Senegal


Senegal hails huge gas reserves

2016-01-29 17:00

Senegal has hailed the discovery of offshore gas reserves estimated at 450 billion cubic metres as a game changer for the west African nation.

Senegal police heighten security after Burkino, Mali attacks

2016-01-27 06:43

Senegal's justice spokesman says police questioned about 900 people in the last few days as part of a heightened security operation after attacks by jihadis in Burkina Faso and Mali.

West Africa braces for more attacks

2016-01-20 23:08

At the King Fahd Palace hotel in Dakar, armed guards are inspecting the trunks of every taxi at the gate.

Deck the halls! Muslim Senegal celebrates Christmas

2015-12-24 22:14

A festival is a festival! Muslim-majority Senegal gets into the Christmas spirit

Senegal bans burqas

2015-11-17 22:22

The West African nation of Senegal says it's banning the most conservative Islamic apparel worn by women.

West Africa conference focuses on threat posed by jihadists

2015-11-10 11:03

Islamic extremists are expanding their reach in West Africa, using porous borders and exploiting political chaos to further their attacks, security experts have said at the opening of a regional conference on the jihadist threat.

Trial against Chad ex-dictator Habre postponed to next year

2015-10-28 15:07

The war crimes trial against Chadian former president Hissene Habre has been postponed to early next year in Senegal’s capital Dakar to give witnesses more time to testify.

Ukraine, Egypt, Japan win UN Security Council seats

2015-10-15 19:40

Ukraine, Egypt, Japan, Senegal and Uruguay have won non-permanent seats on the UN Security Council for 2016-17.

Testimony mounts in Habre trial

2015-09-24 12:17

As an avalanche of testimony overwhelms exiled dictator Hissene Habre, his lawyers say there is no smoking gun linking him to the atrocities of 1980s Chad.

Senegal, Benin presidents to mediate in Burkina Faso after coup

2015-09-18 07:41

Senegal President Macky Sall, the current chairperson of Ecowas, and Benin’s president Thomas Boni Yayi are set to travel to Burkina Faso to mediate the wake of a military coup, an official says.

 

Huge gas reserves found off Senegal

2016-01-28 19:41

Senegal has hailed the discovery of offshore gas reserves estimated at 450 billion cubic metres as a game changer for the west African nation.

Police arrest anti-gay demonstrators in Senegal

2016-01-23 11:48

The head of an anti-gay coalition says police have arrested 11 people in Senegal's capital during a demonstration against the release of 11 other Senegalese accused of homosexual acts.

Senegal frees alleged homosexuals targeted by mob

2015-12-30 13:25

Senegalese authorities have freed 11 people who escaped a lynch mob after being arrested at a gay wedding for "alleged homosexuality", local media and witnesses say.

13 dead, over 450 hurt in Senegal festival accidents

2015-12-02 17:54

Thirteen people have died in dozens of traffic accidents in central Senegal related to an annual Muslim festival, the Magal, emergency services say.

Senegal leader calls for 'tolerant Islam' across Africa

2015-11-10 18:00

Senegal's President Macky Sall has called for African countries to promote a "tolerant Islam" and share intelligence to combat jihadist groups, while acknowledging recent arrests of preachers.

West Africa conference focuses on jihadist threat

2015-11-10 05:58

Islamic extremists are expanding their reach in West Africa, using porous borders and exploiting political chaos to further their attacks, security experts have warned.

Senegal turns to sewage in bid to meet renewable goals

2015-10-23 09:00

In one of the first projects of its kind in Africa, Senegal's government and charitable organisations are installing new toilets that turn waste into compost or break down matter with worms in a bid to lower health risks.

Europe-bound migrants arrested in Libya

2015-10-08 19:37

Libyan authorities said almost 300 migrants, a third of them from Senegal, have been arrested as they prepared to board boats for the crossing to Europe.

Burkina Faso: Mediators deplore lack of dialogue after coup

2015-09-19 16:23

Senegal President Macky Sall deplored a 'lack of dialogue' as mediators entered a second day of talks over Burkina Faso's coup in which an elite military unit overthrew the transitional government.

More than 40 000 dead under Chad's Habre

2015-09-15 21:59

The number of Chadians killed under the brutal regime of ex-dictator Hissene Habre far exceeded the frequently-quoted estimate of 40 000, his trial in Senegal for atrocities has heard.

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