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· September, 2006

Stories about Senegal from September, 2006

Senegal, Chad, Belgium: Where Will Hissene Habre be Judged?

Generation Consciente, Un Autre Afrique explains that (Fr) after a 5-year negotiation between Senegal, Belgium and the African Union on which of the two countries should host the trial of...

Africa: renewable technologies

Africa Unchained writes, “Karekezi, S…surveys (PDF) the dissemination of renewable technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa…and attempts to evaluate the potential for these technologies to meet the energy needs of Africa’s poor…“

Senegal, France: Police State

France-based Senegal Diaw wonders (Fr) why France still feels like a police state despite the riots from last summer when youth protested the treatment of young people of color by...

Africa: Moving on from the digital indaba

Meskel Square on “Moving on from the Digital Indaba“: “Overall it was a huge success. One way of judging that is to look at all the discussions that are still...

Senegal: Immigration Agreement with France

Semett writes (Fr): “Dakar signed the despicable “agreement” whose main point is the (inhumane) expulsion of Senegalese (and probably other Africans) from France to Senegal. In the court if History,...

Senegal: I Have an (Energy) Dream

In the middle of a blackout, Senegal-based Chroniques de Ndoumbelane dreams up (Fr) all sorts of innovative ways to solve the country's energy crisis including government-provided solar panels and monthly...

Five years on from 9/11, the world remembers

The mainstream media in many countries have been preoccupied with events in the United States to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Centre and Pentagon...

Senegal: Wade's Secrets

Seckasystemeperso isn't sure (Fr) whether integrity or a desire to settle scores are motivating former President Wade ally Abdoulaye Bathily's recent public outbursts but rejoices nonetheless in the man's recent...

Senegal: Senegality and the End of a Regime

Seckasysteme points to (Fr) an article by Dr. Mame Marie Faye expressing growing discontent with President Abdoulaye Wade's leadership. She writes: “For a few months now, the sense that the...

Senegal, Brazil, India: South Meets South

In the interest of regenerating the rural economy and reducing oil imports, the Biopact blog reports that Senegal is launching a biofuels program with Brazilian and Indian support as part...

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