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World - Africa
3/24/2024 12:31:54 PM
Senegal began voting Sunday for a new president in an unpredictable race following three years of turmoil and political crisis.

World - Africa
3/7/2024 3:34:39 PM
Senegal on Thursday looked set to elect a new president at the end of March and ease the crisis triggered by the delay to the presidential poll, but the exact date of the vote remained uncertain.

World - Africa
2/26/2024 3:50:14 PM
Senegal's President Macky Sall was on Monday due to begin talks to end weeks of political turmoil and decide a date for the delayed presidential poll, but major political and social stakeholders have said they will not attend.

World - Africa
2/17/2024 3:32:27 PM
Thousands on Saturday joined the first authorized protest in Senegal's capital since President Macky Sall postponed elections for his successor before a top court overturned his ruling.

World - Africa
2/15/2024 11:15:34 PM
Several government opponents were released from prison in Senegal on Thursday, two lawyers told AFP, amid a political crisis that has gripped the country since the presidential election was delayed.

World - Africa
2/12/2024 10:13:24 PM
Senegalese civil society and opposition kept up the pressure on President Macky Sall on Monday, the eve of a planned march against the delay to this month's presidential election which has already unleashed deadly unrest across the country.

World - Africa
2/10/2024 10:48:24 PM
Senegal's political crisis deepened as a second person died Saturday in increasingly violent protests against President Macky Sall's decision to postpone upcoming presidential elections.

World - Africa
2/6/2024 10:51:09 PM
Senegal's opposition on Tuesday denounced a "constitutional coup" after parliament voted to delay the presidential election by 10 months, plunging the country into its worst crisis in decades.

World - Africa
2/4/2024 10:21:34 PM
Protesters and police clashed in the Senegalese capital Dakar and at least one senior opposition figure was arrested Sunday, a day after President Macky Sall announced the indefinite postponement of the presidential election.

World - Africa
7/4/2023 11:38:25 AM
Senegalese President Macky Sall declared Monday evening that he will not run for a third term in next year’s elections, ending years of uncertainty over his political future that had helped fuel deadly opposition protests last month.

World - Africa
7/3/2023 3:27:50 PM
Senegal braced for a potential showdown on Monday as President Macky Sall prepared to make a long-awaited announcement on whether he plans to seek a controversial third term.

Business - Economy
6/22/2023 5:48:17 PM
A group of wealthy nations and multilateral development banks have promised to mobilise 2.5 billion euros to help Senegal reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, President Macky Sall said Thursday.

World - Africa
6/20/2023 8:37:13 PM
Senegalese President Macky Sall on Tuesday vowed to strengthen "democracy and freedom" in his country, in his first public reaction to deadly unrest sparked by the conviction of a popular opposition leader.

World - Africa
3/24/2023 11:20:00 PM
The Senegalese opposition kept up the pressure on the government on Friday, calling for fresh protests over the high-stakes trial of one of its leaders.

Business - Economy
1/25/2023 10:10:18 PM
Under the Chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Senegal the Chairperson of the African Union Macky Sall, the Government of the Republic of Senegal and the African Development Bank (AfDB), the three-day Dakar Summit 2 kicked off on Wednesday under the theme: “Feed Africa: Food Sovereignty and Resilience”.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/23/2023 11:19:01 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed in a telephone call on Monday with Senegalese President Macky Sall the preparations for the upcoming annual African Union summit slated for February, the Egyptian Presidency announced.

World Cup 2022 - News
11/9/2022 3:43:25 PM
Doubts over Senegalese talisman Sadio Mane being fit for the World Cup finals had a nation holding its collective breath on Wednesday with Senegal President Macky Sall tweeting: "Sadio, heart of a Lion! All my heart is with you!"

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 6:37:48 PM
Senegalese President and President of the African Union Macky Sall called for fulfiling all climate change commitments, saying the $100-billion pledge is no longer enough and should be raised to $200 billion.

World - Africa
10/30/2022 9:46:23 PM
The African Union on Sunday said it was extremely concerned by the deteriorating security situation in the troubled eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where rebels have made fresh gains.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
9/20/2022 8:16:44 PM
African Union chairperson Macky Sall said Tuesday that Africa "does not want to be the breeding ground of a new Cold War,'' alluding to the pressure mounting on the continent's leaders to choose sides over the war in Ukraine.

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