Special guest : Issakha Dieng

Special thanks : DJ Mac & Daouda Baz

Source language(s) : Seereer 

Subjects covered : 

On this show, DJ Mac chats with Seereer personality Daouda Baz about his life and work. 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 : 14th March 2019. Recorded at Fatick, Senegal.

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 Laye Khan Jallow (LKJ). Thursday, 14 March 2019

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 10th to 12th March 2019 and broadcast on Seereer Radio on Thursday, 14th March 2019 at 21:00 GMT. 

The main presenter was Laye Khan Jallow (LKJ). On this show, LKJ asked if there are any benefits to local and international migration?

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Thursday, 14th March 2019

Main Presenter :  Laye Khan Jallow (LKJ)

Panel :  Mamadou Fall, Tamsier JoofDoudou DioufMacaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)Sulayman Ndong and Arfang Bobb.  

Editor : Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)

Source language(s) : Seereer and Wolof 

Subjects covered : On this show, LKJ asked if there are any benefits to local and international migration?

 

Radio programme : Jeetaay

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 10th to 12th 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 : 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 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. 

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Websites :

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

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com