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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

Senegal rally backs Wade campaign

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 1:26
related places: Dakar

Government supporters stage a massive rally in Senegal's capital Dakar to back a third term for President Abdoulaye Wade.
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Senegal leader ban demonstrations

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 17:12

Senegal has banned political demonstrations to oppose President Abdoulaye Wade's re-election bid.
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Senegal suspends Habre expulsion

Sunday, July 10th 2011, 20:19
related countries: Chad Chad

Senegal suspends its planned repatriation of Chad's ex-President Hissene Habre, who faces the death penalty in his homeland.
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Senegal urged to halt Habre move

Sunday, July 10th 2011, 11:50
related countries: Chad Chad

The UN human rights chief urges Senegal not to send Chad's ex-leader Hissene Habre home, citing torture fears a day ahead of his planned extradition.
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Senegal to return ex-Chad leader

Friday, July 8th 2011, 18:39
related countries: Chad Chad

Former Chadian President Hissene Habre is to be sent home from Senegal to face accusations that he committed atrocities during his rule.
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Senegal's Wade denies 'monarchy'

Monday, July 4th 2011, 16:40

The son of Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade strongly denies that his father will hand him power in the style of a monarch.
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Senegal rioters torch buildings

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 9:30
related places: Dakar, Mbour

Thousands of people in Senegal protest in Mbour and the capital Dakar over continuing power cuts, setting alight the state electricity firm's offices.
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VIDEO: Senegal riots force Wade U-turn

Friday, June 24th 2011, 3:16
related places: Dakar

At least 100 people are reported to have been injured in violent clashes in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, over proposed changes to the country's constitution.
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Senegal riots prompt Wade U-turn

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 18:52

Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade drops changes to the constitution after police and thousands of protesters clash outside parliament in Dakar.
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Senegal releases 'coup plotters'

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 15:23

Senegal releases four people suspected of planning a coup, saying there is not enough evidence to prosecute them.
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Senegal man dies in fire protest

Saturday, February 19th 2011, 22:26

A former soldier dies after setting himself on fire outside the Senegalese president's residence, apparently as part of demands for compensation for military injuries.
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Senegal soldier's self-immolation

Friday, February 18th 2011, 16:21

A former soldier sets himself on fire in front of the official residence of Senegal's president, apparently as part of demands for compensation for military injuries.
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Black arts festival in Senegal

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 17:56

The World Festival of Black Arts and Cultures in Senegal is being billed as the biggest celebration of black identity in the world.
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Senegal troops die in rebel raid

Monday, December 27th 2010, 18:29

Five Senegalese soldiers die in clashes with rebels in the southern region of Casamance where there has been unrest for nearly 30 years.
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