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Africa: Senegal

A barred protest on June 17 led to clashes in which three people died, according to opposition figures..  By SEYLLOU AFP

Senegal opposition calls off demos, election threat

Jun 29, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Senegal's main opposition on Wednesday said it would halt street protests and take part in upcoming elections that it ha ...

Jun 29, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Authorities in the Senegalese capital Dakar have banned a demonstration announced for Wednesday at a time of mounting te ...

Jun 28, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

A Senegal court Tuesday handed an opposition MP a six-month suspended prison sentence for defying a ban on protests in t ...

Jun 18, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Senegal's main opposition leader was in a standoff with the government Saturday, a day after clashes left three people d ...

Jun 18, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Clashes between youths and police left two dead in Senegal's capital Dakar on Friday as officers blocked off access to t ...

Jun 18, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Clashes between youths and police left one dead in Senegal's capital Dakar on Friday as officers blocked off access to t ...

Jun 17, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Senegalese police blocked off access to the home of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko after he called for protests on Frid ...

Jun 10, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Authorities in Senegal said Friday they had arrested members of a rebel group campaigning for the independence of the Ca ...

Jun 8, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Liverpool star Sadio Mane scored a penalty eight minutes into added time to give Senegal a dramatic 1-0 win over heart-b ...

Jun 5, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick as Senegal overcame Benin 3-1 on Saturday in the first match of their Africa Cup of Nation ...

May 27, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

The death of 11 newborns in a hospital fire has provoked grief and indignation over Senegal's health system, just weeks ...

May 27, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Senegal's President Macky Sall fired his health minister on Thursday as his country mourned the death of 11 newborn babi ...

May 26, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Eleven newborn babies have perished in a hospital fire blamed on an electrical short circuit in the western Senegalese c ...

May 26, 2022 | Africa: Senegal

Eleven newborn babies died in a hospital fire in the western Senegalese city of Tivaouane, the president of the country ...

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