SENEGAL | SENEGAL

17-Jan-2019 to 09:58

Laurent Gbagbo still detained, after ICC files appeal

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — “ICC halts release of former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo”; “Laurent Gbagbo detained again after last-minute appeal” are the latest headlines on this week's bombshell African news item.

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17-Jan-2019 to 02:42

Senegal scholar expresses concern over campaign finance

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s campaign finance system for presidential elections poses a problem in the sense that it abruptly broke the political consensus in the country, Professor Kader Boye, former Rector of the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar (UCAD) said on Wednesday.

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16-Jan-2019 to 12:39

Khalifa Sall lodges appeal with Constitutional Council

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Cheikh Diop — Former Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall whose candidacy for the 2019 presidential election in Senegal was rejected by the country’s Constitutional Court has challenged the decision.

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16-Jan-2019 to 10:52

ICC prosecutors want Gbagbo barred from returning home

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A day after he was acquitted on all charges, prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Wednesday asked judges to bar Laurent Gbagbo from returning to Cote d’Ivoire.

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15-Jan-2019 to 13:22

President Sall takes delivery of TER, Dakar's new train service

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Ibrahima Dione — President Macky Sall on Monday afternoon took delivery of engines and coaches for the new Regional Express Train service (TER), which will link Dakar with Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD), a distance of 55 km (comprising 36 km of existing developed infrastructure and 19 km of new line).

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15-Jan-2019 to 11:36

ICC judges order ‘immediate release’ of Laurent Gbagbo

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Laurent Gbagbo ex-President of Cote d’Ivoire has been released from custody, after judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague Tuesday ordered his immediately, according to global news media monitored by APA in Dakar.

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15-Jan-2019 to 09:03

African, traditional rulers, religious heads at Keeping Girls in School Summit

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Sultan of Sokoto (Nigeria), His Eminence Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, together with The Kabaka of Bugundu (Uganda), His Highness Ronald Edward Frederick Kimera Muwenda Mutebi II, Tuesday chaired the ‘Keeping Girls in School Summit’; a convening of African leaders, traditional rulers, religious heads, youth groups, advocates and thought leaders, in Abuja, Nigeria.

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