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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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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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Last minute push to avert Senegal election crisis

An African mediator is making a last ditch attempt to ward off a presidential election crisis in Senegal. Opponents claim that incumbent Abdoulaye

An African mediator is making a last ditch attempt to ward off a presidential election crisis in Senegal. Opponents claim that incumbent Abdoulaye

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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's Wade risks revolt

In Senegal, anger over President Abdoulaye Wade’s intention to stay in power is shaking the west African country’s social foundations. He is now in

In Senegal, anger over President Abdoulaye Wade’s intention to stay in power is shaking the west African country’s social foundations. He is now in

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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

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Anti-Wade protesters clash with Dakar police

Protesters clashed with Senegalese police in Dakar on Tuesday after demonstrating against a decision by President Abdoulaye Wade to seek

Protesters clashed with Senegalese police in Dakar on Tuesday after demonstrating against a decision by President Abdoulaye Wade to seek

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Senegal opposition vows resistance to Wade

Senegal’s opposition has vowed resistance to President Wade, whose decision to seek a controversial third term in office sparked violent protests on

Senegal’s opposition has vowed resistance to President Wade, whose decision to seek a controversial third term in office sparked violent protests on

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Dakar quiet after stormy night in Senegal presidency row

Calm has returned to streets of Senegal’s capital city, even though the opposition has vowed to continue its fight against President Abdoulaye Wade’s

Calm has returned to streets of Senegal’s capital city, even though the opposition has vowed to continue its fight against President Abdoulaye Wade’s

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N'Dour speaks about Senegalese candidacy

World famous Senegalese musician Youssou N’Dour says he wants to give up music for politics and will run for president of his West African

World famous Senegalese musician Youssou N’Dour says he wants to give up music for politics and will run for president of his West African

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Senegal's President Wade fuels controversy

Pressure has been increasing to convince Abdulaye Wade not to run for president of Senegal for a third time. Many say the 85-year-old has no place on

Pressure has been increasing to convince Abdulaye Wade not to run for president of Senegal for a third time. Many say the 85-year-old has no place on