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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 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
Senegal tense ahead of presidential vote
Candidates wrap up campaigns as observers call for calm in runoff pitting incumbent Abdoulaye Wade against Macky Sall.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2012 16:23 GMT
Amnesty urges Senegal to respect constitution
UK-based rights group says that government ban on protests in run-up to elections undermines country's constitution.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2012 20:49 GMT
Colbert for president!
Steven Colbert announced he will form "an exploratory committee for president of the United States of South Carolina".
Last updated: 18 Jan 2012 12:17 GMT
Ndour sings to Islam's defence
Senegalese singing star Youssou Ndour's new album is devoted to showing the real face of Islam at a time, he says, his faith is being abused and misinterpreted.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2003 15:46 GMT
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