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Maruf Sharif was shackled in the plane, which was flying him over the Atlantic Ocean to a country he hadn't seen for almost three decades. But before the flight's final destination at the Somali capital Mogadishu, it stopped for a layover in Dakar, Senegal. There, a disturbing narrative was revealed about the ...

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has opened its second hotel in Dakar, Senegal: the 152-room Radisson Hotel Dakar Diamniadio, a 152-room hotel with a congress centre that will provide over 14,700m2 space for large scale exhibitions, conventions and events. The hotel is located within the future business ...
Dakar (AFP) - A gunman was killed in Senegal's southern Casamance region during a shootout at the weekend with soldiers searching for the killers of 14 men in ... Senegalese police said Sunday they had arrested 22 people suspected of involvement in the January 6 massacre, which many have blamed on rival criminal ...
Dakar, Senegal (AP) -- An Islamic State group Sahara offshoot is claiming it carried out the October attack in Niger that killed four U.S. soldiers and four Nigerien troops. The Mauritanian Nouakchott news agency reported Friday that the self-professed IS affiliate Abu al-Walid al-Sahrawi claimed ...
In Nganda, a rural community in remote Senegal close to the Gambian border, restaurant owner Aissatou Tisse is carving out a reputation for tasty ... "This is a dry area where the soil has not been worked for several generations since the majority of young people leave for Dakar or further afield," said Mame ...

In Dakar, Senegal, diners at a beachside restaurant that serves Moscow mules and mojitos declined to express their views about Mr. Trump, fearing they might be denied visas to visit the United States. Babacar Faye, a tailor in Dakar, tuned his radio to another station Friday morning when discussion of Mr.
So you have African media outlets, you have especially the continent's youth - who are so fast now on social media - saying, hey, stop that. We should be respected. This is absolutely wrong, what the - President Trump has said. SHAPIRO: NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton speaking with us from Dakar, Senegal.
Peugeot's French driver Sebastien Loeb sits near his car after running into sand trouble on Jan. 10. Started by French motorcylist Thierry Sabine, the first rally of 182 vehicles left Paris on Dec. 26, 1978 on a 6,000-mile journey to Dakar, Senegal. The race has been in South America since security concerns ...
Dakar - Senegal has said it will step up efforts to stop the trafficking of prized timber in its southern Casamance region, following the massacre of 13 men in an incident believed linked to the trade. The army is leading a search for the perpetrators of the January 6 attack in the forest of Borofaye, close to the ...
Dakar, Senegal (AP) -- gunmen killed at least 13 people Saturday in Senegal who were gathering firewood in the forest, the military said. It was the worst attack in years in the West African nation's restive southern region, where a separatist insurgency has dragged on for more than three decades.
Dakar, Senegal -- The Nigerian military said Thursday that it had rescued one of the students kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in 2014 from a school in the village of Chibok. Nearly 300 girls were taken as they prepared for exams, an episode that aroused global outrage. The student, Salomi Pogu, ...
Organized by the Amaury sport Organisation, the Dakar Rally, between Paris and Dakar, Senegal, started in 1978. When security issues in Mauritania led to the cancellation of the 2008 race, it was moved to South America. Riders have to cover 9,000km in 14 days--each day is a stage--at an average ...
January 4, 2018 Beer, Senegal--The mosque loudspeaker crackles to life, just as it does five times a day, every day, in this quiet village just outside the Senegalese capital, Dakar. But instead of the typical melodious call to prayer, the voice booming from the minaret is all business. "If you are interested in ...
His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Dakar on an official visit to the Republic of Senegal. ... Dionne, several ministers, Qatar's Ambassador to Senegal Saree bin Ali al-Qahtani, Senegal's Ambassador to Qatar Mamadou Mamdo Sall and members of the Qatari Embassy.
Flights at the new Dakar international airport in Senegal have been disrupted by an air traffic controllers' strike, just a week after it opened. The 24-hour strike, which began at midnight GMT on Thursday, is about working conditions. Hundreds of passengers have been affected. Several flights have been ...
Dakar - A Senegalese court on Thursday delayed the trial of popular Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall on charges of embezzling public funds until January 3, as his lawyers denounced a "hasty" start to proceedings. Sall is accused of misappropriating $3.3m - a charge he denies and which backers say is politically ...

