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· March, 2012

Stories about Senegal from March, 2012

Senegal and Neighboring Nations Celebrate Peaceful Elections

An historical ending to a tense electoral period took place in Senegal on March 25. Senegalese celebrate peaceful elections which have permitted the political alternative to express itself. Citizens from...

Senegal: The Provisional Tally of the Presidential Elections

The provisional tally of the second round of the presidential elections were published on March 27: The incumbent candidate Abdoulaye Wade is projected to have obtain 999,556 votes which is...

Senegal: Wade Warned New President Sall of Shortage in Public Funds

M. Ndiaye reports [fr] that Wade warned newly elected president Macky Sall that the State will not be able to pay public servant salaries if he is not re-elected. Furthermore, P. Faye...

Senegal: Meet Cheikh Bethio Thioune, President Wade Divine Helper

On the blog “Teranga, ici et là”,  M-L Jossselin and M-A Boisvert share  a video [fr] of Cheikh Bethio Thioune, a prominent leader of The Mouride brotherhood, a promiment order of Islamic Sufism in...

A Documentary of the History of Black People in France

The blog Afro Europe reports on a new film about the black community in France: ” Noirs de France” (“Blacks of France”) is a new documentary of the history of black people...

Senegal: Discovering Exotic Local Produce

Khady discovers exotic local produce in Senegal: “Recently I challenged myself to start discovering some of the more exotic local produce available on the vendors’ stands in Senegal. I started...

Africa: How Many African Women are Online?

Gamelmag would like to know how many African women are online: “Firstly, we need to be able to place a figure on the actual number of active female Internet users....

Friendly atmosphere in Abidjan as Senegal nationals in Côte d'Ivoire went to vote

Suy Kahofi wrote on mondoblog [fr] regarding the atmosphere in Senegalese polling stations in the capital of Côte d’Ivoire: “This voting process has been, above all, a time of reunion for Senegal nationals...

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