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A driver stands next to a truck used to remove sludge from homes in Dakar, Senegal.

A new ‘Uber for Poop’ in Senegal is creating competition to pick up waste from people’s homes

Each year, diarrhea kills about 525,000 children under the age of five. In Senegal, a new system is helping people request trucks to remove poop.
A rendering of Diamniadio Lake City in Senegal

Senegal is building a $2 billion futuristic city to help cut down on overcrowding in Dakar — check out its abstract design

Diamniadio will span 4,000 acres and include transit access to Dakar. The development is part of a larger plan to reduce congestion and overcrowding in the capital city, which is home to three million residents.
Senegal and Japan both lost on Thursday, putting the teams in a tie for second place in Group H — but Japan would take the final spot in the knockout round thanks to the controversial "fair play" tiebreaker.

Controversial tiebreaker rule eliminated Senegal from the World Cup

Senegal and Japan both lost on Thursday, putting the teams in a tie for second place in Group H. But Japan took the final spot in the knockout round thanks to the controversial "fair play" tiebreaker.
Group H is set to bring a wild end to the group stage of the 2018 World Cup — here's every scenario for how things could shake out between Japan, Colombia, and Senegal as they battle for the final two spots in the knockout round.

Japan, Colombia, and Senegal will battle for 2 spots in the knockout stage at the World Cup — here’s what each team needs to happen

Group H is set to bring a wild end to the group stage of the 2018 World Cup. Here's every scenario for how things could shake out among Japan, Colombia, and Senegal as they battle for the final two spots in the knockout round.
Senegal fans.

Japan and Senegal fans were seen cleaning World Cup stadiums after matches ended instead of celebrating at the pub

If World Cups were won on the behaviour of each country's fanbase, then Japan and Senegal would be awarded the trophy right now. This is because Japan and Senegal supporters have been seen in the stadiums tidying up after themselves long after the matches have finished.

Senegal scored one of the most controversial goals of the World Cup when a player ran back onto a wide-open field after an injury

Senegal's M'Baye Niang was waved back onto the field from the sideline just as Poland tried to kick the ball back to its keeper. Niang was able to check in and steal the ball with an open net as soon as he got on the field.
A cityscape of Dakar is seen from the top of African Renaissance hill, Senegal December 19, 2016.

RANKED: The 28 poorest countries in the world — where people live on less than $1,000 per year

African and Middle Eastern countries ravaged by war and famine remain the poorest in the world, according to data published by the International Monetary Fund.