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Juliette Jabkhiro

Senegal president wins re-election on back of economic boom, opposition unhappy

Feb 28 2019

DAKAR Senegal President Macky Sall comfortably won another term in office in last Sunday's election, provisional figures showed on Thursday, giving him five more years to finish a raft of modernizing projects. | Video

Senegal president's camp claims re-election victory but opposition cries foul

Feb 24 2019

DAKAR/FATICK, Senegal Senegal President Macky Sall's team claimed he won re-election in the first-round of voting on Sunday, but the opposition said preliminary election results showed a run-off was unavoidable.

Forced to beg, Senegal's 'talibes' face exploitation and abuse

Feb 22 2019

SAINT-LOUIS, Senegal An eight-year-old boy fled his Koranic school in Saint-Louis, Senegal this month after he said a teacher threatened to beat him for not earning enough money begging on the street.

Explainer: What's at stake in Congo's presidential election?

Dec 18 2018

DAKAR Democratic Republic of Congo will vote on Dec. 23 in a long-delayed election that could enable the vast Central African country's first democratic transfer of power since independence from Belgium in 1960. | Video

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