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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.

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Senegal: news

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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Senegal ex-president's son arrested

Monday, April 15th 2013, 19:03

Police in Senegal arrest Karim Wade, the son of former President Abdoulaye Wade, on suspicion of corruption.
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VIDEO: Female wrestlers fighting prejudice

Monday, April 8th 2013, 5:41
related places: Diembereng

The ricefields festival in Senegal's Diembereng is a rare opportunity for women to try their hand at wrestling, but those who do still face prejudice.
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Senegal to close Koranic schools

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 13:59

Senegal's President Macky Sall says the government will close down Koranic schools that fail to meet basic safety standards after a fire kills nine children.
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Fire kills nine children in Senegal

Monday, March 4th 2013, 21:45
related places: Dakar

Nine children are killed by a fire at a Koranic school in a residential district near the centre of the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
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Two die in Senegal landmine blast

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 23:08

A landmine explodes on a road in Senegal's restive Casamance region, killing a woman and a child as the travelled between two villages.
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Four die in Senegal's Casamance

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 16:19

At least four people, including a Frenchman, are killed in Senegal's Casamance region, in a raid on a bank by suspected rebels, officials say.
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Using prawns to battle a killer disease in Senegal

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 0:39

How releasing shellfish into rivers could save lives
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Two killed in Dakar rally crash

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 15:30
related countries: Peru Peru, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dakar

Two people have been in killed in Peru in a head-on collision involving a support vehicle for a British team contesting the Dakar rally.
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Senegal man dies in fire protest

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 14:32
related places: Dakar

A Senegalese man dies after setting himself on fire on Monday outside the official residence of President Macky Sall in the capital, Dakar.
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Ba completes transfer to Chelsea

Friday, January 4th 2013, 12:20
related places: Demba Ba

Chelsea confirm the signing of Senegal striker Demba Ba from Premier League rivals Newcastle for an undisclosed fee.
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