Senegal Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Anti-gay violence: 4 held in SenegalRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | News24

    ... summit scheduled for Brussels in April if Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is not invited. Dakar - Police in Senegal have arrested four young men accused of hunting down and injuring gay men with stones and batons, an official said on Monday. They ...

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  2. U.N. seeks $2 billion for Sahel, fears donor fatigueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | The Daily Star

    ... of malnutrition and the risk of widespread hunger but an insurgency makes it harder to address the problems. In Senegal, aid workers are confronting similar food problems. The country is at peace but the government does not rate confronting food ...

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  3. In Central African Republic, Revenge Killings Leave At Least 75 DeadRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | Weekend

    ... d because it was so heavy. "Everyone was running for their lives - it was a panic zone." Larson reported from Dakar, Senegal. Associated Press journalists Jerome Delay and Andrew Drake in Bangui, Central African Republic contributed to this report.

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  4. Mali-focused jihadist media body formsRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    DAKAR, Senegal A group that monitors jihadist communications says a new Mali-focused jihadist media body has formed to push back against what it describes as flawed reporting on the military situation in the West African country.

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  5. Gay Men Jailed for 'Unnatural Act' in SenegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | Advocate

    ... act with a person of the same sex" can carry a sentence of up to five years and a $3,000 fine. The president of Senegal, Macky Sall, maintains that his country is tolerant of same-sex relations, despite the findings of a Pew Research Center poll , ...

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  6. Senegal police arrest 4 over anti-gay violenceRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Police in Senegal have arrested four young men accused of hunting down and injuring gay men with stones and batons, an official said Monday.

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  7. Priest: 75 dead in C. African Republic townRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... d because it was so heavy. "Everyone was running for their lives - it was a panic zone." Larson reported from Dakar, Senegal. Associated Press journalists Jerome Delay and Andrew Drake in Bangui, Central African Republic contributed to this report.

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  8. UN seeks $2 billion to combat Sahel hungerRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | KLKN

    ... activists, saying their protest blocked entrances to the Idaho Senate chambers for more than two hours. DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The United Nations is seeking $2 billion this year to combat food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region, where 1.2 million ...

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  9. Africa: AU - Nepad Orientation Committee Takes Stock of Continental ProgressRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... facilitates and coordinates development projects continent-wide. Meanwhile, the HSGOC chair, President Macky Sall of Senegal, has said the Committee spared no effort in promoting NEPAD and its goals as Africa embarked on the huge task of structural ...

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  10. AU: NEPAD orientation committee takes stock of continental progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    ... facilitates and coordinates development projects continent-wide. Meanwhile, the HSGOC chair, President Macky Sall of Senegal, has said the Committee spared no effort in promoting NEPAD and its goals as Africa embarked on the huge task of structural ...

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  11. Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Senegal Sign $144 million agreementsRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | Emirates News Agency

    The Islamic Development Bank and the Government of Senegal have signed agreements amounting to $144 million for the financing of three projects in Senegal.

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  12. Nigeria: Nigeria Mobilises U.S.$700 Million for Trans-Sahara Gas Project - JonathanRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... study of the pipeline would soon commence. Jonathan informed the NEPAD meeting, chaired by President Macky Sall of Senegal, that the front end design of the pipeline would be completed by the end of the third quarter of 2014. "It is our expectation ...

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  13. C. African Republic rebels leave hillside campRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... ch forces while almost 1 million people have been forced from their homes nationwide. Larson reported from Dakar, Senegal. Associated Press journalists Andrew Drake and Hippolyte Marboua in Bangui, Central African Republic contributed to this report.

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  14. Rebels escorted from base in C. African RepublicRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... Central Africans, this is our country. Foreigners can go home, but where are we to go? " Larson reported from Dakar, Senegal. Associated Press journalists Andrew Drake and Hippolyte Marboua in Bangui, Central African Republic, and Alexandra Olson at ...

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  15. Senegal: Islamic Development Bank organises regional forum in DakarRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), under the chairmanship of the Senegalese Prime Minister Aminata Toure . Senegal's Economy and Finance Ministry said the forum would make it possible "to take stock of the activities carried out by the IDB...in ...

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  16. Senegal - Education Fact SheetRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 -- The U.S. Agency for International Development issued the following fact sheet: USAID supports the Government of Senegal to focus on improving reading skills of students in grades 1-8, and improving access to upper primary education in conflict-affected areas of Senegal.

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  17. Give1 Project to Host Inaugural Women's Leadership Conference in DakarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | Black Enterprise

    ... to network, engage and connect, the Give 1 Project will host its inaugural Women's Leadership Conference in Dakar, Senegal March 21-30. The Give1 Project The vision of the conference is to bring powerful, diverse women from around the world who are ...

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  18. Mob attacks gay rights group officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    DAKAR, Senegal - A mob ransacked the headquarters of Ivory Coast's most prominent gay rights organization, underscoring the dangers confronting such groups even in the few African countries where homosexual acts are not crimes.

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  19. The world's ugliest monumentsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | CNN

    ... or urinated on by late-night drinkers. At 48 meters tall, the $27 million African Renaissance Monument in Dakar, Senegal, is higher than the Statue of Liberty and gives a bird's eye view of the poverty that surrounds it. The cost of the monument ...

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  20. Leprosy continues to maim AfricansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | Times of Oman

    ... forefront of treatment of the leprosy disease, on January 20, 2014. Photo - AFP Modou Gaye sits on a hospital bed in Senegal, his left leg stretched the length of the mattress, the right one amputated below the knee. Afflicted by recurrent yet ...

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