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At least 140 Europe-bound migrants drown off Senegal coast: UN

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At least 140 Europe-bound migrants drowned off the coast of Senegal when their boat caught fire and capsized, marking the deadliest shipwreck recorded this...

Senegal shipwreck claims 140 lives

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In the deadliest shipwreck recorded to date this year, at least 140 people drowned after a vessel carrying about 200 migrants sank off Senegal,...

Piriou begins construction of first Senegalese patrol vessel

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French shipyard Piriou has launched construction of the first of three OPV 58S offshore patrol vessels for Senegal’s navy. The first steel was cut on...

US, Senegalese naval leaders plan new Naval Infantry Symposium

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The commander of US Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa has travelled to Senegal to discuss future opportunities for collaboration with the head of...

USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams operates with the Senegalese Navy

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The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams conducted passing and communications exercises with Senegalese naval counterpart patrol vessel Kedougou in the Atlantic Ocean...

Senegal soldiers coronavirus positive

Nearly 100 Senegalese soldiers tested positive for coronavirus after returning home from a deployment in neighbouring Gambia, a military source said. The source said testing...

Senegal port seeks removal of 2 700 tonnes of chemical that...

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The port of Senegal’s capital Dakar on Thursday said it had requested the removal of around 2 700 tonnes of highly explosive ammonium nitrate...

ISS: Governing in West Africa and Lake Chad Basin during COVID-19

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As countries in the region navigate the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, their governments should learn lessons from the management of the crisis so...

US, Senegalese naval leaders reaffirm commitment to partnership

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Major General Patrick J Hermesmann, commander of US Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, spoke by phone with Rear Admiral Oumar Wade, chief of...

No firm date for Senegal’s L-39NG deliveries

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Senegal is due to receive four L-39NG jets two years after the contract becomes effective with Czech manufacturer Aero Vodochody, but a delivery date...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...