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Senegal: Country on the coast of West Africa
Senegal, officially the Republic of Senegal, is a country in West Africa. Senegal is bordered by Mauritania in the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast, and Guinea-Bissau to the southwest. Senegal nearly surrounds The Gambia, a country occupying a narrow sliver of land along the banks of the Gambia River, which separates Senegal's southern region of Casamance from the rest of the country. Senegal also shares a maritime border with Cape Verde. Senegal's economic and political capital is Dakar.


Senegal: Opposition supporters detained on public disorder charges [Video]

Senegal: Opposition supporters detained on public disorder charges

Several members of Senegal's opposition and high profile civil society activists are expected to appear in a court in Dakar.

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Cry Like a Boy in Senegal: Meet Dakar's male doulas fighting for gender equality in pregnancies [Video]

Cry Like a Boy in Senegal: Meet Dakar's male doulas fighting for gender equality in pregnancies

Cry Like a Boy in Senegal: Meet Dakar's male doulas fighting for gender equality in pregnancies

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Senegal unrest: Sonko tells Al Jazeera he has committed no crime [Video]

Senegal unrest: Sonko tells Al Jazeera he has committed no crime

Al Jazeera interviewed Senegal opposition figure Ousmane Sonko who tells us he has committed no crime.

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Senegal opposition leader urges 'much larger', 'peaceful' protests [Video]

Senegal opposition leader urges 'much larger', 'peaceful' protests

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Senegal opposition leader released as new clashes erupt [Video]

Senegal opposition leader released as new clashes erupt

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Senegal’s Sall calls for calm; opposition leader urges protests [Video]

Senegal’s Sall calls for calm; opposition leader urges protests

Court releases Ousmane Sonko under judicial supervision pending his rape trial after arrest sparked deadly protests.

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Food blogger brings African dishes online [Video]

Food blogger brings African dishes online

In the growing field of African social media "influencers", Senegal-based food blogger Karelle Vignon-Vullierme has carved out a juicy piece for herself.

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‘Descend on streets’: Senegal opposition calls for mass protests [Video]

‘Descend on streets’: Senegal opposition calls for mass protests

Demonstrations appear to be the beginning of a movement, not the end.

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Dakar disorder after arrest of Senegal's main opposition leader [Video]

Dakar disorder after arrest of Senegal's main opposition leader

Clashes erupted in Senegal's capital Dakar on Thursday after the arrest of key opposition leader Ousmane Sonko.

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Senegal clashes kill one after opposition leader arrested [Video]

Senegal clashes kill one after opposition leader arrested

First confirmed protester death in clashes since Ousmane Sonko was detained on Wednesday for ‘disturbing public order’.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:29Published
Senegal’s storage challenges limit COVID vaccine options [Video]

Senegal’s storage challenges limit COVID vaccine options

Al Jazeera talk to doctors in Senegal about the challenges of getting coronavirus vaccines to its most remote villages.

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Senegal launches vaccination campaign with China's Sinopharm [Video]

Senegal launches vaccination campaign with China's Sinopharm

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:44Published

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