Senegal Newswire (Page 14)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Senegal. (Page 14)

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  1. UN: Congo must stop rights violations by its armed forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | The Washington Post

    DAKAR, Senegal - The U.N. commissioner for human rights has called on Congo's government to stop human rights violations by its armed forces. Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said Monday that as security has deteriorated in the Central African country, there are multiple, credible allegations that soldiers are targeting people with ties to a local militia in Kasai province.

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  2. News 11 Mins Ago Un: Congo must stop rights violations by its armed forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The U.N. commissioner for human rights has called on Congo's government to stop human rights violations by its armed ...

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  3. Gambian president releases 174 prisonersRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    ... Central Prisons. Adama Barrow is pictured during the swear-in ceremony at the Gambian embassy in Dakar, capital of Senegal, on Jan. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Cisse) BANJUL, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Gambian President Adama Barrow Saturday night released 174 ...

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  4. .com | New Gambian president thanks unified nation, promises reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | News24

    ... that echoed the official one last month. Barrow first took the oath of office at Gambia's embassy in neighboring Senegal in January as former leader Yahya Jammeh refused to cede power. International pressure, including the threat of a regional ...

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  5. Gambia celebrates Barrow's inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Thousands celebrated Saturday as new Gambian President Adama Barrow retook his oath of office, a month after he was sworn in across the border in neighbouring Senegal during a tense power struggle. February 18 is also the anniversary of The Gambia's independence from Britain, but many are also calling the day the birth of a third republic following the ousting of Yahya Jammeh at the ballot box.

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  6. Gambiaa s new president marks inauguration as nation cheersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Pattaya Mail

    Several heads of state attended the event for President Adama Barrow, a chance for Gambians to witness a swearing-in that echoed the official one a month ago. Barrow first took the oath at Gambia's embassy in neighboring Senegal in January as former leader Yahya Jammeh refused to cede power.

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  7. Gambia: Adama Barrow Sworn in On Home Soil As PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... supporters from his vehicle. Barrow first took oath in an official ceremony at The Gambia's embassy in neighbouring Senegal in January, as former leader Yahya Jammeh refused to cede power. International pressure and the threat of regional military ...

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  8. Malik Dime returns for Washington following two-game suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Seattle Times

    ... during a pregame ceremony for seniors in the home finale. His mother Oumy made the long flight from Dakar, Senegal to watch his last game in front of UW fans. The Huskies returned their rim protector to the starting lineup, which greatly enhances ...

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  9. Gambia's new president pledges fresh start, economic reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Reuters

    ... under the erratic 22-year rule of his predecessor. Barrow was sworn into office a month ago during a brief exile in Senegal as Yahya Jammeh refused to accept his defeat in a December election. Jammeh fled into exile days later as troops from West ...

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  10. Thousands attend inauguration ceremony for Gambia's presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Independent.ie

    ... political stand-off with its former leader. He was sworn into office last month at Gambia's embassy in neighbouring Senegal as former leader Yahya Jammeh refused to cede power. International pressure, including the threat of a regional military ...

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  11. Florence Kiplagat wins Barcelona Half MarathonRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    ... the record in the future." Elsewhere, Kenya Under 20 National team lost 0-4 in their second friendly match against Senegal last night at the Leopold Sedar Stadium in Dakar. The team had earlier lost 2-0 on Friday to the hosts. However, the Kenyan ...

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  12. Liverpool star Sadio Mane's family home in Senegal attacked by...Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Relatives fled his house in Malika, near the capital Dakar, when it was targeted following last month's quarter-final exit to rivals Cameroon. Thugs threatened them again at his uncle's house and trashed a A 26,000 SUV that Mane, 24-Africa's most expensive player - had bought him.

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  13. Liverpool ace Sadio Mane has family home trashed while away at Africa ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Daily Star

    ... Malika, near the capital Dakar, due to the attack. SADIO MANE was the only player to miss in the penalty shootout as Senegal were knocked out in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations. He transferred to Liverpool in 2016 for a fee of 34 ...

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  14. DP World chairman highlights value of trade at World Government SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    How long-term partnerships between governments and the private sector can help Senegal and other African nations develop their economies was the focus of a discussion between the global trade enabler's Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and Senegalese President Macky Sall on the opening day of the World Government Summit. DP World published a trade impact report with EY on the role of its Dakar Container Terminal at the event, noting that 31,000 Senegalese nationals have been supported by the company's activities with a 63 % increase in Dakar's imports and exports between 2010 and 2015 as a result of infrastructure investments.

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  15. Journey Without Maps: 41 - Senegal, Segment 1Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2017 | A-Infos Radio Project

    Journey Without Maps is a production of WERA-LP 96.7 FM and Arlington Independent Media. For archives, updates, and to broadcast the episodes on your station, contact: http://www.wera.fm http://vk.com/journeywithoutmaps/ Psychedelic soul, talking drums, traditional griot songs, and hip hop from Senegal.

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  16. 7 African countries favoured for infrastructure investment in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | GhanaWeb

    ... to functioning physical entity in Africa. Expect more private equity players to enter into this space in 2017. Senegal Senegal is ideally located at the intersection of global shipping and regional trucking routes. The country is already working on ...

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  17. Tusker FC to play AS Port Louis Saturday afternoonRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2017 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    ... took over from his country mate Paul Nkata early in the season. Meanwhile national Under 20 soccer team lost 2-0 to Senegal, in a friendly match played in Dakar Friday night. The Kenyan team conceded on the eighth minute before another penalty was ...

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  18. Forced evictions dragging down African investment: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... and energy projects caused tensions. Alioune Gueye, President of the Federation of Peasant Landowners in Senegal, was quoted in the report saying that "companies feel they can cut a deal with the government, raze the land, and create vast ...

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  19. Huskies forward Malik Dime suspended indefinitely following altercation with fans at ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... of my actions. I look forward to putting this incident behind me and moving forward." Dime, a native of Dakar, Senegal, is in his second season at UW after transferring from Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa. He moved from Dakar to ...

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  20. Forced evictions fuel African land disputes, hit investments - activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... their home and that they don't want to give it up," he said on the sidelines of a conference on land rights held in Senegal's capital of Dakar. Foreign companies are increasingly seeing these disputes as a major business risk, and respecting the ...

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