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· December, 2006

Stories about Senegal from December, 2006

Senegal: Irregularities in Voter Registration Records

In anticipation of the upcoming presidential election, Blog Politique du Senegal takes (Fr) a closer look at official voter registration numbers and finds that if the current numbers are to...

Senegal: lessons from the Mourides

“All these factors have helped make the Mourides one of the more successful African communities, at home and abroad. Wherever they are, they club together to acquire a mosque and...

Guinea, Senegal: Shame on President Konte

Senegalese blogger Seckasysteme is unhappy (Fr) with Guinean President Lansana Konte for personally freeing powerful friends who had been booked for financial fraud from Guinean jails. “Africa is ashamed of...

Senegal: Justice and Class

Blog Politique du Senegal writes (Fr): “A newspaper announces that a court clerk was accused … of usury, fraud and issuance of fake checks… Verdict: 2 months. To think that...

Senegal: Migrants to Spain Repatriated

Le Pangolin provides an update on the status of Africans who have migrated to Spain on rafts in the thousands in the past year (Fr): “Spain, which in an initial...

Senegal: Youth Crisis and Cultural Revolution

Le Pangolin blames (Fr) the mass emigration attempts of the young in Senegal and Africa and increasing prostitution among young women on a crisis affecting this majority age group. The...

Senegal: Wade & Mandela

Blog Politique du Senegal writes (Fr): “If Wade was as wise as Mandela, he would retire …”

Senegal: Contraception and the Imam's Daughter

At Blog Politique du Senegal, Senegalais Scientifique comments on a local news story about an Imam's daughter having a baby out of wedlock by a European(Fr): “the most unsettling part...

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