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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

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.

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

Pastef Party opposition candidate - Ousman Sonko’s reaction to Senegal’s presidential elections few minutes ago (24 Feb 2019)

Senegalese opposition candidate - Ousman Sonko's reaction to today's Senegal's presidential elections few minutes ago (24 February 2019). This clip can be heard live on today's Morning Ride Show presented by Tamsier Joof. Reporter: Alex Sagna. Ousman Sonko who is the presidential candidate for the Pastef Party was speaking from Ziguinchor when he went to the polling station to cast his vote. Join Tamsier this afternoon on  Drive Time  for latest results, and tonight on Open Mike for analysis of results. Stay tuned to Seereer Radio for regular updates. 

Seereer Radio 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.

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

Main Presenter :  Tamsier Joof

Reporters :  Alex Sagna

Source language(s) : French and Wolof

Subjects covered :

Senegalese opposition candidate - Ousman Sonko's reaction to today's Senegal's presidential elections few minutes ago (24 February 2019). This clip can be heard live on the Morning Ride Show this morning presented by Tamsier Joof. Reporter: Alex Sagna. Ousman Sonko who is the presidential candidate of the Pastef Party was speaking from Ziguinchor when he went to the polling station to cast his vote. Journalists: Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac),  Ousseynou Sow, Doudou Thiane, Alex Sagna, Fatou Dieng, Dame Ndiaye. Join Tamsier this afternoon on  Drive Time  for latest results, and tonight on Open Mike for analysis of results. Stay tuned to Seereer Radio! 

Radio programme :  Morning Ride

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 : 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

Cosaan Seereer : Special tribute to the late Saltigi Biram Pouye (16th September 1940 - 2nd February 2019. R.I.P. Live broadcast on Seereer Radio (Saturday, 9th February 2019)

In memory of Saltigi Biram Pouye of Sanghe, Jooɓaas, Senegal. R.I.P

born. 16th September 1940 (Sanghe, Jooɓaas, Senegal) 
died. 2nd February 2019 (Sanghe, Jooɓaas, Senegal)
buried. 3rd February 2019 (Sanghe, Jooɓaas, Senegal)
 
The late Saltigi Biriam Pouye (16 Sep 1940 to 2 Feb 2019). R.I.P

This Cosaan Seereer Show is a special tribute to our late colleague, uncle, granddad and mentor - Saltigi Biram Pouye (or Saltigi Biram Puuy) of Sanghe, Jooɓaas, Senegal -, who sadly passed away on Saturday, 2nd February 2019.

Saltigi Pouye was highly loved and respected by the Seereer Resource Centre and Seereer Radio teams. He had appeared on Seereer Radio on several occasions enlightening us with his wisdom and knowledge. All his audio interviews can be found here. A video interview we conducted with him in 2015 can be found on our YouTube Channel. The Seereer Resource Centre, Seereer Radio, Seereer Heritage Press and their respective teams would like to offer their heartfelt and sincere condolences to his family and friends, as well as to our teams, who regarded him as a member of the family. May his soul rest in perfect peace.  Goliŋ!

A full tribute by the Seereer Resource Centre, Seereer Radio, Seereer Heritage Press and their respective teams have been published on the Seereer Radio website. You can read it here.

On this special live show broadcast on Saturday, 9th February 2019 (exactly one week following his passing), Tamsier Joof and his colleagues Doudou Diouf, Dimlé Sène and Diokel Laba Ngom pay a special tribute to the late Saltigi Pouye (Borom Jooɓaas).

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 9th February 2019 at 20:00

Main Presenter :  Tamsier Joof

Co-presenters : Doudou Diouf, Dimlé Sène (née: Lance Warren Johnson) and Diokel Laba Ngom

Source language(s) : Seereer, Saafi, Wolof and English

Subjects covered : On this show, the Seereer Resource Centre and Seereer Radio team pays a special tribute to our late colleague, uncle, granddad and mentor - Saltigi Biram Pouye (or Saltigi Biram Puuy) of Sanghe, Jooɓaas, Senegal -, who sadly passed away on Saturday, 2nd February 2019. This show was broadcast on Saturday, 9th February 2019 at 20:00 - exactly one week following his passing. A full tribute by the Seereer Resource Centre, Seereer Radio, Seereer Heritage Press and their respective teams have been published on the Seereer Radio website. You can read it here.

Radio programme : The Cosaan Seereer Show

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : Saturday, 9th 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). The entire show was recorded live. We would like to apologise for the background noise. All the presenters who participated in this tribute were calling from different countries such as the UK, USA, Italy and Senegal. The conference call was done via Skype, and as with such technology especially when calling from different parts of the world, there is bound to be some technical problems. We would also like to apologise for the background noise emanating from one of the co-presenters who was in transit during the recording of this show. 

