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News: Senegal

We have started to collect the most important news related to Senegal in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Senegal – overview

Senegal: news

Cisse and Newcastle resolve dispute

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 14:14

Papiss Cisse and Newcastle reach an agreement that means the Senegal striker will wear the club's Wonga logo on his shirt.
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Senegal rebels free mine clearers

Friday, July 12th 2013, 22:20

Nine land mine clearance experts taken hostage in May are freed by separatist rebels in Casamance in southern Senegal.
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Senegal charges Chad's ex-leader

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 18:37
related countries: Chad Chad

Chad's former leader Hissene Habre is charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture in Senegal.
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Senegal arrests Chad ex-president

Sunday, June 30th 2013, 15:36
related countries: Chad Chad

Police in Senegal arrest Chad's former leader Hissene Habre, who is wanted for alleged atrocities during his eight-year rule.
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VIDEO: Obama begins Africa tour in Senegal

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 17:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Tanzania Tanzania, United States United States

US President Barack Obama has begun a week-long tour of Africa in Senegal, on trip that will also see him visit South Africa and Tanzania.
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Obama in Africa gay rights appeal

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 17:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa

US President Barack Obama calls on African governments to give gay people equal rights by decriminalising homosexual acts, as he starts a three-nation African tour.
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VIDEO: President Obama begins Africa tour

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 5:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Senegal on the start of a week-long tour of Africa.
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De-miner hostages freed in Senegal

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 11:32

Three of 12 Senegalese de-mining experts taken hostage this month by separatist rebels in Casamance in Senegal are freed on "humanitarian grounds".
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Obama plans Africa tour in June

Monday, May 20th 2013, 20:53
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Tanzania Tanzania, United States United States
related places: June, White House

US President Barack Obama will visit Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania in his first extended tour of sub-Saharan Africa, the White House says.
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Youssou Ndour awarded Polar Prize

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 11:00
related countries: Finland Finland

Senegalese singer Youssou Ndour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho are named the recipients of this year's Polar Music Prize.
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VIDEO: Can cashews reduce Senegal poverty?

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 19:01

Could the humble cashew nut hold the key to eradicating poverty in Senegal's Casamance region?
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In pictures: Senegal's female wrestlers

Sunday, April 21st 2013, 23:38

Olympic dreams of Senegal's women wrestlers
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VIDEO: World graffiti artists gather in Dakar

Saturday, April 20th 2013, 9:30
related places: Dakar

In Senegal's capital, Dakar, artists from around the world have gathered for Festigraff, a graffiti festival. Focus on Africa's Laeila Adjovi went along to have a look.
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Senegal ex-president's son charged

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 21:28

Karim Wade, the son of Senegal's former president, is formally charged with corruption in connection with his vast fortune.
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