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Ghana 1-2 Senegal

Monday, January 19th 2015, 21:35
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Moussa Sow earns a late win for Senegal as they come from behind to beat Ghana in their Africa Cup of Nations opener.
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African apologies for prophet cover

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 17:28
related countries: France France

Two leading African newspapers apologise for publishing Charlie Hebdo's cover depicting Prophet Muhammad, after an outcry from Muslim readers.
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Africa leaders in Burkina for talks

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 12:37
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso, Ghana Ghana

The presidents of Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal visit Burkina Faso to press the military for a speedy handover of power to a civilian ruler.
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Senegal's expats go online to buy rams

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 23:02

Going online for Senegal’s sacrificial rams
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Nigeria and Senegal 'contain' Ebola

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 22:38
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United States United States
related places: August

Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.
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Senegal confirms first Ebola case

Friday, August 29th 2014, 20:28

Senegal's health ministry confirms a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country now affected by the outbreak.
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VIDEO: Turning tyres into art

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 23:43

Amadou Fatoumata Ba is an unconventional Senegalese artist who uses old tyres as raw material for his sculptures.
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The Senegal tech hub run by women for women

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 23:00

The women blazing a trail in Senegal's IT industry
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Senegal corruption trial 'political'

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 17:20

The flamboyant son of Senegal's ex-President Abdoulaye Wade calls himself a "political prisoner" during a first appearance at his corruption trial.
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Thwarting Senegal’s cattle rustlers

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 23:11

Squaring up to Senegal's cattle rustlers
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Senegal Prime Minister Toure sacked

Friday, July 4th 2014, 22:39

Senegalese Prime Minister Aminata Toure is sacked after less than a year in office, after her ruling party's poor results in last week's local elections.
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UK spy plane for Nigeria breaks down

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 14:27
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK spy plane sent to help search for more than 200 girls abducted by militant Islamists in Nigeria develops a technical fault, and is forced to land in Senegal for repairs.
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Senegal rebels declare a ceasefire

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 13:06

A top Senegalese rebel leader declares a unilateral ceasefire in Casamance, raising hopes of ending one of West Africa's longest-running conflicts.
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UN mulls medal for peacekeepers

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 17:33
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The UN Security Council hears a proposal to create a medal for bravery in UN peacekeeping, to be named after a Senegalese soldier who saved lives during the Rwandan genocide.
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Ebola outbreak confirmed in Liberia

Monday, March 31st 2014, 9:17
related countries: Guinea Guinea, Liberia Liberia

The first two cases of Ebola are confirmed in Liberia, after spreading from Guinea where 78 people have died, prompting Senegal to close its border.
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VIDEO: Restoring Senegal's polluted beaches

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 5:20
related places: Dakar

An anti-pollution campaigner has been telling the BBC's Laeila Adjovi about his efforts in his native Senegal to restore Hann Bay, south of Dakar, a once-beautiful beach now marred by industrial waste.
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