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American arrested on Sierra Leone

American arrested on Sierra Leone "blood diamond" charges

DAKAR, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Spanish authorities have arrested a American man on charges of enslavement and diamond pillaging during Sierra Leone's civil war, a victims' association said on Saturday. Michel Desaedeleer, who has U.S. and Belgian ... AlertNet, 11 hours ago
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Senegal activist: Release 7 men convicted of gay acts

August 29th, 2015 01:53 PM DAKAR, Senegal — A Senegalese activist and a rights group on Friday called for the release of seven men arrested in July and sentenced to six months in prison for homosexual acts. Djamil Bangoura, president of the ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer1 day ago Jailing of gay men in Senegal poses setback to HIV fight in Africa  Investing.com3 days ago Jailing of Gay Men in Senegal Setback to HIV Fight in Africa  VOA News3 days ago | Jailing of gay men in Senegal poses setback to HIV fight in Africa  News24 Nigeria3 days ago

The pain of Ebola survivors

Dakar - Lingering health problems afflicting many of the roughly 13 000 Ebola survivors have galvanised global and local health officials to find out how widespread the ailments are, and how to remedy them. The World Health Organisation (WHO) ...
 IOL5 days ago CBS Health: Ebola survivors suffer lingering health problems  CBS News5 days ago Ailments afflicting Ebola survivors called emergency within emergency  Japan Times6 days ago 'Emergency within an emergency': Lingering health problems plague Ebola suvivors  CTV News6 days ago

Commodity boom squandered in Africa

Johannesburg/Dakar - A fresh US trade pact could provide relief to African economies buffeted by the commodities slump, but a failure to reform during the boom years has left many countries unable to profit from tariff-free access to the world's ...
 IOL4 days ago Africa's squandered commodity boom erodes U.S. trade promise  AlertNet4 days ago

Peru drops Dakar over El Nino fears

Peru will not host the 2016 Dakar Rally because of the effects of El Nino, the South American country's Ministry of Foreign Trade has announced. The Dakar Rally, which is one of the biggest motorsport events on the calendar, featuring both ...
 IAfrica.com4 days ago Peru call off Dakar Rally after El Nino fear  Yahoo! News Australia5 days ago El Nino (AFP)  Yahoo! News Australia5 days ago

Gloomy El Nino Forecast Causes Peru to Withdraw from the 2016 Dakar Rally

⌖ A- A+ The 2016 Dakar Rally will have its course revised once more, as the government in Peru decided it is best that the country is not involved in the cross-country event. The cause of the withdrawal is very easy to understand, and it ...
 Automnews.com5 days ago

Peru 'won't host' 2016 Dakar Rally

Peru says it will not host the 2016 Dakar Rally due to concerns about the El Nino weather phenomenon. Organisers say Peru believes El Nino will be particularly violent there and it wishes to have all emergency services available to respond to it. ...
 BBC5 days ago 2016 Dakar Rally: Peru withdraws as host  Prokerala5 days ago
News24 | Burkina election candidates dominated by old political guard

DAKAR, Aug 22 - An ex-prime minister and several ministers were among 22 candidates who registered for Burkina Faso's October election, a court said on Saturday, meaning the West African country's next president would likely come from the old ...
 News241 week ago Burkina election candidates dominated by old political guard  Namibian6 days ago
News24 | Mauritania upholds conviction of anti-slave activists

Dakar - A Mauritanian court has upheld a two-year prison sentence against three anti-slavery activists who were arrested during a protest against bondage in the west African nation. In an open letter from prison published on Wednesday, one of the ...
 News241 week ago Senegal court upholds graft conviction against ex-president's son (AFP)  West Australian1 week ago Senegal's court oks ex-president sentence to six years for graft  StarAfrica.com1 week ago
News24 | Detained Gambia journalist now faces charges in high court

Dakar - A Gambia union leader says a journalist detained by authorities now faces charges in high court in the West African nation. Gambia Press Union secretary general Saikou Jammeh says Taranga FM Managing Director Alhagie Abdoulie Ceesay faces ...
 News241 week ago Gambia: Detainees Flee Gambia to Avoid Re-Arrest  AllAfrica.com1 month ago THE GAMBIA: Recently released detainees fleeing Gambia to avoid re-arrest  Radio France Internationale1 month ago Gambia: President Jammeh Releases Detainees  Afropages.fr1 month ago
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