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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
ECOWAS call on ICC over 'war crimes' in Mali
West African body says court should probe destruction of shrines, and urges Mali to call for UN intervention in north.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 21:41 GMT
ECOWAS to convene Mali meeting
West African leaders aim to install unity government in Bamako, as new footage emerges of Timbuktu shrine destruction.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 07:00 GMT
Belgium takes Senegal to court over fugitive
Bid pursued at highest UN court for West African nation to turn over former Chad president for crimes against humanity.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2012 19:11 GMT
Clashes in Senegal ahead of presidential poll
Police clash with demonstrators for a fifth day of protest against the candidacy of incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 14:33 GMT
Senegal's top court upholds Wade poll bid
Court confirms ruling declaring president's bid for third term valid and bars musician Youssou Ndour from standing.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 20:37 GMT
Is Senegal sliding into chaos?
The president's decision to run for a third term has been met by anger in one of Africa's most mature democracies.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 11:12 GMT
Senegal 'arrests' suspected coup plotters
The arrests came hours before a protest rally against the government scheduled for Saturday in the capital Dakar.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2011 02:00 GMT
Osama bin Laden and the Sahel
In one message, bin Laden has propelled the little known crisis in the Sahel to international prominence.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2010 13:18 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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.
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