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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

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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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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