Senegal Newswire (Page 11)

Senegal Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Senegal. (Page 11)

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  1. UN refugee agency condemns LRA's kidnapping of CongoleseRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... motivational speaker, a poet, a songwriter and one of the "kindest women you will ever meet," on her many... DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The U.N. refugee agency is condemning the kidnapping of several Congolese refugees by the Lord's Resistance Army rebel ...

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  2. Diagnosing infectious diseases at the point-of-careRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... before the three-year project ends in October 2015, and have chosen two locations: the Pasteur Institute in Dakar, Senegal (with 'bio-banked' samples); and the Medical Center in Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo (with recruitment and testing of ...

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  3. Ghana submits declaration to combat transnational crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    ... judicial system to handle transnational organised crime. About WACAP WACAP was set up in November 2012 in Dakar, Senegal to provide a forum for practitioners in the sub-region to discuss problems relating to international co-operation in criminal ...

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  4. Chad: Habre-Era Agents Convicted of TortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of the "most feared torturers in Chad" by a 1992 Chadian Truth Commission. Both men were also wanted by a court in Senegal trying Hissne Habr, but Chad declined to transfer them. "Twenty-four years after the end of the Habr dictatorship, and ...

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  5. Chad court convicts Habre-era security officials of war crimes, toRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | AlertNet

    November 25, 2005, file photo: Former Chad President Hissene Habre makes declarations to media as he leaves a court in Dakar, Senegal. REUTERS/Aliou Mbaye N'DJAMENA, March 25 - A court in Chad on Wednesday found 20 current and former security agents who served under ousted ruler Hissene Habre guilty of atrocities committed during his rule in the 1980s, including war crimes and torture.

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  6. The ever-moving Moorish music of Noura MintRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... highlife of Accra. But vast Mauritania, an Islamic Republic neighbouring Mali to the east, Algeria to the north and Senegal to the south, is less familiar on world music circuits. With sandstorms blowing in from the Sahara and cultural strains from ...

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  7. Senegal ex-PM's son to appeal anti-graft court rulingRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Lawyers of Karim Wade, a former minister and son of Senegal's ex-president Abdoulaye Wade, sentenced to six years in prison for acquiring wealth illegally, have vowed to appeal the ruling. "We are heading to the Supreme Court this evening to file an appeal," Me Seydou Diagne, one of his lawyers, told media in Dakar.

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  8. Arik Air strengthens Dakar route with Abuja, Accra connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Arik Air, West and Central Africa's largest carrier is extending its Abuja-Accra service to Dakar, Senegal from March 24, 2015. Similarly, the Lagos-Dakar service will be strengthened to six weekly flights with a new thrice weekly Lagos-Accra-Dakar service.

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  9. Karim Wade sentenced in graft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Karim Wade, the son of former Senegal president Abdoulaye Wade bidding to follow his father to the top office, was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday in a deeply divisive graft case. The flamboyant former minister was found guilty of "illicit enrichment" and fined the equivalent of more than 210 million euros .

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  10. Senegal Jails Ex-president's Son for 6 Years for CorruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Voice of America

    Supporters of main opposition Senegalese Democratic Party hold posters of former Senegalese president Abdulaye Wade and his son Karim during a protest in Dakar, April 23, 2013. A special court in Senegal sentenced the son of former President Abdoulaye Wade to six years in prison for corruption on Monday and ordered him to pay a 138 billion CFA franc fine, dashing his hopes of competing in elections due in 2017.

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  11. A year after Ebola discovered, relapses seen in fight to end itRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... had mostly occurred in isolated rural locations but this epidemic has spread across borders to Nigeria, Mali and Senegal. The biggest remaining hotspot is a wedge of land immediately behind a 150-km (95-mile) strip of coastline between Conakry and ...

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  12. News of the day from across the globe, March 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | SFGate

    ... have been killed in Africa in recent years as demand for ivory in Asia increases. Corruption conviction: The son of Senegal's powerful former president was convicted Monday on corruption charges and sentenced to six years in prison with a fine of ...

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  13. The next Obafemi Martins? Nigeria Under-20 striker scores screamerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Business News

    ... striker with a great future ahead of him, the Nigerian striker was the man of the moment in the final against Senegal's under-20 team. His crowning moment came in the first half of the encounter with Bulbwa netting an opening goal of such quality, ...

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  14. Son of Senegal's ex-president gets 6 years for corruptionRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The son of Senegal's powerful former president was convicted Monday on corruption charges and sentenced to six years in prison with a fine of nearly $230 million in a verdict that could reopen the wounds of the hard-fought 2012 elections. Karim Wade, who held several high level Cabinet positions in the government of his father Abdoulaye Wade, was charged with illegally accumulating a fortune of at least $200 million.

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  15. .com | Graft: Senegal jails former president's sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | News24

    A special court in Senegal sentenced the son of former President Aboulaye Wade to six years in prison on Monday and ordered him to pay a 138 billion CFA franc fine, dashing his hopes of competing in presidential elections due in 2017. Karim Wade, who has been in detention since April 2013, was chosen by the main opposition party, the Senegalese Democratic Party , as its presidential candidate on Saturday, raising the stakes ahead of the verdict.

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  16. Africa's Overlooked Modernist Architecture from an Era of IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Hyperallergic

    Foire Internationale de Dakar, Dakar , by Jean Francois Lamoureux & Jean-Louis Marin, 1974 Futuristic pyramids and boxy concrete forms rose up with the modernist architecture of Africa in the 1960s and '70s, although beyond the continent the radical forms aren't widely recognized. Growth following independence from colonialism in Ghana, Kenya, CA te d'Ivoire, Zambia, and Senegal coincided with this radical new aesthetic, dotting the countries with striking buildings that represented a new optimism.

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  17. AYC 2015: Hosts Senegal to battle Nigeria for titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Senegal U-20 qualified for the final of the 2015 African Youth Championship after defeating Mali 2-1 in their last four clash in Dakar on Thursday. The young Lions will be facing Nigeria, who enjoyed a 2-0 victory over Ghana in the other semi-final on Wednesday, in their first ever AYC final.

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  18. Education in Africa needs radical overhauling - SpioRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    The Minister for Trade and Industry of Ghana, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has told a summit conference on Higher Education in Africa that the content of the Continent's educational system needs radical overhauling if African University graduates are to more readily find employment. Dr. Spio-Garbrah was speaking in Dakar, Senegal, at the three-day African Higher Education Summit, attended by some 800 ministers, ambassadors, university vice chancellors and professors, educational planners, as well as officials of major multilateral and bilateral institutions and non-governmental organizations.

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  19. Senegal advances to final of 2015 African U20 ChampionshipRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Ibrahima Sy, goalie of Senegal, gestures during the semifinal of the 2015 African U20 Championship against Mali in Dakar, Senegal, March 19, 2015. Senegal advanced to the final with 2-1.

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  20. We were not clinical - TettehRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Dakar, Mar. 19, GNA - Black Satellites' coach Sellas Tetteh has blamed lack of potency upfront for his side's semi-finals defeat to Nigeria at the African Youth Championship , in Senegal. Ghana lost 2-0 to Nigeria to miss any hope of playing at the finals with the winner of host Senegal and Mali in Dakar on Sunday.

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