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Showers late. Morning clouds. Mild.
The former mayor of Dakar, Khalifa Sall, has been hailed by jubilant supporters as he crossed the Senegalese capital in a convoy during the night, following his release from prison.
Babacar Thiaw took the initiative of opening Dakar's first "zero plastic" restaurant in a response to the rubbish strewn along the beaches of the Senegalese capital.
Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president had benefited from lucrative dealings in the gas sector.
Start-ups are beating the odds in Senegal, which hopes to become a leading regional tech hub.
Senegalese voters are choosing whether to give President Macky Sall a second term in office as he faces four challengers.
Grandmothers helping to banish female genital circumcision, which affects millions worldwide
Senegal's Constitutional Court has published an official list of five candidates to contest next month's presidential election, including head of state Macky Sall -- but excluding two prominent opposition figures.
Ivory Coast says it had drawn up a list of 148 works of art taken during the colonial period that it wants France to return.
Senegal's culture minister has called for the restitution by France of all Senegalese artwork following a French report urging the return of African art treasures.
Surfers take advantage of an exceptional swell on the Senegalese coast to ride the "Ouakam wave" - one of the most beautiful in the country, according to specialists.
Tens of thousands of people from across Senegal converged on the capital Dakar for the inauguration of a huge mosque, claimed to be the largest in West Africa.
Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said.
Diouf, 35, began her venture a decade ago, investing her savings to buy her own salt flats in Fatick, one of the West African nation's biggest salt mining regions.
According to provincial tally, Sall garnered at least 57 percent of votes, paving the way for his second and final term.
Senegal's former President Abdoulaye Wade has called for a boycott of the West African nation's Feb. 24 elections, accusing the current president of locking down the vote
The presidents of Senegal and The Gambia have inaugurated the Senegambia bridge to facilitate trade and travel in West Africa after decades of delays.
The Museum of Black Civilisations in Senegal has opened this month amid a global conversation about the ownership and legacy of African art.
A former Senegalese foreign minister says the president of Chad became furious after a Hong Kong businessman tried to bribe him with $2 million amid discussions of oil rights.
It’s still not certain whether MDC's leader Nelson Chamisa will agree to appear before a commission of enquiry into deadly post-election violence this week, and DRC's political situation remains "confused" as the country gears up for elections.
Senegal has inaugurated a cyber-security school to strengthen west Africa's defences against computer hackers and use of the internet for terror funding and propaganda.
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