Post Tagged with: "Senegal"

Senegalese voters cast ballots after tense election campaign

July 30, 2017 10:30 pm
Senegalese voters cast ballots after tense election campaign

A man picks ballot papers prior to casting his vote in Senegal’s legislative election, on July 30, 2017 in Dakar. (Photo by AFP) Senegalese voters cast ballots Sunday to elect a new parliament, a test run for President Macky Sall ahead of a 2019 presidential election and after a campaign […]

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New Gambian president Adama Barrow set to return from Senegal on Thursday

January 25, 2017 10:30 am
New Gambian president Adama Barrow set to return from Senegal on Thursday

This handout file photo released by the Senegalese presidency on January 19, 2017, shows Adama Barrow during his swearing-in ceremony as the president of the Gambia at the Gambian embassy in Dakar, Senegal. (Via AFP) President Adama Barrow is set to return from neighboring Senegal to the Gambia after his […]

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Adama Barrow lands in Senegal amid political crisis in Gambia

January 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Adama Barrow lands in Senegal amid political crisis in Gambia

Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow (C) flanked by his supporters arrives at a hotel in the capital, Banjul, for a meeting with four African heads of state, December 13, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Gambia’s opposition leader Adama Barrow, who was declared the winner of the December presidential election, has landed in […]

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Senegal defends UNSC vote on halting Israeli settlement

December 25, 2016 10:30 pm
Senegal defends UNSC vote on halting Israeli settlement

Senegal’s government spokesman Seydou Gueye Senegal has defended its recent UNSC vote to halt Israel’s illegal settlement activities on Palestinian territories, after Tel Aviv recalls its ambassador to Dakar. “Senegal’s position must be saluted. The international community hails Senegal’s stance, especially the Muslim nations,” said government spokesman Seydou Gueye in […]

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Happy Senegalese comedian Moussier Tombola

July 1, 2015 6:44 pm
Happy Senegalese comedian Moussier Tombola

Moussier Tombola is a Senegalese comedian based in France. He also does stand-up in various shows.  He has an  amazing talent and any where he is, you can always distinguish him from his mates through his talent. He is always happy when on stage performing to the audience. Many people […]

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Reckless Son of former Senegal president, Karim Wade sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for corruption

March 23, 2015 2:36 pm
Reckless Son of former Senegal president, Karim Wade sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for corruption

Karim Wade, the flamboyant son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade, has been sentenced to six years in prison for financial impropriety and corruption. 46 year old Karim who was nicknamed “Minister of Heaven and Earth” during his tenure as Minister was found guilty of “illicit enrichment”. He had gone […]

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US military has withdrawn from Ebola fight

February 11, 2015 3:52 pm
US military has withdrawn from Ebola fight

The US military plans to withdraw most troops deployed in West Africa to help stem the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, the Pentagon says, ending a five-month mission. A force that at one point reached 2800 has been scaled back to about 1300 troops and “nearly all will return […]

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Senegal

December 20, 2012 5:51 am

Senegal, republic in western Africa, bounded on the north by Mauritania, on the east by Mali, on the south by Guinea and Guinea-Bissau, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. The Gambia, a small, narrow country, forms an enclave in southern Senegal, extending inland along the Gambia River. The republic’s total area […]

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