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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 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
Technocrat to be Senegal’s new prime minister
Ex-banker and business executive Abdoul Mbaye appointed to post by President Macky Sall.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2012 22:56 GMT
Profile: Macky Sall
Ex-prime minister replaces his former mentor as Senegal's new president.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2012 15:09 GMT
Profile: Abdoulaye Wade
Once a symbol of democracy on the African continent, the mood soured towards Senegal's ex-president during 2012 polls.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2012 15:07 GMT
Senegal's Macky Sall sworn in as president
Winner of last week's runoff vote takes office, as visiting African heads of state gather to discuss turmoil in Mali.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2012 14:47 GMT
Political standoff on eve of Senegal election
Rival sides refuse African Union proposal, as nation awaits vote to decide incumbent's quest for disputed third term.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2012 03:31 GMT
Senegal protesters seek vote delay
Leaders of Senegalese opposition movement set to propose delay of Sunday's elections in talks with Nigerian negotiator.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2012 17:42 GMT
Wade defiant as tense Senegal braces for vote
Incumbent president says there is "no going back" in his bid for third term, despite protests before Sunday's vote.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2012 10:06 GMT
Tensions build in run-up to Senegal vote
Demonstrations in Dakar as protest movement and opposition candidates call on President Wade to drop bid for third term.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 16:29 GMT
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