Senegal


Nigeria, Morocco agree to build natural gas pipeline

2016-12-07 22:03

Nigeria and Morocco say they have agreed to build a pipeline to carry Nigerian natural gas to North Africa and Europe in a major initiative to boost energy production and create industrial hubs to attract foreign investment.

Top Africa stories: AU, Kenya, Zim

2016-11-30 20:29

Senegal's AU hopeful Abdoulaye Bathily says he has the capacity and experience to succeed Dlamini-Zuma, and Kenyatta is in the hot seat over opposition tweet.

Senegal vows harsher sentences as death penalty debate rages

2016-11-22 20:06

Senegal's president has promised full-life sentences for murderers after a series of horrific crimes in the west African country, as calls mount to reinstate the death penalty.

Africa looks to solar for communities off the grid

2016-11-20 14:58

Above the sacks of seeds and coal, three kerosene lamps gather dust in the tiny shed that Kenyan chicken farmer Bernard calls home.

EU pushes for 'leverage' with Africa to curb migrants

2016-10-21 12:17

EU leaders called Thursday for greater efforts to apply the "leverage" of trade and development with Africa in order to curb migrant departures to Europe and speed up the return of those who arrive.

Chad, Senegal and Kenya join battle to to succeed Dlamini-Zuma

2016-10-14 17:42

Kenya, Senegal and Chad will each nominate a candidate to become the new head of the African Union, which failed to choose a successor to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in July.

Senegal prisoner killed during riot becomes reform symbol

2016-09-28 17:51

A young father whose death in custody has spurred plans to build Senegal's first new prisons in five decades was killed by shots to the head, reports say.

Randgold seeks to increase reserves at Senegal deposit

2016-07-25 20:30

Randgold Resources needs to add an extra 1 million ounces of reserves to make the development of its Massawa resource in Senegal feasible, says its CEO.

Woodside taps into big oil find off Senegal

2016-07-14 21:15

Australia's Woodside Petroleum is expanding its push into West Africa, agreeing to buy ConocoPhillips' deepwater stakes off Senegal.

Medical aid group urges better HIV treatment in West Africa

2016-06-08 12:44

Governments need to improve access to HIV treatment in West and Central Africa, where critical medicines reach less than one-third of those in need, Doctors Without Borders say.

 

Giant of African art Ousmane Sow dies at 81

2016-12-02 07:28

Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Sow, one of the giants of African art, has died in Dakar at the age of 81, his family says.

I've capacity and experience to succeed Dlamini-Zuma – says AU chair hopeful

2016-11-30 11:53

Senegal’s African Union Commission hopeful Abdoulaye Bathily, 69, has met with President Jacob Zuma, as the race to replace Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma hots up.

16 killed in Senegal pilgrimage road accidents

2016-11-21 12:31

At least 16 people have been killed and hundreds of others injured in accidents in Senegal in recent days as pilgrims head to a major Sufi Muslim religious gathering, firefighters say.

Senegal lifts immunity on MP accused of murder

2016-11-12 09:02

Senegalese lawmakers have revoked an MP's immunity over charges that he gunned a man down in the street during pre-election clashes in 2011, paving the way for him to stand trial.

Senegal leader's brother resigns over oil firm allegations

2016-10-15 11:01

The brother of Senegal's president has resigned from his controversial role at a commodities firm, sparking a violent protest by opposition groups who have levelled corruption allegations against him.

Senegalese wrestle with ethnicity while reaching for dreams of success

2016-10-02 20:00

Wrestling is Senegal’s national sport. But the presence of an ethnic discourse within the sporting arena may well threaten the notion of the multi-ethnic nation state.

In Senegal, young women challenge boundaries through coding

2016-09-16 15:09

Mobile phones are central to online life in Senegal. Nearly 95% of internet connections in the country occur via mobile phones, according to research.

Senegalese police sweep children off streets

2016-07-23 14:44

Numerous children have been coaxed off the streets of Dakar, crying and frightened, where they have spent their childhoods.

Ex-Senegal president's son freed after graft pardon

2016-06-24 18:00

Senegalese President Macky Sall has pardoned Karim Wade, the divisive son of his predecessor, letting the former minister go free after serving half of a six-year sentence for graft.

Senegal imam school teacher jailed for condoning terrorism

2016-06-01 20:33

A Senegalese court has sentenced a geography teacher to a year in jail for condoning terrorism while serving as an imam in his spare time.

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