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Senegal court sentences journalist to 6 months in jail for acts of homosexuality

Senegal court sentences journalist to 6 months in jail for act...

DAKAR, Senegal A Senegalese court sentenced Friday a well-known journalist to six months in prison for acts of homosexuality, which is illegal in this West African country. Tamsir Jupiter Ndiaye, who had previous homosexuality convictions, was ..., 2 days ago
[x] | CAR Muslims forced to convert

Dakar - Muslims in the western part of Central African Republic are being forced to hide their religion or convert to Christianity under threat of death, Amnesty International said on Friday. Central African Republic has been rocked by violence ...
 News242 days ago Rights group says Muslims in C. African Republic forced to convert religion, hide practices  Demanjo2 days ago
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Guinea policed protests with `excessive lethal force`: HRW

Dakar: Guinea`s security services used excessive lethal force and were implicated in gang-rape and widespread criminality while policing weeks of violent anti-government protests, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. The New York-based campaign ...
 ZeeNews.com3 days ago Guinea policed protests with 'excessive lethal force': HRW  Modern Ghana3 days ago AFP - Guinea-unrest-politics-rights-HRW  Namibia Press Agency3 days ago Guinea: Security Force Excesses, Crimes  Human Rights Watch3 days ago

REUTERS - Ivory Coast forward sells 1.3 mln T of 2015/16 cocoa -sources

Ivory Coast forward sells 1.3 mln T of 2015/16 cocoa -sources Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters. DAKAR, July 30 (Reuters) - The world's top cocoa producer Ivory Coast has forward sold some 1.3 million tonnes of its 2015/2016 cocoa harvest, which ...
 Namibia Press Agency3 days ago Ivory Coast forward sells 1.3 mln T of 2015/16 cocoa -sources  Reuters UK3 days ago

Feature: Religious leaders call for inter-religious talks to promote peace

DAKAR, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Christian and Muslim leaders as well as researchers meeting in Dakar on Wednesday called for inter-religious dialogue to promote peace in the world. Dr. Mahmoud Madani, a Qatari researcher, said "dialogue between ...
 Xinhua News Agency3 days ago XINHUA - Feature: Religious leaders call for inter-religious talks to promote peace  Namibia Press Agency3 days ago

West Africa's alarming growth industry — meth

By David Lewis - Reuters DAKAR — When customs officers in the sleepy Senegalese town of Koumpentoum discovered a stash of pills hidden in a bus from Mali in late February, they initially thought it was counterfeit medicine. They stored ...
 Marianas Variety4 days ago West Africa's growing meth industry  IOL1 week ago Is West Africa emerging as the new hub of methamphetamine drug industry?  Economic Times1 week ago Special Report: West Africa's alarming growth industry - meth  PR Web via Yahoo!1 week ago
World Bulletin

Senegal : Dakar toll road extension

(English) Abstract The Government of Senegal awarded SENAC S.A. the concession to design, build, finance, and operate the expansion of the existing Dakar toll road. This expansion will connect cen¬tral Dakar to the new international airport as ...
 World Bank4 days ago Dakar fashion week shows Senegal style  Naija Lately1 week ago Senegalese weavers turn Dakar into fashion hub  World Bulletin2 weeks ago

Why the Habre trial delay pains victims' kin

Hissene Habre, the former Chadian dictator now on the dock in Dakar, is celebrating a victory of sorts after the judges at the African Union-backed court adjourned his landmark trial to September 7. Habre threw his hand in the air and waved a ...
 Africa Review2 days ago Chad Minister Says Justice Served With Ex-Dictator Trial  Demanjo1 week ago | Trial of Chad's ex-leader Habre adjourned to Sept 7  News241 week ago Trial of Chad's Habre suspended after boycott by his lawyers  Yahoo! India1 week ago

OTHER: Solberg joins Loeb in eyeing Dakar

By Monday, July 27th 2015, 12:07 GMT Three former World Rally Championship regulars could be reunited on the 2016 Dakar Rally, with Sebastien Loeb and Petter Solberg now tipped to join Mikko Hirvonen on the event. Hirvonen announced ...
 Automnews.com6 days ago OTHER: Loeb to race Porsche Supercup at Spa  Automnews.com3 days ago

Gambian Leader Pardons Prisoners Amid Rights Abuse Accusations

(DAKAR, Senegal)-Gambia's leader on Wednesday marked the 21st anniversary of the military takeover that catapulted him into power by pardoning all prisoners convicted for treasonable offenses. The declaration, however, comes amid a rising climate of ...
 Austin American Statesman1 week ago Rights group calls on Gambia president to end human rights abuses, says climate of fear rising  FOXNews.com1 week ago Rights group calls out Gambia president for abuses  Demanjo1 week ago
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