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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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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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