Dakar

 
Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
It was a bright, clear morning in Dakar the day the much anticipated Habré judgment was to be delivered. Hundreds of people were pushing to get into...
City of contrasts celebrates Africa’s freedom
City of contrasts celebrates Africa’s freedom
The waves had let up by the time the fishermen arrived. There were three of them, all muscles and sweat. Their faces glistened; their frayed shirts...
Powerful scions see immunity evaporate
Powerful scions see immunity evaporate
It was something many Senegalese thought they would never see: Karim Wade, the all-powerful former "super minister" and son of former...
Senegal's Sall: The protege who toppled his mentor
Senegal's Sall: The protege who toppled his mentor
Senegal's Macky Sall, a 50-year-old stolid geologist once tipped as Abdoulaye Wade's designated heir, ended by winning the presidency by taking on...
A new chapter for Senegal
A new chapter for Senegal
Senegal's incoming president, Macky Sall, will be remembered as a man of firsts in the West African country's political history. He is the first...
Senegal's Wade in the running for third term
Senegal's Wade in the running for third term
Senegal's presidential candidates held their final rallies and protesters marched in the streets as a respected African statesperson shuttled...
Riots erupt in Senegal's holy city of Tivaouane
Riots erupt in Senegal's holy city of Tivaouane
Violence broke out late on Friday in Tivaouane, the seat of Senegal's largest Islamic brotherhood, the Tidiane, where the mayor's office was burned...
Sahel region faces renewed drought crisis
Sahel region faces renewed drought crisis
For the third time in the past decade, drought has returned to the arid, western shoulder of Africa, bringing hunger to millions. Aid agencies are...
Outcry after Senegal's president buys new plane
Outcry after Senegal's president buys new plane
Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade's purchase of a €32-million airplane from French President Nicolas Sarkozy triggered an uproar on Friday...
Young Senegalese try to wrestle way out of poverty
Young Senegalese try to wrestle way out of poverty
Fortune and fame may be just around the corner for Aliou Faye, who quit his job earlier this year to devote himself full time to becoming a...
Growing a rich knowledge base to boost livelihoods
Growing a rich knowledge base to boost livelihoods
The title of the third biennial Knowledge Management Africa (KMA) conference, which opened on Monday in Senegal, is lofty: Knowledge to...
Dakar court overturns jail terms for homosexuality
Dakar court overturns jail terms for homosexuality
Dakar's court of appeal on Monday overturned jail convictions for homosexuality against nine Senegalese nationals and ordered their immediate...

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