Saturday 19 August 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-08-19

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AFP - 8/17/17

Staring out to sea on a flawlessly sunny day, underwater archaeologist Ibrahima Thiaw visualises three shipwrecks once packed with slaves that now lie somewhere...

AFP - 8/15/17

Senegal's constitutional council has confirmed a widely expected landslide for the coalition of President Macky Sall in legislative elections, bolstering his image...

AFP - 8/15/17

A Senegalese singer was granted provisional release Monday after 10 days of detention for "offending the head of state and spreading fake news", her lawyer said....

AFP - 8/13/17

Ten members of a Senegalese football club arrested over a stampede last month which killed eight supporters attending a cup final have been taken into custody,...

AFP - 8/10/17

A Senegalese singer was formally charged with "offending the head of state and broadcasting fake news", her lawyer told AFP Wednesday, after audio of her lashing out...

AFP - 8/9/17

A Senegalese singer was formally charged with "offending the head of state and broadcasting fake news", her lawyer told AFP Wednesday, after audio of her lashing out...

AFP - 8/9/17

Ten football fans have been arrested in connection with a stampede last month which killed eight supporters attending a cup match in Dakar, Senegalese police said...

AFP - 8/5/17

Senegal's ruling coalition will take 125 of 165 seats in parliament, the body counting votes said Saturday, confirming an expected landslide for supporters of...

AFP - 8/1/17

The ruling coalition of Senegal's President Macky Sall won a widely expected landslide in a legislative election, his prime minister said Monday, bolstering Sall's...

AFP - 7/31/17

Senegal voted in a tense general election Sunday, with ex-president Abdoulaye Wade accusing his successor of engineering problems with the ballot to thwart an...

AFP - 7/29/17

Senegal holds a legislative election on Sunday following a campaign gripped by tension between the rival coalitions of President Macky Sall, his predecessor Abdoulaye...

AFP - 7/29/17

Senegal, known for its stability and strong civil society, is one of the few African nations not to have suffered a coup since independence in 1960.

The former...

AFP - 7/27/17

Dawn has barely broken as three of Senegal's estimated 50,000 child beggars dart through the capital's streets, hoping for a bag of sugar or a few coins to hand over...

AFP - 7/25/17

Senegalese security forces halted a protest called by former leader Abdoulaye Wade by blocking roads and firing tear gas at his supporters on Tuesday, provoking a...

AFP - 7/21/17

Senegal's Supreme Court rejected bail for Dakar's popular mayor on Thursday, preventing him from campaigning in upcoming legislative elections and likely sparking...

AFP - 7/20/17

In Senegal's southern Casamance region, new houses dot a landscape once dominated by abandoned ruins full of bullet holes, though the spectre of a 35-year conflict...

AFP - 7/18/17

Senegalese prosecutors on Monday announced the opening of a judicial enquiry into a stadium tragedy, as a local team whose fans were accused of triggering a deadly...

AFP - 7/17/17

Senegal on Sunday suspended all sports and cultural events until elections at the end of the month, a day after eight people died in a football stadium disaster....

AFP - 7/16/17

Eight people were killed during Senegal's football league cup final in Dakar on Saturday, the sports minister told AFP, as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters...

AFP - 7/16/17

Senegalese-American rapper Akon announced Saturday he would purchase 50 percent of African music download service Musik Bi, as the platform struggles to gain a...

AFP - 7/12/17

Human rights groups in Senegal on Tuesday criticised what they said was an ineffectual crackdown on child begging driven by Koranic schools, saying a year-long push...

AFP - 7/11/17

As West Africa declares war on the market for expired and counterfeit medicines, start-ups are putting quality control in the hands of patients to stop them risking...

AFP - 7/10/17

Senegal kicked off campaigning Sunday for parliamentary elections later this month, with a record number of candidates vying to weaken President Macky Sall --...

AFP - 6/23/17

As a girl, Karelle Vignon-Vullierme loved eating the Beninese dishes her mother cooked but never bothered following her into the kitchen to learn how to make them...

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