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Senegal Election 2019 : Interview with Rokhy Ngom (Responsable des femmes) - (Saturday, 23 February 2019)

Following on our coverage of the Senegalese Presidential Elections 2019, our senior reporter Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)  interviews politician Rokhy Ngom (of Niakhar constituency). Ms. Ngom is a female activist responsible for female participation in this election. 

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

Main Presenter :  Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)

Guest : Rokhy Ngom (of Niakhar constituency) 

Source language(s) : Wolof and Seereer

Subjects covered : Following on our coverage of the Senegalese Presidential Elections 2019, our senior reporter Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac)  interviews politician Rokhy Ngom (of Niakhar constituency). Ms. Ngom is a female activist responsible for female participation in this election. 

Radio programme : Open Mike Special 

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 23rd 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

Special tribute to the late Saltigi Biram Pouye by Sulayman Ndong of Star FM 96.6 (Gambia) and Alhaji Omar Sain (10 February 2019)

As a follow up to our special tribute to the late Saltigi Biram Pouye (see link below), Sulayman Ndong of Star FM 96.6 (Gambia) invited Alhaji Omar Sain of Fass on his radio show and paid a special tribute to the late Saltigi Pouye. This tribute was broadcast live on Sulayman's show on Sunday, 10th February 2019 from 19:00 - 20:00. The show is in Seereer (Seex, pronounced Seeh).

This tribute was first broadcast on Seereer Radio on Tuesday, 12th February 2019.

Our special tribute: http://www.seereerpodcast.org/e/cosaan-seereerspecialtribute-tothelatesaltigi-biram-pouye16thseptember19402nd-february-2019-riplivebroadcaston-seereerradio-saturday-9th-february2019/)

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Tuesday, 12th February 2019 

Main Presenter :  Sulayman Ndong

Special guest : Alhaji Omar Sain (of Fass, Gambia)

Source language(s) : Seereer

Subjects covered : On this show, Sulayman Ndong of Star FM 96.6 (Gambia) invited the notable figure Alhaji Omar Sain - who traveled from Fass to attend the interview at Star FM's studio in Serekunda in order to pay tribute to late 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 Sunday, 10th February 2019 from 19:00 - 20:00 (on Sulayman's weekly slot on Star FM). 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 (https://www.seereerradio.com/obituary-of-biram-pouye).

Radio programme : Sulayman Ndong's Sunday show (19:00 - 20:00)

Radio station : Star FM 96.6 (Gambia)

Owner : Sulayman Ndong, Star FM 96.6 (Gambia) & The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : Sunday, 10th February 2019 

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded by Sulayman Ndong of Star FM 96.6 (Gambia) during his live show on Sunday, 10th February 2019 (from 19:00 - 20:00). Permission to broadcast was granted to Seereer Radio  (the Seereer Resource Centre's 24 hour stream radio station), and retention and preservation by the SRC Collection - a Seereer Resource Centre project which documents and preserve Seereer history, culture  and tradition. The entire show was recorded live. We would like to apologise for the quality of the recording. The Seereer Resource Centre and Seereer Radio have edited it as good as it can get so that at least it is audible - especially Alhaji Omar's voice. Our apologies.

Our special thanks to Sulayman Ndong, Alhaji Omar Sain and Star FM 96.6 (Gambia) for this audio. 

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/ 

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

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

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

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

O nguim in win ball : Presented by Doudou Diouf and Tamsier Joof (Thursday, 14th December 2017)

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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.

The panel discussess A ƭat Roog (Seereer religion), the Traditional African religions and the 42 commandments of Maat.

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Thursday, 14th December 2017

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

Source language(s) : Wolof and Seereer

Subjects covered :  The panel discussess A ƭat Roog (Seereer religion), the Traditional African religions and the 42 commandments of Maat.

Radio programme : Open Mike

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : Thursday, 14th 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 and technical difficulties. 

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/ 

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

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 

Open Mike : Presented by Mamadou Fall (Monday, 4th 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. 

Open Mike broadcast live from Monday to Friday (see programme schedule for details). Mamadou Fall presents the show on Mondays.

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

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

Source language(s) : Wolof

Subjects covered : . On this show, we talked about ethnicist speech which is taking momentum in Senegal and the fact that Senegambian history is being modified by some religious/political groups.

Radio programme : Open Mike

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : Monday, 4th September 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).

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 

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

 

 

Mpatir Ayiif : Presented by Mamadou Fall (Monday, 4th September 2017)

Mpatir Ayiif (to exchange ideas) is an informal but educational open phone-in, e-mail and text-in discussion show where you (the listener) participate by asking and answering questions set by other listeners. Find out the answers to questions you always wanted to know. For example have you always wanted to know what our ancestors used to use in order to build their homes before the advent of cement ? What do the colours of the Senegambian flag represent? What does the flag of Siin symbolises ? What is the meaning and etymology of the words : Seereer, Saafi, Ndut, Sili, Noon or Laalaa or Niominka? Etc.

On this show, anything goes. You set the questions and answer them. No question is stupid. If it is important to you it is important to us. 

This hourly show broadcast every Monday from 21:00 pm GMT / BST. This show is in Seereer and it's the precursor to Monday night's Open Mike Show presented by Mamadou Fall.

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

Presenters : Mamadou Fall (main presenter), Doudou Diouf, Ndef Leng FM Diourbel 96.4FM (Diokel Ngom and Aly Sene)

Source language(s) :Seereer

Subjects covered : . On this show, we talked about ethnicist speech which is taking momentum in Senegal and the fact that Senegambian history is being modified by some religious/political groups.

Radio programme : Mpatir Ayiif (to exchange ideas)

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner :The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection :The SRC Collection

Date of recording : Monday, 4th September 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). Our apologies for the poor connection and background noise from  our partners in Senegal.

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 

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