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Maguette Mbaye had always taken taxis to her banking job in Senegal’s capital Dakar, but haggling over prices and inhaling fumes through the open windows every day wore her down. She left all that...

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Gambia on Wednesday urged judges at the World Court to reject a challenge by Myanmar to a case brought to halt alleged acts of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, saying the West African state...

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A Portuguese minister said on Tuesday the president of Guinea-Bissau was at his residence but it was unclear if an attack on the government of the West African country was over, while two African blocs...

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Heavy gunfire was heard on Tuesday in the capital of Guinea-Bissau near a government compound, where a cabinet meeting was being held, a Reuters reporter said. It was not immediately clear who was firing...

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The ruling party of Senegalese President Macky Sall has conceded defeat in the capital Dakar and the southern city of Ziguinchor in local elections widely seen as a test of Sall’s popularity. The...

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Senegalese lawmakers on Tuesday stopped from passing to parliamentary vote a draft bill that sought to toughen already severe laws against same-sex relations. Gay sex is punishable by up to five years...

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Senegal President Macky Sall on Monday laid the foundation stone for the construction of a $1.13 billion deep-water port being developed by Dubai’s state-owned port operator DP World at Ndayane,...

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  A new $1.3 billion commuter railway in Senegal meant to ease traffic gridlock and modernise a crumbling public transport system made its inaugural journey from the capital Dakar on Monday. The...

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AS Roma midfielder Ebrima Darboe, who made a perilous journey as a child migrant from Africa across the Mediterranean by boat, has been included in Gambia’s squad for next month’s Africa Cup...

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At least 200,000 COVID-19 vaccines have expired in Senegal without being used in the past two months and another 200,000 are set to expire at the end of December because demand is too slow, the head of...