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Growing for growth: Senegal bets big on agriculture

Senegal has a climate to die for when it comes to growing food, and with enough water and the right investments could become an African ricebasket. The government is doing its best to ensure Senegal f

Senegal has a climate to die for when it comes to growing food, and with enough water and the right investments could become an African ricebasket. The government is doing its best to ensure Senegal f

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Dakar's economic reforms underpin 2035 ambitions

Senegal’s capital Dakar is showing off its new face, with a development boom. New infrastructure has been given a shot in the arm and in the past few

Senegal’s capital Dakar is showing off its new face, with a development boom. New infrastructure has been given a shot in the arm and in the past few

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Boosting business in Senegal

Improving the business environment is Senegal’s goal. The country is already among the 10 most competitive in sub Saharan Africa. With political

Improving the business environment is Senegal’s goal. The country is already among the 10 most competitive in sub Saharan Africa. With political

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New cabinet named in Senegal

Senegal’s new Prime Minister Aminata Toure named her cabinet on Monday. She has picked 31 ministers with only nine new faces. President Macky

Senegal’s new Prime Minister Aminata Toure named her cabinet on Monday. She has picked 31 ministers with only nine new faces. President Macky

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Youssou N'Dour on why he switched to politics

This week, I-Talk welcomes musician-turned-politician Youssou N’Dour, Senegal’s new minister for culture and tourism. After making a name for

This week, I-Talk welcomes musician-turned-politician Youssou N’Dour, Senegal’s new minister for culture and tourism. After making a name for

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Youssou N'dour lands Senegal government job

Senegal’s new president Macky Sall has given Youssou N’dour a post in his government. The internationally-renowned singer – who was banned from

Senegal’s new president Macky Sall has given Youssou N’dour a post in his government. The internationally-renowned singer – who was banned from

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Senegal's Sall sets out his political future

Senegal’s Macky Sall has been speaking to euronews about his future as the country’s new president. Official results confirm his win with 65

Senegal’s Macky Sall has been speaking to euronews about his future as the country’s new president. Official results confirm his win with 65

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Senegal's President Macky Sall gives first interview

Senegal has once again just shown that where Africa is concerned, it is a little bit different. It has just held a mostly peaceful and fraud-free

Senegal has once again just shown that where Africa is concerned, it is a little bit different. It has just held a mostly peaceful and fraud-free

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Senegal's president-elect to audit state finances

As the EU and African Union congratulate officials in Senegal for a smooth run off presidential election, attention has turned to the country’s many

As the EU and African Union congratulate officials in Senegal for a smooth run off presidential election, attention has turned to the country’s many

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Senegal's Sall continues pursuit of stability

Macky Sall shot to his present political height of Senegal’s president-elect in a space of 12 years, building on experience. He is originally a

Macky Sall shot to his present political height of Senegal’s president-elect in a space of 12 years, building on experience. He is originally a

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Senegal's Sall hails presidential win

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Senegalese capital, Dakar, to celebrate the presidential election victory of Macky Sall. It

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Senegalese capital, Dakar, to celebrate the presidential election victory of Macky Sall. It

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Wade admits defeat in Senegal presidential poll

There were celebrations in Senegal as supporters of presidential challenger Macky Sall greeted his victory. Although official results have not yet

There were celebrations in Senegal as supporters of presidential challenger Macky Sall greeted his victory. Although official results have not yet

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Voting ends in Senegal's presidential run-off

As polling stations closed in Senegal’s run-off presidential election, voters were just hours away from knowing whether President Abdoulaye Wade had

As polling stations closed in Senegal’s run-off presidential election, voters were just hours away from knowing whether President Abdoulaye Wade had

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Calls for peace in Senegal presidential run-off vote

There are appeals for calm as Senegal votes in the second round of presidential elections. With the recent coup in fellow West African country

There are appeals for calm as Senegal votes in the second round of presidential elections. With the recent coup in fellow West African country

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Call for calm on eve of Senegal's election run-off

Officials in Senegal have called for calm ahead of Sunday’s presidential run-off as incumbent Abdoulaye Wade looks to extend his twelve-year

