Senegal

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 16th, 2013
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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 6th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Former quarter-finalists Ghana and Senegal are among five countries a point away from clinching a place in the final stage of Africa’s World Cup qualifying campaign as the preliminary group phase concludes this weekend. Seven groups are yet to be decided with the winners set t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 23rd, 2013
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A picture has emerged apparently showing Muslim footballer Papiss Cisse at a casino table. It comes as the Newcastle striker is at loggerheads with the club over their decision to replace old sponsor Virgin Money with pay-day loan company Wonga. Cisse, who is one of a number of Muslim players at Newc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jul 2nd, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Senegalese authorities charged former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre with criminal acts against humankind and remanded him in custody on Tuesday in an indictment seen by numerous as a breakthrough for African equity. The 70-year-old was additionally accused of war criminal ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Jun 27th, 2013
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It is Mr Obama’s second visit to the continent since he became president. He is hoping to boost economic ties with the African countries and promote good governance – all the countries he is visiting have stable democracies. The South African leg of his trip is expected to be overshadowed...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jun 26th, 2013
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In what was another historic moment, the First family today embarked upon an eight-day trip to Africa aimed at reviving U.S. engagement with the continent, although that will be overshadowed by the uncertain health of South Africa hero Nelson Mandela Obama’s trip, his second to the continent as...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jun 24th, 2013
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This week my regular Monday commentary is presented in the form of a “flash drama” on Obama (a sub-genre of theatrical play sometimes described as a “ten minute one-act play”). The scene is a barbershop somewhere in Africa. Two young African college friends are talking soccer as they await their turn...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 15th, 2013
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DAKAR, Senegal – A lawyer for the son of Senegal’s former president says his client has been taken into police custody. Karim Wade is believed to have amassed a personal fortune of more than $1.3 billion, and a special prosecutor has been investigating the possible embezzlement of state f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Senegal
Mar 15th, 2013
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DAKAR — The son of former Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade was given one month by the nation’s anti-corruption court Friday to explain how he had come by assets allegedly worth over one billion euros, judicial sources said. Karim Wade is alleged to own a number of foreign companies including...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 14th, 2013
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By Said Temsamani On March 15, King Mohammed VI will begin an African tour that will take him successively to Senegal, Ivory Coast and Gabon. This tour is formalized within the scope of historical relationships between the kingdom and these three countries where Morocco has “consolidated its position...