News

NOTE : Our News page is now administered by Seereer Radio. Visit their website for current news relating to the Seereer people and the Senegambia region. 

Welcome to the Seereer Resource Centre Blog where we bring you upto date news about everything Seereer related, including news about Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania. This blog is regularly updated so please check it out for regularly upto date content. Also don't forget to check out the Seereer Calendar for Seereer related events and our forum page in order to connect with members of the Seereer community. 

view:  full / summary

Happy New Year (Ngam jam, o yas jam)

Posted by The Seereer Resource Centre on December 31, 2014 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The SRC would like to wish everyone a prosperous and happy New Year.

 

Ngam jam, o yas jam.

Happy New Year.

Bonne année.


Cosaani Senegambia : Sohna Chenaba Saar; the Secka family (of Senegal); Battle of Samba Sajo; history of Saluum & Ama Juuf Jaame, history of the Samba family (of the Gambia)

Posted by The Seereer Resource Centre on July 22, 2014 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Our oral history audio "Cosaani Senegambia" has been translated and transcribed. Click this link to read the document in French.

You can listen to the audio by visiting this page.

In the next few weeks we will be translating and tran...

Read Full Post »

Siin Day

Posted by The Seereer Resource Centre on May 4, 2014 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

We recently added Siin Day on our events page. Did you go to the event? Share your views with the community.

The deadly Ebola virus disease found in West Africa

Posted by The Seereer Resource Centre on April 3, 2014 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The deadly and easily transmittable Ebola virus disease has penetrated the West African country of Guinea and neighbouring countries like Sierra Leone and Liberia. It is quite possible that this deadly disease could be transmitted to other West African countries.


Ebola can cause a slow and painful death. The symptoms can include fever, vomiting blood, diarrhoea and internal and external bleeding. Ebola is easily transmittable unless one takes all the necessary precautio...

Read Full Post »

8th April 2014 : End of Windows XP

Posted by The Seereer Resource Centre on March 28, 2014 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Windows XP will come to an end on 8th April 2014. If you use Windows XP, you may need to upgrade it with another Operating System before this date otherwise you face the possibility of your computer getting hacked or being infected with viruses.  There will no longer be any support or security upgrades from Microsoft from this date on.


The following quote from The Independent Newspaper (UK)


"So, come 8 April, executives will be cheering. ...

Read Full Post »

Happy New Year. Seereer : Ngam jam, o yas jam

Posted by The Seereer Resource Centre on January 1, 2014 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The SRC would like to wish everyone a happy and prosperous New Year. May all your wishes come to fruition. As people of the land, a New Year has both an agricultural significance and a religious one in Seereer culture. In an agricultural sense, we pray for rain and a happy harvest. This is well summed up by the Seereer proverb and prayer: "Ngam jam, o yas jam" (rain in peace! Sow in peace). This is the way our Seereer ancestors used to wish one another Happy New Year during the ...

Read Full Post »

Translation of Our Website

Posted by The Seereer Resource Centre on December 24, 2013 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)

We have currently translated several pages of our Website into Seereer-Siin and French. Please see "More" for French pages. We are still working on our Saafi-Saafi pages and will appreciate any input from the Saafi community. We are delighted to announce that Issa Dione has joined the SRC Team as its Sili-Sili Translator. The first Sili-Sili pages will go up in January/February 2014. 


Rss_feed