During the recording of our previous Jeetaay Show, the news reached us that our colleague Saltigi Biram Pouye passed away. The news was delivered to the team by Tamsier Joof. Following that sad news, the introduction and ending of that show was modified and the show dedicated to the late Saltigi Pouye. You can listen to that show (which is 6 hours long - our longest show ever) by clicking here. Read the podcast notes. 

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Websites :

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

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com

Sulayman Ndong of Star FM 96.6 (Gambia) interviews Tamsier Joof of Seereer Radio and The Seereer Resource Centre (8 July 2018)

Sulayman Ndong of Star FM 96.6 (Gambia) interviews Tamsier Joof of Seereer Radio and The Seereer Resource Centre on his Seereer programme (8 July 2018). The interview centres around the life and work of Tamsier Joof, especially his work with the Seereer Resource Centre and Seereer Radio. 

Date of interview  : Sunday, 8 July 2018

Presenter : Sulayman Ndong

Guest :  Tamsier Joof

Source language(s) : Seereer, Wolof and English

Subjects covered : Life and work of Tamsier Joof. 

Radio programme : Chossan Seereer 

Radio station : Star FM 96.6 (Gambia)

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) and Star FM 96.6 (Gambia)

Collection : The SRC Collection

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), Star FM 96.6 (Gambia) and Sulayman Ndong (presenter).  Apologies for the background noise.

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) - https://www.seereer.org/ 

Star FM 96.6 (Gambia)  - https://www.starfmgambia.com/ 

Seereer Radio - https://www.seereerradio.com/ 

O nguim in win ball : A ƭat Roog (Seereer religion) - Presented by Doudou Diouf (Thursday, 18th January 2018)

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O nguim in win ball - which in Seereer translates to "Black people's believe in God" or "African religion" for short (or Traditional African religions), and formerly known as the Seereer Religion and Culture Show (O ngim fo cosaan Seereer) broadcast live every Thursday night from 22:00 GMT. The show is presented by Doudou Diouf.

On this show, Doudou is joined by Tamsier Joof and Mamadou Fall to discuss Seereer religious prayers; how, when and to whom the Seereer address their prayer to; the Seereer pangool (saints and/or ancestral spirits); ndut classical teachings (a rite of passage); how to advance Seereer religion (A ƭat Roog), stop it from dying out and becoming lost to history; and Seereer continuity (a controversial point brought up at the end by Mamadou Fall which created much disagreement among the panel).  

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Thursday, 18th January 2018

Presenters : Doudou Diouf

Panel :  Tamsier Joof and Mamadou Fall

Source language(s) : Seereer and Wolof

Subjects covered : On this show, Doudou is joined by Tamsier Joof and Mamadou Fall to discuss Seereer religious prayers; how, when and to whom the Seereer address their prayer to; the Seereer pangool (saints and/or ancestral spirits); ndut classical teachings (a rite of passage); how to advance Seereer religion (A ƭat Roog), stop it from dying out and becoming lost to history; and Seereer continuity (a controversial point brought up at the end by Mamadou Fall which created much disagreement among the panel).  

Radio programme : O nguim in win ball (formerly The Seereer Religion and Culture Show)

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : Thursday, 18th January 2018

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 background noise.

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 : Gambia’s political situation post Dictator Yayah Jammeh (13th December 2017)

Open Mike is a no-holds-barred talk show where you, the listener sets the agenda. Call the show and talk about anything and everything. Callers are not screened. Want to talk about politics, economics, history, social issues affecting the Seereer people of Senegal, Gambia or Mauritania? Whatever it is, call in and make yourself heard. You can also call in to request a shoutout or dedicate a song to family and friends, or to yourself. Why not? You deserve it.

With Human Rights Watch publication on 12th December 2017 titled "Gambia: Truth Commission to Uncover Jammeh Abuses. Bill Should Ban Amnesties for Most Serious Crimes", Tamsier Joof, joined by Doudou Diouf and Laity Sene discusses Yayah Jammeh's brutality and theft against The Gambia and her people. The panel also discusses the division within the United Democratic Party (UDP).

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Wednesday, 13th December 2017

Presenters :  Tamsier Joof (main presenter), Doudou Diouf and Laity Sene

Source language(s) : Wolof and Seereer

Subjects covered :  With Human Rights Watch publication on 12th December 2017 titled "Gambia: Truth Commission to Uncover Jammeh Abuses. Bill Should Ban Amnesties for Most Serious Crimes", Tamsier Joof, joined by Doudou Diouf and Laity Sene discusses Yayah Jammeh's brutality and theft against The Gambia and her people. The panel also discusses the division within the United Democratic Party (UDP).

