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Jeetaay : Presented by Demba Sene (Thursday, 7th February 2019). Dedicated to Saltigi Biram Pouye. RIP

February 8, 2019

Dedicated to the memory of Saltigi Biram Pouye of Sanghe, Jooɓaas, Senegal

This Jeetaay Show is dedicated to the memory of our late colleague, uncle, granddad and mentor - Saltigi Biram Pouye (Saltigi Biram Puuy) of Sanghe, Jooɓaas, Senegal -, who sadly passed away during the recording of this show - 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. All his audio interviews can be found here. A video interview we did 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 by clicking this link. If you missed the live tribute broadcast on Seereer Radio on 9th February 2019, you can listen to it again here.

This show

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 is Seereer Radio's second 100% WhatsApp and our longest show (over 6 hours). It was recorded from 2nd to 6th February 2019 and broadcast on Seereer Radio on Thursday, 7th February 2019 at 21:00 GMT. Our special guests this week are the renown Senegalese recording artist Simon Sene, Seereer high priest Saltigi Cheikh Ndiaye, Sulayman Ndong of Star FM (Gambia), Arfang Bobb of O'Fok Serer (Gambia) and Senegalese journalist and radio and TV broadcaster Macaire Nidaye (DJ Mac). We are pleased to announced that DJ Mac has now joined the Seereer Radio team.  You can listen to him on Seereer Radio every Saturday from 16:00 to 18:00 GMT on Kirinene Ngueel (16:00  - 17:00, in Seereer) and Setsima  (17:00 - 18:00, in Wolof). The Seereer Resource Centre and Seereer Radio teams would like to offer a warm welcome to DJ Mac and wish him great success with his shows.

During the second half of the show, you will hear Tamsier Joof relaying to the team that our old colleague Saltigi Biram Pouye passed away. The introduction by Tamsier was a later addition following the terrible news that Saltigi Pouye has passed over to the spirit world.  The intro was modified in order to reflect this news. The Seereer Radio team will be broadcasting a live tribute in honour of Saltigi Pouye on Saturday, 9th February 2019 at 20:00 GMT. 

The main presenter for this show is Demba Sene. On this show, Demba wanted to discuss the land ownership issues in Senegal and how this has impacted greatly on the Seereer community - many of whom have lost their land.  

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Thursday, 7th February 2019

Main Presenter :  Demba Sene

Panel : Tamsier Joof, Doudou Diouf, Mamadou FallMoussoukoro Sidibé, Laye Khan Jallow (LKJ), Laity SeneDiokel Ngom, Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac), Simon Sene, Saltigi Cheikh Ndiaye, Sulayman Ndong and Arfang Bobb

Editor : Tamsier Joof

Source language(s) : Wolof and Seereer

Subjects covered : On this show, Demba wanted to discuss the land ownership issues in Senegal and how this has impacted greatly on the Seereer community - many of whom have lost their land.

Radio programme : Jeetaay

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording :  2nd to 6th 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 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. 

This Jeetaay Show is Seereer Radio's second 100% WhatsApp and our longest show (over 6 hours). During the second half of the show, you will hear Tamsier Joof relaying to the team that our old colleague Saltigi Biram Pouye passed away. The introduction by Tamsier was a later addition following the terrible news that Saltigi Pouye has passed over to the spirit world. The intro was modified in order to reflect this news. The Seereer Radio team will be broadcasting a live tribute in honour of Saltigi Pouye on Saturday, 9th February 2019 at 20:00 GMT.

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Websites :

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

Seereer Radio - www.seereerradio.com