Airport International Blaise-Diagne, which had faced more than 10 years of delays, is meant to anchor Senegal's economic and tech center. The airport has had mixed reviews with its location of more than 31 miles from the capital, Dakar. A connecting train service is still years from completion. The airport ...
Dakar, Senegal -- A decade after construction began, Senegal opened a new airport on Thursday, the centerpiece of an ambitious plan to try to catapult the nation to become a top economic player in West Africa. President Macky Sall and other officials gathered at the $575 million airport, about a ...
Across all categories, the Dakar Rally pits 523 entrants in a race across some 9,000 km of South American desert over two weeks, with the final stage ending in the Argentine city of Cordoba on January 20. Originally the Paris-Dakar rally ran from Paris, France, to Dakar, Senegal. However, security threats ...
Every two years, Senegal's capital Dakar hosts a major exhibition that's open only to African artists and the diaspora. This year will be the 13th edition of the Contemporary African Art show known as Dak'Art. During every exhibition, prizes like the Young Talent Award are handed out. But getting young ...
Dakar - gunmen killed at least 13 people on Saturday in Senegal who were gathering firewood in the forest, the military said. It was the worst attack in years in the West African nation's restive southern region, where a separatist insurgency has dragged on for more than three decades. The bloodshed ...
Known as "peer-to-peer suitcase sharing" the concept is relatively simple: rent out your extra airline weight allowance to others for a small fee and they'll deliver your package. Correspondent Emmanuelle Landais in Dakar has been to find out how travelers cash in on the extra space in their suitcases.
The mayor of Dakar, Khalifa Sall, has been expelled along with 64 other party activists from the socialist party (PS), which convened a meeting for that purpose on Saturday in Dakar.The PS is a member of the ruling coalition government led by President Macky Sall. Those expelled include several other ...
Known as "peer-to-peer suitcase sharing" the concept is relatively simple: rent out your extra airline weight allowance to others for a small fee and they'll deliver your package. Correspondent Emmanuelle Landais in Dakar has been to find out how travelers cash in on the extra space in their suitcases.
His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Dakar on an official visit to the Republic of Senegal. ... Dionne, several ministers, Qatar's Ambassador to Senegal Saree bin Ali al-Qahtani, Senegal's Ambassador to Qatar Mamadou Mamdo Sall and members of the Qatari Embassy.
Flights at the new Dakar international airport in Senegal have been disrupted by an air traffic controllers' strike, just a week after it opened. The 24-hour strike, which began at midnight GMT on Thursday, is about working conditions. Hundreds of passengers have been affected. Several flights have been ...
Dakar - A Senegalese court on Thursday delayed the trial of popular Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall on charges of embezzling public funds until January 3, as his lawyers denounced a "hasty" start to proceedings. Sall is accused of misappropriating $3.3m - a charge he denies and which backers say is politically ...
In March 2018, Dakar, Senegal will play host to West Africa's No.1 B2B Power event, which will bring together the senior decision makers from across the ECOWAS region. The West Africa Power Summit hosted by Vale Media Group, the Sub-Saharan African B2B events company, will provide a platform to address some ...
Airport International Blaise-Diagne, which had faced more than 10 years of delays, is meant to anchor Senegal's economic and tech center. The airport has had mixed reviews with its location of more than 31 miles from the capital, Dakar. A connecting train service is still years from completion. The airport ...
Dakar, Senegal -- A decade after construction began, Senegal opened a new airport on Thursday, the centerpiece of an ambitious plan to try to catapult the nation to become a top economic player in West Africa. President Macky Sall and other officials gathered at the $575 million airport, about a ...
PA reported the 40-year-old's uncle participated in the 1982 Dakar Rally, which was run from the French capital of Paris to Dakar, the capital of Senegal. The landscape of the race has changed much since then, and next year's edition will see Villas-Boas and a host of professional teams rally from Lima, ...
Dakar, Senegal (AP)--As shock continues over the fate of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who vowed to rule until death but now finds himself in ... in neighboring Senegal during a weeks-long political standoff until Jammeh finally flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea with his family and close aides.
The first fonio de-huller was invented by a Senegalese engineer named .... James Courtright is a freelance journalist based in Dakar, Senegal covering human ...
Inaugural ACCES music conference sets bar high in Dakar ... from Africa and beyond descend on Dakar, Senegal, for two days of networking, ...
Dakar - Senegal's national assembly has lifted the parliamentary immunity of Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall, a leading opponent of President Macky ...
Senegalese President Macky Sall left the capital, Dakar, on Tuesday to attend a UN climate change Conference in Bonn, Germany, where ...
(CNN) The largest airport in Senegal will open its doors on ... Dakar accounts for half of Senegal's urban population and around 55% of GDP, ...
Dakar: Ahmed Alham Al Dhaheri, Deputy Under-Secretary for Consular ... office and customer service centre in Dakar, the capital of Senegal, ...
Further to the notice published on October 2nd, CMA CGM announced the improvement of the situation in Dakar, Senegal. The Emergency Port ...
Bafana Bafana arrived in the Senegalese capital of Dakar in the early hours of Sunday to start preparations for the final FIFA World Cup ...
Senegal could be the first through on Friday if they win away against South ... space of four days with a return encounter next Tuesday in Dakar.
If Senegal lose to Bafana in Dakar, after losing in Polokwane: Bafana will be guaranteed a top-spot finish in the group and a place at the World ...
The artist, who said he draws inspiration from every place he visits, has been working on the walls of Dakar in Senegal, Italy, Jordan, Yemen, ...
Dakar -- Senegal is willing to benefit from the Moroccan experience in the field of trade justice, said, Tuesday in Dakar, Senegalese justice ...
Bafana Bafana leave for Senegal the following day for the return game which will be played on Tuesday, 14 November in Dakar.
The composition of JWG on trade from Pakistan side has been shared with Senegal. Moreover, TDAP will participate in Dakar International ...
Ending this ritual has become a focus of the Dakar, Senegal-based organization, whose name means "breakthrough" in the local Wolof ...
"We were given to our Quranic teacher in Dakar by our parents," said Bouba. "We have been here for over six months now. Whatever we collect ...
... people from some of Senegal's poorest communities, a pair of social ... rural job seekers in the urban tumult of Dakar, Senegal's capital.


 

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