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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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Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
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A soft approach to returning British fighters
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