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Senegal children face modern-day slavery
An estimated 50,000 children forced hundreds kilometres away by their parents, and end up begging on the Dakar streets.
Tamba Jean-Matthew III
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 17:13 GMT
Presidential aide named Senegal's new PM
Mohamed Dionne, an adviser to President Macky Sall, announced as new prime minister after resignation of predecessor.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2014 20:27 GMT
Senegal's new prime minister names cabinet
Appointment of veteran human rights advocate to justice post suggests crackdown on high-profile corruption to continue.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 01:20 GMT
Senegal's president replaces prime minister
Justice Minister Aminata Toure named new PM after Abdoul Mbaye was dismissed by President Macky Sall.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2013 22:33 GMT
Death toll rises in Mali floods
Officials say more than 30 people have died in floods that has left a trail of destruction behind.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2013 18:42 GMT
Fighting female genital mutilation in Africa
More than 100 million girls have suffered genital 'cutting' to save family honour.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 14:37 GMT
Mali group claims kidnapping of Frenchman
Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa says it is punishing France for intervening in Malian security affairs.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 22:13 GMT
Mali picks Microsoft official as interim PM
Computer giant's chairman for Africa tasked with restoring civilian rule in West African country after recent coup.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2012 01:37 GMT
Senegal's Ndour named culture minister
World music icon is part of Macky Sall's new cabinet, which includes the president's allies holding key portfolios.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 02:13 GMT
Senegalese opposition rally turns violent
Riot police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at opposition demonstrators at rally ahead of next week's election.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2012 07:23 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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