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World - Africa
4/2/2024 1:34:24 PM
Senegal prepared to inaugurate Bassirou Diomaye Faye as its new president on Tuesday, completing the previously little-known opposition figure's dramatic ascent from prison to the palace in recent weeks.

World - Africa
3/25/2024 8:13:21 PM
Anti-establishment candidate Bassirou Diomaye Faye was set Monday to become the youngest president in Senegal's history after his rival conceded the race, triggering a political earthquake in the West African nation.

World - Africa
3/25/2024 12:44:59 PM
Senegal's anti-establishment candidate Bassirou Diomaye Faye appeared early Monday to be closing in on victory in a presidential poll that follows several years of unrest and a political crisis, while the governing coalition said it was certain of a second-round vote.

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
3/21/2024 11:29:23 AM
Senegal votes Sunday in a tightly contested presidential election that has fired up political tensions and tested one of West Africa’s most stable democracies.

World - Africa
3/9/2024 3:15:23 PM
Presidential candidates in Senegal kicked off their election campaigns on Saturday, following weeks of violent protests across the African country after the vote was delayed.

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.

Arts & Culture - Screens
2/25/2024 6:01:16 PM
"Dahomey", a documentary by Franco-Senegalese director Mati Diop probing the issues surrounding Europe's return of looted antiquities to Africa, won the Golden Bear, the Berlin film festival's top prize Saturday.

World - Africa
2/24/2024 6:10:54 PM
Several hundred people demonstrated in Dakar on Saturday calling on the president to set a date to elect his successor before his term ends on April 2.

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.

Sports - National Teams
2/15/2024 12:57:47 PM
After the conclusion of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the FIFA global rankings for February witnessed significant changes, with early eliminated teams experiencing substantial drops, while the finalists enjoyed higher rankings.

World - Africa
2/13/2024 9:12:24 PM
Senegalese authorities faced growing anger at home and renewed international pressure on Tuesday, as the government suspended mobile internet and banned a march against the delay to this month's presidential poll.

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
2/6/2024 2:01:13 PM
Senegalese lawmakers voted late Monday to delay this month's presidential election until December, an unprecedented move that has sparked international concern over a country normally seen as a beacon of stability in West Africa.

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.

AFCON 2023 - Features
2/4/2024 5:50:47 PM
Host country Cote d'Ivoire is writing Hollywood scripts at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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