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· March, 2007

Stories about Senegal from March, 2007

Senegal Army: Face of Luxury, Back of Misery

In its usual deadpan humor, Blog Politique du Senegal highlights an architectural anecdote about the military headquarters of Senegal to make a wider point about the army's budget and priorities:...

Senegal: meet Gokh-Bi System

Joshua Wanyama of African Path blogs about Gokh-Bi System, a West African group that fuses traditional African sound with urban hip hop.

Senegal: A Report Card for Reporters Without Borders

Le Pangolin posts [Fr] a press release by the Syndicate of Information and Communication Professionals of Senegal stating that a recent Reporters Without Borders report on the Senegalese elections was...

Senegal: Public Transportation Fare Hike

Blog Politique du Sénégal [Fr] doesn't understand why some are unhappy with the doubling or tripling of public transportation costs during the Magal, an annual event of the Mouride moslem...

Senegal: democracy, hiphop and blogging

Ethan Zuckerman on elections in Senegal, “One of the stories I’ve not paid much attention to are the elections in Senegal, where incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade appears to have won...

Senegal: Some Wade Pluses

Blog Politique du Sénégal has had (Fr) a hard time understanding Wade's victory in last week's presidential election but concedes: “Wade is not completely undeserving. The infrastucture he has built,...

Senegal: Wade Official Winner

Blog Politique du Sénégal posts the definitive presidential election results which reflect Wade's win with 55.72% of the vote, and Idrissa Seck as the runner-up with 15.52% . Ousmane Tanor...

Senegal: Candidate's Vote for Himself Not Counted

Blog Politique du Sénégal quotes candidate Moudou Dia's declaration that at the voting center where he, his wife and two friends voted for him, he officially received no votes. The...

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