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Morocco: Combating Terrorism With Opportunity
While some think of North Africa as a region of turmoil and unrest half a world away, one nation has emerged as a leader, demonstrating a commitment to cooperation and regional security that can ultimately benefit the interests of theU.S. Morocco, under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, recently deepened its ties in Africa and underscored the ... (more)
Voice of America
Chad Arrests Accused Ex-President's Police Chief
Habre fled to Dakar in 1990 after being ousted in a military coup. The flurry of activity in Chad comes just months after Senegal launched a long-awaited special tribunal to try the former president for crimes against humanity "on behalf of Africa." Chadian justice officials have arrested former police chief Mahamat Djibrine.
Thu May 16, 2013
Summer Guide: Meet me in Saint Louis
The City Museum encourages you to touch the art-and climb over it, and crawl through it, and jump on it.
Chadians hail ex-police chief arrest
It is not clear whether he will be tried in Chad or in Senegal, where Mr Habre is due to go on trial after being held under house arrest there since 2005.
Wed May 15, 2013
Globe and Mail
In Senegal, an African edifice on the precipice
Senegal's controversial $28-million "African Renaissance" statue, depicting a family rising triumphantly from a volcano, is unveiled during its inauguration ceremony in Dakar, April 3, 2010.
Mon May 13, 2013
Global Voices Online
Chad: Interview with Chadian Blogger and Journalist Expelled from Senegal
One of our Observers , Makaila Nguebla , a Chadian opponent in exile in Dakar, was expelled during the night of 7 to 8 May by the Senegalese authorities.
West Africa Struggles to Fill a Climate Knowledge Gap
Africa's Sahel has seen drought and downpours intensify, but scientists don't know whether the long-term trend is drier or wetter.
Sun May 12, 2013
Foreign spending cutbacks in store: Carr
Australia's embassy in Budapest will close as part of budget cuts to foreign affairs and a rejig of aid spending.
Sat May 11, 2013
Phyllis Larkin died peacefully on May 10, 2013 with her children by her side. She will be remembered as a devoted sister, mother and grandmother who provided her family with a model of resilience and independence.
Fri May 10, 2013
IFC will further expand its investments in infrastructure in Senegal
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will further expand its investments in infrastructure in Senegal, as well as continue advising the government on public-private partnerships in infrastructure and other sectors, said Jean Philippe Prosper, IFC Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Globe and Mail
How a billionaire is cutting Africa's 'big men' down to size
Mo Ibrahim is working the room. Tossing off his jacket, rolling up his sleeves and prowling the convention room's stage with microphone in hand, the Sudanese billionaire banters with Macky Sall, the President of Senegal.
Islamist threat remains in Africa, Senegal leader warns
Senegal President Macky Sall urged the countries of Africa's desert north on Friday to remain vigilant against the threat of Islamism which he said remained despite the French military intervention in Mali.
UNICEF: C. African Republic child soldier twice recruited by rebels killed by angry mob
DAKAR, Senegal - An angry mob stoned to death a 17-year-old soldier in Central African Republic who had been freed from a rebel group and moved to the capital for his own safety only to be re-recruited by armed fighters, the U.N. children's agency said Friday.
Mail & Guardian
Powerful scions see immunity evaporate
It was something many Senegalese thought they would never see: Karim Wade, arrested at his home and put behind bars in Dakar's infamous prison.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Red Cross visits 12 kidnapped by Senegal rebels
DAKAR, Senegal The International Committee of the Red Cross said in a statement that they visited 12 employees of a South African bomb disposal firm currently being held by rebels from the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance.
People's Daily Online
Senior CPC leader meets Senegalese guests
Senior Communist Party of China leader Liu Yunshan on Wednesday met with a delegation of the Alliance for the Republic of Senegal led by Mbaye Ndiaye, minister of state at the presidency and a member of Senegal's national directory.
Tue May 07, 2013
Senegal: Income-Generating Projects for Displaced in Casamance
With support from the International Committee of the Red Cross , 40 people displaced by the armed conflict in Casamance are about to participate in small income-generating projects.
The Charlotte Observer
WWF: Seleka rebels from CAR invade elephant park
DAKAR, Senegal The WWF said in a statement that suspected poachers belonging to the Seleka rebel group have entered one of Africa's most unique elephant habitats in the Central African Republic, and park guards saw them shooting in the direction of elephants.
DAKAR, Senegal Eight of the 10 worst nations in which to be a mother are in West and Central Africa, and the two others are also African countries, according to a new report by the international children's charity Save the Children.
Warsaw Business Journal
Polish companies to invest in Senegal
Polish capital group Orenore Investment is investing in energy projects in Senegal, Puls Biznesu reported.