Radio programme : Open Mike

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : Wednesday, 13th December 2017

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). Apoligies for the background noise.

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 : Presented by Doudou Diouf (Monday, 4th December 2017)

Open Mike is a no-holds-barred talk show where you, the listener sets the agenda. Call the show and talk about anything and everything. Callers are not screened. Want to talk about politics, economics, history, social issues affecting the Seereer people of Senegal, Gambia or Mauritania? Whatever it is, call in and make yourself heard. You can also call in to request a shoutout or dedicate a song to family and friends, or to yourself. Why not? You deserve it.

Open Mike broadcast live from Monday to Friday (see Seereer Radio's programme schedule for details). Seating in for Mamadou Fall who usually presents the show on Mondays, Doudou Diouf is joined by Tamsier Joof, Demba Sene and Mamadou Fall to discuss the recent arrest of Adama Mbaye and Ndeye Sonko - two Senegalese nationals arrested in Senegal for their involvement in human trafficking and the slave trade in Libya and other Arab countries. The panel asks: What is it about the African psyche that will allow this heresy to happen?

With ECOWAS Heads of State accepting Morocco's membership in principle to the West African Bloc, the panel also discussed the hypocrisy of ECOWAS in accepting a North African Arabized nation, yet rejecting Haiti's application whose people we share historical, cultural, racial and religious heritage with. The panel asks: Why has our West Africans leaders allowed this to happen? What is the motivation for allowing an Arab League country who we have no racial or cultural relation with yet rejecting Haity who we have close ties with? Is France behind this? What is Senegal's role in this? What role did the Senegalese Muslim Brotherhoods play in this? Are we (Africans) morally weak to allow this heresy to happen? Should the Bloc be dismantled altogether and start a fresh - which serves the interest of Black Africans and Blacks from the Diaspora?  If a fellow Black nation like Haiti cannot join, yet ECOWAS in its wisdom decided to accept a non-Black nation like Morocco, should the Bloc be dismantled altogether? Join this controversial discussion.

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Monday, 4th December 2017

Presenters : Doudou Diouf (main presenter), Tamsier Joof, Demba Sene and Mamadou Fall

Source language(s) : Wolof

Subjects covered : 

  • Doudou Diouf is joined by Tamsier Joof, Demba Sene and Mamadou Fall to discuss the recent arrest of Adama Mbaye and Ndeye Sonko - two Senegalese nationals arrested in Senegal for their involvement in human traffing and the slave trade in Libya and other Arab countries. The panel asks: What is it about the African psyche that will alllow this heresy to happen?
  • With ECOWAS Heads of State accepting Morocco's membership in princple to the West African Bloc, the panel also discussed the hypocrisy of ECOWAS in accepting a North African Arabized nation, yet rejecting Haiti's application whose people we share historical, cultural, racial and religious heritage with. The panel asks: Why has our West African leaders allowed this to happen? What is the motivation for allowing an Arab League country who we have no racial or cultural relationship with yet rejecting Haiti who we have close ties with? Is France behind this? What is Senegal's role in this? What role did the Senegalese Muslim Brotherhoods play in this? Are we (Africans) morally weak to allow this heresy to happen? Should the Bloc be dismantled altogether and start a fresh with one which serves the interest of Black Africans and Blacks from the Diaspora?  If a fellow Black nation like Haiti cannot join, yet ECOWAS in their wisdom decided to accept a non-Black nation like Morocco, should the Bloc be dismantled altogether? Join this controversial discussion.

Radio programme : Open Mike

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : Monday, 4th December 2017

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). Apoligies for the background noise.

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 with Tamsier Joof and Doudou Diouf : White Supremacy (18th September 2017)

Open Mike is a no-holds-barred talk show where you, the listener sets the agenda. Call the show and talk about anything and everything. Callers are not screened. Want to talk about politics, economics, history, social issues affecting the Seereer people of Senegal, Gambia or Mauritania? Whatever it is, call in and make yourself heard. You can also call in to request a shoutout or dedicate a song to family and friends, or to yourself. Why not? You deserve it. 

On this show, Tamsier Joof, joined by Doudou Diouf and Mamadou Fall discusses white supremacy. What is white supremacy? Is this ideology an oxymoron in itself? How do you recognise it? How does it affect you and what can you do to dismantle this evil and dangerous ideology?  

