Friday 20 April 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-04-20

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AFP - 4/20/18

Senegal's parliament on Thursday passed a law setting a higher bar for presidential candidates after protests that saw police fire tear gas on demonstrators, with...

AFP - 4/19/18

Police fired tear gas to break up a protest in Senegal's capital Dakar on Thursday and arrested several people, including a former premier, protesting against a move...

AFP - 4/11/18

Sierra Leone's new President Julius Maada Bio has met with his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall in Dakar on his first foreign trip since taking office last week,...

AFP - 4/2/18

Prominent Senegalese lawmaker Barthelemy Dias has been arrested for insulting the judiciary after close ally Khalifa Sall was jailed for fraud, his lawyer said...

AFP - 4/1/18

Leading Senegalese politician Khalifa Sall was jailed for five years for fraud on Friday, a sentence that will rule him out of presidential elections due next...

AFP - 4/1/18

A Senegalese court on Friday will deliver a verdict in a high-profile corruption trial that could make or break the presidential ambitions of the capital's popular...

AFP - 3/31/18

Leading Senegalese politician Khalifa Sall was handed a five-year jail term for fraud on Friday, a sentence that will rule him out of presidential elections due next...

AFP - 3/25/18

Senegalese President Macky Sall on Friday promised to "track down" the perpetrators of a spate of child kidnappings and killings in Senegal that have sown fear among...

AFP - 3/2/18

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seeking to boost his country's ties with Africa, on Thursday promised increased trade with Senegal after pledging $5 million...

AFP - 2/24/18

The judge conducting a trial into controversial Senegalese mayor Khalifa Sall's alleged embezzlement of public funds will issue a verdict on March 30, the court has...

AFP - 2/7/18

Dakar's mayor on Wednesday accused the Senegalese state of full knowledge of a slush fund held outside official accounts as he defended himself against embezzlement...

AFP - 2/4/18

French President Emmanuel Macron got a rousing welcome Saturday from tens of thousands as he visited the historic city of Saint-Louis, Senegal's former capital, and...

AFP - 2/4/18

Donor nations announced on Saturday $2.3 billion in funding to support education in developing countries, following an international meeting in the Senegalese capital...

AFP - 2/3/18

Megastar Rihanna vowed she would "never stop fighting" to get millions of children back in school on Friday as French President Emmanuel Macron promised a major boost...

AFP - 2/1/18

An international push to get a quarter of a billion children back to school got under way on Thursday at a conference aiming to fund education in defiance of poverty...

AFP - 1/25/18

Investigators probing a massacre in Senegal's troubled Casamance region said they had captured the organiser of the attack and said some separatist rebels were...

AFP - 1/25/18

A rebel leader in Senegal's Casamance warns his fighters may end a three-year truce if the army pursues a crackdown in the troubled region.

Salif Sadio, a...

AFP - 1/20/18

Sixteen people are to be prosecuted in connection with the massacre of 14 young men in Senegal's troubled region of Casamance, a source close to the case said on...

AFP - 1/19/18

President Macky Sall on Thursday suspended all authorisations for logging and ordered an overhaul of Senegal's forestry laws after a massacre connected to the illegal...

AFP - 1/15/18

A gunman was killed in Senegal's southern Casamance region during a shootout at the weekend with soldiers searching for the killers of 14 men in an area known for its...

AFP - 1/15/18

Senegalese police said Sunday they have arrested 22 people suspected of involvement in a January 6 massacre of 14 young men in the troubled region of Casamance....

AFP - 1/10/18

In Nganda, a rural community in remote Senegal close to the Gambian border, restaurant owner Aissatou Tisse is carving out a reputation for tasty homemade, locally...

AFP - 1/9/18

The Senegalese government vowed Sunday to be "relentless" in tracking down and bringing to justice those responsible for the execution of 13 people in the southern...

AFP - 1/9/18

A rebel movement in Senegal's restive southern region of Casamance on Monday blamed the massacre of 13 men at the weekend on a feud in the illegal teak logging...

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