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Coronavirus restrictions in Ivory Coast and Senegal

The presidents of Ivory Coast and Senegal, two of West Africa’s largest economies, declared states of emergency, imposing curfews and travel restrictions in response...

More coronavirus cases in Senegal

Senegalese authorities reported two new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to four since the first case was confirmed earlier this week. Senegal is the...

Senegal confirms first COVID-19 case

Senegal’s health minister announced the first case of coronavirus in the country, the second in sub-Saharan Africa after one confirmed in Nigeria last week....

Senegal close to acquiring another CN235 from Indonesia

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Senegal’s Air Force is close to acquiring another CN235 transport aircraft from Indonesian Aerospace, after having acquired several from the Asian manufacturer. A representative from...

Air Senegal to acquire eight A220 airliners

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The new Senegalese national carrier Air Senegal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire eight A220-300 aircraft from Airbus. The MoU was signed...

Senegalese Air Force Chief flies L-39NG

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The Chief of the Senegalese Air Force, General Joseph Mamadou Diop, has flown the Aero Vodochody L-39NG for the first time. Senegal is the...

Senegal president pardons political rival

]Senegal President Macky Sall pardoned a chief political rival, the former mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall jailed in 2018 on corruption charges. Khalifa Sall,...

Indian frigate visiting African countries

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The Indian Navy frigate INS Tarkash has visited Senegal and is due in Nigeria as part of its overseas deployment to Africa, Europe and...

French military upgrades air transit hub in Senegal

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French Air Force engineers have finished work on several upgrades at Senegal’s Blaise Diagne International Airport, which will become the main transit facility for...

US equipment grant boosts security at Senegalese airport

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US and Senegalese officials have inaugurated two body scanners and four explosives trace detectors at the passenger checkpoint for outbound flights inside Blaise Diagne...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...