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Senegal: Opposition supporters detained on public disorder charges
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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
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Senegal’s Sall calls for calm; opposition leader urges protests
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Food blogger brings African dishes online
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‘Descend on streets’: Senegal opposition calls for mass protests
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Dakar disorder after arrest of Senegal's main opposition leader
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Senegal clashes kill one after opposition leader arrested
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Senegal’s storage challenges limit COVID vaccine options
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Senegal to ease coronavirus curfew as protests spread to capitalSenegal's government said on Thursday it would relax slightly a dawn-to-dusk curfew after protesters in Dakar set tyres on fire and threw stones in demonstrations against the restrictions imposed..
Coronavirus protests spread to Senegal's capitalProtestors in Dakar set tyres on fire and threw stones at security forces on Wednesday night during protests over a nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed almost three months ago because of the..
Senegal postpones school restart after teachers test positive for coronavirusSenegal has postponed the restart of schools until further notice after several teachers tested positive for the new coronavirus, the education ministry said late on Monday.
Senegalese tourism hot spot struggles without visitorsLionel Lopez grimaces as he looks at the stagnant green water in the bottom of the pool at his hotel in Senegal's Saloum Delta. He drained it after the global pandemic closed borders, bringing West..
Giant 'noble' thiof gives Senegalese fish-lovers crumbs of comfortSenegalese shoppers have found one small piece of comfort among all the coronavirus chaos - a dive in the price of thiof, a fish at the heart of their national dish.
Senegal to re-open mosques, ease restrictions as coronavirus cases jumpSenegalese President Macky Sall announced the re-opening of mosques and churches and the easing of other restrictions imposed to contain the coronavirus, even as the largest one-day jump in cases was..
Second wave of COVID-19 cases sweeps Senegal's holy citySenegal's holy city of Touba is fighting a second wave of COVID-19 infections, dashing hopes that swift action by authorities had stopped the new coronavirus from spreading in the one-time epicentre.
Senegal groups get homeless children off streets amid coronavirusThe boys cheer as they play a ball game in the courtyard of a medical centre in Dakar that has become a refuge for Senegal's street children since the coronavirus further upended their lives.
Stranded foreign students in Dakar live in coronavirus limboAfter Senegal ordered universities to shut over the coronavirus outbreak, Ousmane Issaka, a student from Niger, found himself having to sleep on the pavement outside his shuttered dormitory in Dakar,..
Coronavirus leaves Senegal's street children more exposed than everDozens of children in plastic sandles and shabby clothing rounded a street corner in Senegal's capital Dakar and sprinted towards a car manned by volunteers bearing sandwiches and water.
Senegal's graffiti artists join fight against coronavirusThe mural stretched over 10 metres of wall in Senegal's seaside capital Dakar shows a giant pair of hands reaching out for sanitiser, and a woman in hoop earrings and a facemask colored blue, red, gold..
In coronavirus, Senegal rappers find a new enemy to fightDressed in hooded medical suits and protective goggles, Senegal's activist hip-hop group Y'en a Marre rap about washing hands, disposing of used tissues and avoiding crowds in their latest release:..
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Senegal orders all schools closed in response to coronavirusSenegal's President Macky Sall on Saturday ordered all schools and universities closed for the next three weeks and religious festivals canceled in response to a coronavirus outbreak that has infected..
Senegal confirms third and fourth coronavirus casesSenegalese authorities reported two new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total to four since the first case was confirmed there on Monday.
Visit to Senegal salon sealed Ravi Pujari's fateIn January 2019, when a policeman called out his real name, the gangster who had assumed the false identity of a man named Anthony, couldn't stop himself from responding. Pujari had been under the..
25 year chase for Indian gangster endsAfter over two decades, gangster Ravi Pujari was identified in photos of a football tournament that he had sponsored in Senegal
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Gangster Ravi Pujari arrested in South Africa, extraditedFugitive gangster Ravi Pujari has been arrested in South Africa and being brought to India by a team of officials, including senior IPS officers from Karnataka, a top police official said on Sunday...
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Senegal President's brother resigns after allegations of energy fraudThe brother of Senegal's President Macky Sall has resigned from his government post after allegations of fraud relating to natural gas contracts, he said on Monday.
Senegal police detain protesters amid outcry over gas dealSenegalese riot police fired tear gas and detained more than 20 people on Friday at an unsanctioned protest in Dakar over a BBC report of allegations the president's brother was involved in fraud..
BBC report on corruption in Senegal gas deal sparks furore; Opposition leaders in Dakar accuse govt of secrecyThe BBC report on Sunday, which President Macky Sall's brother has denied, delved into contracts deriving from the discovery of major oil and gas reserves off the coast of the poor West African state.
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