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2014-10-22 Chad's Inaction Won't Prevent Habré Trial
[HRW]Dakar -The Chadian government's refusal to transfer two alleged accomplices of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré to the special court in Senegal trying crimes during his rule will not prevent his trial. The Chadian government should try the two men and others accused of Habré-era crimes in Chad based on international standards.

2014-10-21 Chad Refuses to Help Habre Case
[Hirondelle]Arusha -Chad has rejected a cooperation request from the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC), further complicating the efforts of this Senegal-based special tribunal to bring to justice those most responsible for crimes committed in Chad under Hissène Habré (1982 -1990).

2014-10-20 WHO Declares Senegal Ebola-Free
[Vanguard]Senegal is officially free of Ebola, with the benchmark of 42 days without the disease having passed without any new cases, the World Health Organization said Friday.

2014-10-17 WHO Declares Senegal Free of Ebola
[Deutsche Welle]The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared Senegal Ebola-free. The UN health agency, however, cautioned that the western African nation was still vulnerable to further imported cases of the virus.

2014-10-16 SK East to Play Nyarii Tally in Friendlies
[The Point]A Serrekunda East selection is set to play three friendly international games with Nyarii Tally of Senegal.

2014-10-15 Reviewing of the Fisheries Code and Its Enforcement Decree
[Greenpeace]Dakar -Senegalese call for an ambitious Fisheries law to protect their resources

2014-10-15 Are the Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal over?
[WHO]Not quite yet.

2014-10-16 Ebola Virus' Outbreaks in Nigeria, Senegal Not Quite Over, Says WHO
[Guardian]CAUTIONING that the Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal are not yet quite over, the World Health Organisation (WHO) disclosed yesterday that it would declare their end in the former country on October 17 and in the latter on October 20.

2014-10-16 WHO Set to Declare Nigeria, Senegal Ebola Free
[Vanguard]Following the non-detection of new Ebola cases in Senegal and Nigeria after the requisite 42 days of active surveillance that is currently in place, the World Health Organisation is set to declare the end of the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, in the two countries.

2014-10-16 Afcon 2015 - Qualifiers - Group G - Day 4 / Tunisia Beat Senegal 1-0
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Tunisia's national soccer team defeated their Senegalese counterpart 1-0 (first half: 0-0) at an AFCON 2015 Group G day-4 qualifier played on Wednesday evening in Monastir.

2014-10-15 Are the Ebola Outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal Over?
[WHO]Not quite yet.

2014-10-13 Sowing the Seeds of Stable Agriculture
[SciDev.Net]Abidjan -Senegal's institute for food tech trains women and farmers to add value to their products and earn a better living.

2014-10-14 Senegal and Gambia Are One, Say Senegambia Presidents
[The Point]The presidents of The Gambia and Senegal have reiterated that there is a strong bond of unity and affinity between the two sister countries, saying they are one country divided by colonial boundaries.

2014-10-14 HM the King Receives in Rabat President of Senegal
[MAP]Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI received, on Monday in Rabat Royal Palace, President of the Republic of Senegal, His Excellency Macky Sall.

2014-10-13 Presidents Sall, Vaz, & Aziz Attend 20th Revolution Anniversary
[Daily Observer]The presidents of the Republics of Senegal, Guinea Bissau and Mauritania, Their Excellencies Macky Sall, Jose Mario Vaz and Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz were the three heads of state that attended the 20th anniversary of the July 22nd Revolution.

2014-10-14 Senegal Wrestler to Contest in Gambia
[Foroyaa]A Senegalese wrestler is to fight in Bakau with a Gambian-based wrestler as his opponent, Foroyaa Sport can reveal.

2014-10-13 WWF-Senegal Office Micro Finance Programme Establishes Cooperative Credit Unions
[The Point]Amadou Camara, conservation director World Wide For Nature (WWF-WAMPO) office in Senegal has said WWF-WAMPO established cooperative credit unions in Cayar and Popenguine, to reduce pressure on the fisheries resources, promote economic diversification and encourage alternative environmentally-friendly activities.

2014-10-11 Tunisia Hold Senegal
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Tunisia's national soccer team held Senegal's to a goalless draw at an Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group G Day-3 qualifier played on Friday evening in Dakar.

2014-10-10 USAID Administrator Shah Travels to Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Senegal
[USAID]U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah will travel to Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Senegal Oct. 13-17, to meet with national and local officials, aid organizations, and staff coordinating the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. USAID is helping to coordinate an aggressive U.S. Government response to the Ebola outbreak that leverages broad expertise and personnel from several federal departments and agencies, including the Departments of Def

2014-10-09 Samuel Sarr Granted Bail After 40 Days in Detention
[MFWA]Samuel Amète Sarr, a former Minister of Energy under the Abdoulaye Wade regime who is charged with libeling the Senegalese President Macky Sall, was granted bail on October 1, 2014.

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