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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...

Senegalese take to streets urging leader to quit

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Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Senegal to urge President Abdoulaye Wade to abandon plans to stand for re-election next...

Senegal bans city centre protests before anti-Wade march

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Senegal banned political rallies in the centre of the capital Dakar two days before a planned march to protest against 85-year-old President...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...