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Senegal’s Wade offers rivals cabinet jobs before poll

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Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade late offered two key rivals cabinet jobs in exchange for working with him in the run up to...

Commercial flights between Senegal and Guinea resume

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Commercial flights between Guinea and Senegal resumed yesterday after Senegal closed its airspace to its southern neighbour following the grounding of a...

Senegal shuts down airspace linking Guinea

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Senegal banned all planes travelling to or from Guinea from using its airspace following a row over a Senegalese plane grounded in...

Power cuts slow Senegal’s 2011 growth -IMF

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The International Monetary Fund has revised down its 2011 economic growth forecast for Senegal to 4 percent, due to the country's power...

Critic of Senegal president jailed over letter

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A Senegalese opposition activist was jailed for two years after he was found guilty of threatening the lives of judges if they...

Senegal secures US$560 mln financing for new airport

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Senegal has secured 406 million euros ($560 million) in long-term financing from several banks for the construction of a new airport, the...

Singer N’Dour weighs in on Senegal election

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Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour has stepped up his drive to hold politicians in his West African country to account ahead of February...

Guinea president says Senegal, Gambia knew of attack

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Guinea President Alpha Conde said he believes the governments of Senegal and Gambia were complicit in a failed attempt to assassinate him...

Senegal hikes presidential poll fees to dissuade showmen

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Senegal yesterday increased the fees presidential candidates must pay to contest the February vote to 65 million CFA Francs from 25 million...

Mosquito resistance to bednets fuels malaria worries

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Mosquitoes can quickly develop resistance to insecticide-treated nets, a study from Senegal shows, raising fears that a leading method of preventing the...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...