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Senegal 'takes back French bases'

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 3:11
related countries: France France

Senegal's president says his country is taking back control of all military bases held by France.
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Senegal unveils monument bigger than the Statue of Liberty

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 20:10

Senegal inaugurates a $27m monument - higher than the Statue of Liberty - as thousands take to the streets in protest.
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Interim Guinea leader 'not sick'

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 2:02
related countries: Guinea Guinea

Guinea's health minister denies the country's caretaker leader, Sekouba Konate, has been flown to Senegal for medical treatment.
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Senegal apology for Christ 'slur'

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 10:20

Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade apologises after comparing a controversial statue to Jesus Christ.
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Senegal imams condemn statue

Friday, December 11th 2009, 22:40
related places: Dakar

Imams in Senegal begin a concerted campaign against a controversial giant statue being built in Dakar.
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Hidden abuse

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 12:23

Senegal faces up to alarming rise in rape in schools
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Sore point?

Monday, November 16th 2009, 1:31

Senegal fury at president's plans to profit from statue
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Senegal admits IMF 'money gift'

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 14:25

Senegal's prime minister admits a gift of almost $200,000 was given to an outgoing IMF official, after earlier denials.
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Soldiers killed in south Senegal

Saturday, October 3rd 2009, 16:50

Rebels in Senegal's troubled southern province of Casamance have killed six soldiers, the army says.
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Rain misery

Sunday, September 13th 2009, 23:54

Flooding wreaks havoc in Senegalese capital
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Better life?

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 10:47

Europe's woes fail to deter African migrants
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'Gay man' disinterred in Senegal

Monday, May 4th 2009, 17:56

The body of a man thought to be a homosexual is twice dug up from a Senegal Muslim cemetery.
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Senegal gay convictions quashed

Monday, April 20th 2009, 12:29

Senegal's court of appeal overturns the conviction of nine men for homosexuality and orders their immediate release.
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Lifeblood draining

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 0:01

Remittances to Senegal dwindle as credit crisis bites
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Ex-Chad leader faces court move

Friday, February 20th 2009, 13:29
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Chad Chad

Belgium lodges a case at the International Court of Justice to compel Senegal to prosecute Chad's ex-leader Hissene Habre.
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China seeks broader Africa role

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 3:46
related countries: China China, Mali Mali, Mauritius Mauritius

China's president is visiting Mali, Senegal, Tanzania and Mauritius, aiming to show China seeks a stronger position in Africa.
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