Officials in Senegal have called for calm ahead of Sunday’s presidential run-off as incumbent Abdoulaye Wade looks to extend his twelve-year

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Campaigning over in Senegal's presidential runoff vote

Campaigning between the two remaining rivals in Senegal’s presidential election second round runoff ended on Friday after weeks of

Campaigning between the two remaining rivals in Senegal’s presidential election second round runoff ended on Friday after weeks of

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Senegal presidential goes to a second round

Opposition candidate Macky Sall will challenge Senegal’s incumbent leader Abdoulaye Wade to a run off for the presidency in roughly three weeks

Opposition candidate Macky Sall will challenge Senegal’s incumbent leader Abdoulaye Wade to a run off for the presidency in roughly three weeks

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Senegal looks set for a presidential run-off

With unofficial results from Senegal’s presidential election suggesting a close first round , the two front runners, Abdoulaye Wade and Macky Sall

With unofficial results from Senegal’s presidential election suggesting a close first round , the two front runners, Abdoulaye Wade and Macky Sall

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Second round predicted in Senegal presidential

Unofficial polls in Senegal suggest the presidential election there might have to go to a second round. The two main rivals, the incumbent

Unofficial polls in Senegal suggest the presidential election there might have to go to a second round. The two main rivals, the incumbent

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Senegal presidential vote too close to call

Unofficial polls in Senegal suggest the presidential election might have to go to a second round. The two main rivals, the incumbent President

Unofficial polls in Senegal suggest the presidential election might have to go to a second round. The two main rivals, the incumbent President

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Wade booed in Senegal vote

Senegal’s President Abdoulaye Wade was booed as he cast his vote in a controversial election expected to return him for a third term. The ballot

Senegal’s President Abdoulaye Wade was booed as he cast his vote in a controversial election expected to return him for a third term. The ballot

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Senegal faces stability test over presidential poll

The people of Senegal are going to the polls in an election that pits the President against a string of rivals who say his bid for a third term is

The people of Senegal are going to the polls in an election that pits the President against a string of rivals who say his bid for a third term is

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Troubled election threatens Senegal's democracy

Senegal is heading for its most contentious election in recent history. The presidential poll will be held on Sunday against a backdrop of

Senegal is heading for its most contentious election in recent history. The presidential poll will be held on Sunday against a backdrop of

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Ex-Nigerian leader bids to stop Senegal violence

Former Nigerian leader Olusegun Obasanjo is in Senegal as a special African envoy to try to defuse tensions ahead of next Sunday’s presidential

Former Nigerian leader Olusegun Obasanjo is in Senegal as a special African envoy to try to defuse tensions ahead of next Sunday’s presidential

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Senegal's N'Dour slightly hurt at election protest

Opposition supporters again clashed with security forces in the Senegalese capital Dakar on Tuesday night ahead of Sunday’s election. Police fired

Opposition supporters again clashed with security forces in the Senegalese capital Dakar on Tuesday night ahead of Sunday’s election. Police fired

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Senegal opposition calls new anti-Wade protest

The opposition in Senegal has called for another unofficial anti-government demonstration on Monday in the centre of Dakar, following more clashes on

The opposition in Senegal has called for another unofficial anti-government demonstration on Monday in the centre of Dakar, following more clashes on

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Unrest mars early voting in Senegal election

The Senegalese capital Dakar has been rocked by a fourth consecutive day of violence in clashes between police and opponents of President Abdoulaye

The Senegalese capital Dakar has been rocked by a fourth consecutive day of violence in clashes between police and opponents of President Abdoulaye

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EU observer Thijs Berman on Senegal

Euronews spoke to the head of the EU observer mission in Senegal, Thijs Berman. He said he was worried about a situation where police are firing live

Euronews spoke to the head of the EU observer mission in Senegal, Thijs Berman. He said he was worried about a situation where police are firing live

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International concerns mount over Senegal unrest

The unrest in Senegal that has claimed several lives in recent days has prompted the UN Secretary General to call for restraint from all sides. At

The unrest in Senegal that has claimed several lives in recent days has prompted the UN Secretary General to call for restraint from all sides. At