Tens of thousands of people from across Senegal converged on the capital Dakar on Friday for the inauguration of a huge mosque, claimed to be the largest in West Africa. Muslim faithful arrived by bus, car or on foot in the poor district of Bopp, home to the new Massalikul[…]
Migrants from Africa demanding the right to travel to the US and Canada clashed with Mexican military police after Mexico cracked down on free migration in response to US threats of economic retaliation. Nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Angola, Senegal, Cameroon, and several other African countries, stuck[…]
At least 16 people have been killed and hundreds of others injured in accidents in Senegal in recent days as pilgrims headed to a major Sufi Muslim religious gathering, firefighters said Sunday. Millions of people were making their journey home from the town of Touba in central Senegal on Sunday,[…]
Karim Wade, the convicted son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade, has been released from prison in Senegal after being granted a presidential pardon. Wade was immediately flown to Qatar after President Macky Sall’s decree early Friday, local media reported. He was initially sentenced in 2012 to six years in prison and[…]
Senegal has been declared free of Ebola after 42 days passed without a new confirmed case, the World Health Organisation has said. “WHO officially declares the Ebola outbreak in Senegal over and commends the country on its diligence to end the transmission of the virus,” the UN health agency said[…]
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