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Senegal ex-president Wade returns from exile
Abdoulaye Wade makes controversial return after two years in France to support son facing corruption charges.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2014 04:50 GMT
Former Senegal president's son awaits ruling
Court due to rule whether to dismiss case, order Karim Wade to be tried or extend his detention over corruption charges.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 13:27 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
Ex-Chad leader arrested in Senegal
Hissene Habre to be tried in special court over alleged political killings and torture during his 1982-1990 rule.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2013 07:25 GMT
Obama trips on Senegal's democracy
The Senegalese government likely hopes the president's visit will deepen economic cooperation with the United States.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 12:47 GMT
"Africa's Pinochet" or the beginning of "Africa's solutions"?
The trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre could see the beginning of "African solutions to African problems".
Chandra Lekha Sriram
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 15:44 GMT
Senegal investigation sparks fear of violence
Scrutiny of corruption allegations immersing son of former president stokes fears of violent retribution.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2012 16:52 GMT
AU and Senegal ink deal to try ex-Chad leader
Special tribunal to be created to try former Chadian leader Hissene Habre, who is accused of war crimes.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2012 02:30 GMT
The militarisation of poverty in Africa
Increasing the rewards for those forces able to capture the state, by any means necessary, inevitably leads to war.
Toby Leon Moorsom
Last updated: 29 May 2012 21:19 GMT
Mind the neighbours
Regional politics and institutions have become as important as traditional great powers in governing geopolitics.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2012 06:32 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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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
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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