Monday 22 January 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-01-22

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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...

AFP - 1/7/18

Thirteen youths were killed on Saturday by "armed elements" in the Casamance region of southern Senegal, an area ravaged by armed conflict for more than three decades...

AFP - 12/21/17

Qatar's emir landed in Senegal on Wednesday at the start of a six-nation tour of West Africa as Doha seeks out new markets after Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries...

AFP - 12/17/17

Some spent years working in Italy. Others dreamed of getting to Europe but never even made it as far as Libya.

Today, they are among a small number of...

AFP - 12/16/17

Flights to and from Dakar's brand-new airport were cancelled on Friday after air traffic controllers went on strike just eight days after it opened.

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AFP - 12/16/17

Two Sierra Leonean health workers on Friday sued their government in a West African court, alleging its misuse of donor funds during the Ebola crisis had contributed...

AFP - 12/15/17

A Senegalese court on Thursday delayed the trial of popular Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall on charges of embezzling public funds until January 3, as his lawyers denounced a...

AFP - 12/9/17

A lawyer for Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall,detained since March on corruption charges, on Friday said the prosecutor's office had ordered his trial to begin next week,...

AFP - 12/7/17

Senegal's president opened a flagship new airport on Thursday seen as the central plank of government plans to boost the economy and create a west African regional...

AFP - 12/7/17

Senegal opens a flagship new airport on Thursday seven years later than originally planned but with ambitions to become a west African regional hub with a capacity...

AFP - 11/26/17

Senegal's national assembly has lifted the parliamentary immunity of Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall, a leading opponent of President Macky Sall, opening the way for his...

AFP - 11/23/17

Regime change in Africa may not guarantee greater democracy but, as Robert Mugabe's downfall shows, patience for autocrats who overstay their welcome is wearing ever...

AFP - 11/16/17

The echo of Koranic verse from a religious school in Senegal's Saint-Louis is familiar, but just metres down the beach classes have fallen silent in another building...

AFP - 11/16/17

The recently launched G5 Sahel force must ensure human rights are respected as it combats jihadists and criminals in this troubled swathe of Africa, officials say, to...

AFP - 11/15/17

African leaders called this week for an overhaul in the way peacekeeping missions are handled on the continent, as the United Nations itself reconsiders its...

AFP - 11/15/17

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday encouraged African nations calling for greater autonomy over their security to "go for it", following the...

AFP - 11/14/17

African leaders on Monday used a regional forum to underline the need for the continent to assure its own security after years of Western interventions, while also...

AFP - 11/14/17

Senegal vowed Monday it would introduce a long-delayed points system for its drivers after more than 50 people died on the roads during a week of Muslim pilgrimage to...

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