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Six killed in church attack in northern Burkina Faso

Apr 29 2019

DAKAR Unidentified gunmen killed a pastor and five congregants at a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, authorities said, the first attack on a church in a country that has seen an upsurge of Islamist violence this year.

Senegal president pledges action on environment during second term

Apr 02 2019

DAKAR Senegalese President Macky Sall said on Tuesday he would prioritize the environment, youth employment and women's rights during his second term in office. | 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.

Senegalese president favourite in vote as economy booms

Feb 23 2019

DAKAR, Feb 24 Senegalese vote on Sunday in an election President Macky Sall is expected to win after strong economic growth in his first term, while rights groups criticise him for squeezing out rivals.

Simmering stock cube battle shows evolving West African tastes

Feb 20 2019

DAKAR Mamy Gueye conjures up her version of thiebou diola - a marinated fish and rice dish, served with green sorrel leaves - at a roadside eatery in Senegal's capital Dakar. | Video

Senegal's modernising president leads field in upcoming election

Feb 20 2019

DAKAR President Macky Sall is the strong favourite to win Senegal's election on Sunday, boosted by a modernising first term that propelled economic growth although critics accuse him of jailing his rivals for political gain. | Video

Senegal's modernising president leads field in upcoming election

Feb 20 2019

DAKAR President Macky Sall is the strong favourite to win Senegal's election on Sunday, boosted by a modernising first term that propelled economic growth although critics accuse him of jailing his rivals for political gain. | Video

Senegal's modernizing president leads field in upcoming election

Feb 20 2019

DAKAR President Macky Sall is the strong favorite to win Senegal's election on Sunday, boosted by a modernizing first term that propelled economic growth although critics accuse him of jailing his rivals for political gain. | Video

PREVIEW-Senegal's modernising president leads field in upcoming election

Feb 20 2019

* Big-ticket projects boost image of Macky Sall as he seeks re-election

Simmering stock cube battle shows evolving West African tastes

Feb 19 2019

DAKAR, Feb 19 Mamy Gueye conjures up her version of thiebou diola - a marinated fish and rice dish, served with green sorrel leaves - at a roadside eatery in Senegal's capital Dakar.

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