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Monday, 18th September 2017

Presenters :  Tamsier Joof (main presenter), Doudou DioufMamadou Fall 

Source language(s) : Wolof, Seereer and English

Subjects covered : . On this show, Tamsier Joof, joined by Doudou Diouf and Mamadou Fall discusses white supremacy. What is white supremacy? Is this concept an oxymoron in itself? How do you recognise it? How does it affect you and what can you do to dismantle this evil and dangerous ideology?  

Radio programme : Open Mike

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : Monday, 18th September 2017

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted toSeereer 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 

Our special tribute to Professor Issa Laye Thiaw : 1943 - 10th September 2017 (broadcast on 11th September 2017)

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It is with great regret that the Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) and Seereer Radio find themselves having to announce the passing of our colleague and old friend Professor Issa Laye Thiaw. Professor Issa Laye Thiaw, also known as Mbañik Caw (his Seereer name, Thiaw is spelled Caw in Seereer) was a brilliant historian and author, and a very proud Seereer and African. A true guardian of Seereer tradition, religion, culture and ethics. He was a gifted and wise man who was always generous with his knowledge and time. The Seereer Community, the Senegambian community, and Africa have lost a great man. 

Following the passing of our colleague and uncle - Professor Issa Laye Thiaw on Sunday, 10th September 2017 in Senegal, The Seereer Resource Centre and Seereer Radio teams as well as Radio Ndef Leng Diourbel 96.4 FM came together to pay a special tribute to Professor Issa Laye Thiaw.  This two hour tribute replaced the regular  Open Mike programme usually presented by Mamadou Fall. Following his passing, The Seereer Centre, Seereer Radio, Seereer Heritage Press and their teams issued a joint tribute published on Seereer Radio's website. You can read the full tribute by visiting this link if you are using a computer or visiting this website (www.seereerpodcast.org). Alternatively,  you can  check the  website links below or visit Seereer Radio's website (Schedule --> Presenters --> Obituary of Issa Laye Thiaw).

Professor Issa Laye Thiaw was not just a proud member of the SRC and Seereer Radio, but a family. We the Seereer and Senegambian community owe it to this great man to help support his works and family by buying his book La femme Seereer which is filled with great information as anyone who have read the book can attest to. We hope when the time comes for us to ask for the community's support in bringing to life the SRCTIW (The Seereer Resource Centre and The Temple of Initiated Women) project, the Seereer community, other Senegambians, Africans and those from the Diaspora will rally behind us and help us preserve the legacy of this man. For those who knew him, this project has been one of his best wishes that he wanted to give to the Seereer, Senegambian, African and those from the Diaspora who were separated from their motherland due to the horrible history of slavery. It is sad that he will not be here to witness the completion of this project, but we can unite and ensure that one of his greatest wishes comes to fruition. 

The Seereer Resource Centre, Seereer Radio, Seereer Heritage Press,  Tamsier JoofDemba SeneMamadou FallDimlé Sène and all team members of the SRC and Seereer Radio would like to offer their heartfelt and sincere condolences to his family and friends. This is a huge lost as expressed by colleagues.

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Monday, 11th September 2017

Presenters : Tamsier Joof (main presenter), Doudou DioufMoussoukoro Sidibé, Mamadou Fall,  Ndef Leng FM Diourbel 96.4FM (Diokel Ngom and Aly Sene), Laity Sene

Source language(s) : Seereer and Wolof

Subjects covered : . This is a special tribute to our colleague, friend and uncle Professor Issa Laye Thiaw who passed away on Sunday, 10th September 2017 in Senegal. This tribute was brought to you by The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC), Seereer Radio, Radio Ndef Leng (Diourbel) and their respective teams. 

Radio programme : Open Mike (change of programme): Special tribute to Professor Issa Laye Thiaw

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : Monday, 11th September 2017 (22:00 - 00:00)

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : As you can hear Tamsier Joof say on this audio, our old colleague Demba Sene was on standby to join the show but due to Senegal's internet connection issues, he sadly couldn't joint. Demba Sene will be paying a special tribute on Seereer Radio and once broadcast, we will upload it on this podcast website. Stay tuned. We would also like to apologise for the noisy background. You can listen to all the interviews we did with Professor Issa Laye Thiaw by visiting the link below or scrolling down to our list of categories and selecting "Professor Issa Laye Thiaw."

Interviews with Prof Thiaw: http://www.seereerpodcast.org/category/professor-issa-laye-thiaw/ 

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Websites :

Special tribute to Professor Issa Laye Thiaw : http://www.seereerradio.com/obituary-of-issa-laye-thiaw 

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

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com

Ndef Leng FM Diourbel (96.4 FM) : http://www.seereerradio.com/radio-ndef-leng-diourbel