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2015-05-27 Senegal Reaps Lots of Benefits From King Mohammed VI's One-Week Visit
[The Point] After an extended one-week visit by King Mohammed VI of Morocco, Senegal stands to reap quite a lot of benefits from Moroccan goodwill in the form of various economic projects and bilateral cooperation.

2015-05-27 Senegal Signs 13 Bilateral Agreements With Morocco
[The Point] Dakar -During the second day of his three-day working visit to Senegal, the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, on Thursday signed 13 bilateral agreements in various fields of economic cooperation with his Senegalese host, President Macky Sall.

2015-05-25 CAR Wants to Learn Lessons From Habre Trial
[Hirondelle] Bangui -The Central African Republic (CAR) wants to learn lessons from the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC), set up within the Senegalese justice system to try former Chadian president Hissène Habré.

2015-05-25 Rose Lokissim's Mission Achieved As Habre Goes on Trial
[Al Jazeera] Sifting through the thousands of documents we had found strewn across the floors of an abandoned secret police headquarters in Ndjamena, Chad, we glimpsed the final moments of Rose Lokissim's brave life.

2015-05-26 King Mohammed VI's Visit to Senegal Ends Up in Failure
[SPS] Dakar -The visit of Moroccan King, Mohammed VI, to Senegal was marked by two incidents that tarnished the image Moroccan government wanted to promote with regard to the relationship between the two countries.

2015-05-26 HM the King and Senegalese Pres. Launch Project to Build Small-Scale Fishing Unloading Site in Dakar
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI and Senegalese President Macky Sall launched the building works of a small-scale fishing unloading site in Soumbedioune in Dakar.

2015-05-25 HM King Mohammed Vi Arrives in Saint Louis, Northern Senegal
[MAP] Saint Louis -HM King Mohammed VI arrived, Saturday afternoon in Saint Louis, as part of the working and friendship visit that Sovereign is paying to Senegal.

2015-05-25 HM the King, Senegal's President Inaugurate Connection of Two Villages to Electricity Grid
[MAP] Louga -HM King Mohammed VI and Senegalese President Macky Sall on Saturday inaugurated the connection of the villages of Massar Teugue and Yamane Seck, in the rural commune of Sakal, department of Luga, to the national electricity grid.

2015-05-25 His Excellency Mr. Ambassador, Should We Act or React?
[Greenpeace] After the publication of the new report entitled "Scam on the African Coast: The Hidden Face of Chinese and Joint-Venture Vessels' Tonnage Fraud in Senegal, Guinea Bissau and Guinea" by Greenpeace Africa, the Chinese Ambassador in Senegal, His Excellency Mr. Xia Huang, reacted in the media disproving the information contained in this document and promising to organize a press conference to clarify Greenpeace's accusations.

2015-05-25 Amata, Okon-George Shine in Dakar
[Vanguard] ALL Africa Games high jump champion, Doreen Amata continued her excellent run of form this season with a 1.94m jump at the IAAF world challenge in Dakar, Senegal.

2015-05-25 Global Leaders Honor Senegal, the Philippines, and Uruguay for Advances in Reproductive Health
[PR Newswire] -- 2015 Resolve Award recognizes innovative public sector leadership with a special focus on women's rights.

2015-05-24 HM the King, Commander of the Faithful, Offers Dinner in Honor of Dignitaries of Sufi Brotherhoods in Senegal
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, offered, here Friday, a dinner in honor of dignitaries and leaders of Sufi brotherhoods in Senegal.

2015-05-24 HM the King Hands Donation of 10 Tons of Medicines to Fann Hospital in Dakar
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by Senegalese President Macky Sall, handed, on Friday at the University Hospital Center of Fann in Dakar, a donation of ten tons of medicines and equipment.

2015-05-24 HM the King, Commander of the Faithful, Donates 10K Copies of Holy Quran to Senegal
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, donated 10,000 copies of the holy Quran to parties in charge of religious affairs management in Senegal, following the Friday prayer which the sovereign performed with Senegalese president Macky Sall in the Grand Mosque of Dakar.

2015-05-24 HM the King, Commander of the Faithful, and Senegalese Pres. Perform Friday Prayer in Dakar Grand Mosque
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, accompanied by HH Prince Moulay Ismail and Senegalese President Macky Sall, performed the Friday prayer in the Grand Mosque of Dakar.

2015-05-22 New Film Highlights Habré Trial
[HRW] Paris -A new short documentary narrated by the French actress Juliette Binoche shines a light on the upcoming trial of Hissène Habré, the former dictator of Chad, Human Rights Watch said today. "Talking about Rose" ("Parler de Rose") tells the story of the life and death of Rose Lokissim, a prisoner killed in 1986 by the DDS, Habré's political police.

2015-05-21 Where a Migrant's Journey Begins
[Al Jazeera] Abdou Diallo has been training to be a mechanic in Senegal's capital, Dakar, for six years - since he was 10 - hoping to one day get a paying job.

2015-05-20 Nigeria, Seven Others to Begin Ebola Vaccine Trial
[Guardian] Abuja -Nigeria is one of eight African countries where clinical trials of a vaccine for the Ebola virus disease will soon commence. The others are Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Cameroun, Ghana, Mali and Senegal.

2015-05-22 Race for Olympic Slots Gets Hotter
[CAF] The Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games is a year away, however the battle for places takes another turn this weekend with the first leg matches of the second round of the continental qualifiers.

2015-05-21 HM the King Arrives in Dakar
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI arrived, on Wednesday in Dakar, for a working and friendship visit in the Republic of Senegal, first leg of an African tour that will take the sovereign to Guinea Bissau, CĂ´te d'Ivoire, and Gabon.

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