Senegal


Chad begins Boko Haram 'warm-up'

2015-02-16 21:44

Chad has launched a US-backed counter-terrorism exercise with 1 300 soldiers from 28 African and Western countries, billing it as a warm-up for an offensive against Nigeria's Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram.

Senegal opens Guinea border

2015-01-26 19:26

Senegal has reopened its land border with Guinea pointing to the significant efforts of its neighbour in fighting Ebola..

Senegal ex-president's son ends hunger strike

2015-01-19 21:41

Karim Wade, son of Senegal's former president has ended his hunger strike begun in protest at the conditions of his trial for corruption.

Senegal court rejects Karim Wade bail

2014-12-30 06:10

A Senegalese court has rejected bail for former president Aboulaye Wade's son Karim, who is accused of amassing a multi-million dollar fortune through corruption during his time as a minister.

Senegal partially reopens borders with Ebola-hit states

2014-11-15 09:04

Senegal has reopened air and sea borders with Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the countries worst hit by the Ebola virus.

African leaders in Burkina to urge army to hand over power

2014-11-05 14:43

Three west African leaders have arrived in Burkina Faso to pressure the country’s army into keeping its promise of a speedy handover of power to civilian government after the fall of president Blaise Compaore.

Senegal declared Ebola-free: WHO

2014-10-17 17:22

Senegal is officially free of Ebola with the benchmark of 42 days passing without any new cases, the World Health Organization says.

Ebola infected air travellers 'can avoid screening with a lie'

2014-10-03 12:12

People who contract Ebola in West Africa can get through airport screenings and onto a plane with a lie and a lot of ibuprofen, according to healthcare experts, who believe more must be done to identify infected travellers.

Ebola death toll swells to 2 917 out of 6 263 cases

2014-09-25 14:37

The world's worst-ever Ebola epidemic has now infected at least 6 300 people in west Africa and killed almost half of them, according to the World Health Organisation.

700 new Ebola cases in only 1 week

2014-09-18 18:17

The WHO says 700 more Ebola cases have emerged in only 1 week in the outbreak blamed for more than 2 600 deaths.

 

Senegal hosts US, African army chiefs

2015-02-09 21:27

Peace and security is the focus of a conference bringing together top American military brass and the heads of 35 African armies which has opened in Senegal.

Ebola ebbing in West Africa but vigilance needed – WHO

2015-01-22 14:47

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa appears to be ebbing, with fewer than 150 cases reported in the past week, but efforts must be pursued to stamp out the deadly disease, the WHO says.

Senegal ex-leader's son on hunger strike after 'hit' in court

2015-01-16 08:11

The son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade has gone on hunger strike after being "beaten and injured" in court where he is on trial for corruption during his time as a minister, his lawyers say.

Ebola: Bad data an issue

2014-12-08 22:16

As health officials struggle to contain the world's biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, their efforts are being complicated by another problem: bad data.

Ebola death toll nears 5 000

2014-11-08 11:30

The death toll from the Ebola epidemic has risen to 4 950 out of 13 241 cases in the three worst-hit countries of West Africa, the World Health Organisation says.

US governors, army differ on Ebola quarantines

2014-10-28 06:28

The federal Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have recommended new restrictions for people at highest risk for coming down with Ebola, and symptom monitoring for those at lower risk. But some US state governors and even an army commander have gone beyond that guidance.

Ebola casts pall over Eid holiday in West Africa

2014-10-04 18:00

The raging Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 3 400 people in West Africa has cast a pall over celebrations in the region of Eid, one of Islam’s most important holidays.

'Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria, Senegal, appear contained'

2014-10-01 10:17

Efforts to contain the Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have succeeded, even as the virus continues to spread in the hardest-hit West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Ebola contained in Senegal, Nigeria

2014-09-22 22:28

Two of the five countries affected by the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak are managing to halt the spread of the disease.

Healthy Briton injected in Ebola vaccine trial

2014-09-17 22:01

A healthy British volunteer has become the first person to receive a new vaccine for the Ebola virus in a trial at the University of Oxford in London.

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