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News Topic - Senegal

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Bourdain's 'enchanting' visit to Senegal Read full story for latest details.
CNN.com | 3 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Killer hippos spread fear among fishermen in Senegal rivers Gouloumbou (Sngal) (AFP) - Lying in hospital with bloodied bandages over the deep gashes in his legs, Senegalese fisherman Ali Fall recalls the moment a hippopotamus tried to kill him as he hauled in nets in a local river. The waters of Gouloumbou in east
Yahoo! News | 13 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Senegal's southern forests may disappear by 2018: ecologist Senegal's heavily forested southern region of Casamance will have no tree cover left by 2018 if illegal logging driven by Chinese demand is not addressed, a Senegalese ecologist warned Thursday. "Senegal has lost more than a million trees since
Yahoo! News | May 26, 2016 5:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ex-environment minister warns of illegal logging in Senegal Illegal timber sales from Senegal to Gambia could see the Casamance forest depleted significantly in the next two years, the former environment minister said Thursday.
KLKNTV.com | May 26, 2016 4:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
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Timber smugglers could make Senegal's last forests disappear soon Casamance in southern Senegal contains the country's last remaining forests, an area of 30,000 hectares (74,000 acres) that could be depleted by 2018 as smugglers feed the demand for rosewood furniture in China, said former environment minister Haida
Yahoo! News | May 26, 2016 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dakar biennale fuels new life into Africa's contemporary art DAKAR, Senegal (AP) Videos projected onto massive buildings, pop up art galleries and installations in an old courthouse are features of the Dakar Biennale, Africa's largest contemporary art festival currently enlivening Senegal's capital.
Yahoo! News | May 26, 2016 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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8 dazzling reasons to visit Senegal Vibrant and welcoming Senegal, with its rich traditions and natural beauty combining to great effect, is an ideal choice for a first-time visitor to Africa.
CNN.com | May 26, 2016 12:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Verdict Expected Monday in Former Chadian Ruler's Trial A court in Senegal is scheduled to deliver a verdict Monday in the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre. Habre was tried on charges of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes before a special tribunal in Dakar, the Extraordinary African
Voice of America | May 25, 2016 10:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Senegal to build West Africa's largest solar energy plant French development agency PROPARCO will provide an 18-year 35.5 million euro ($39.54 million) loan to finance the construction and operation of a solar energy plant in Senegal, which it says will be the largest of its kind in West Africa. The 30-MW plant,
Yahoo! News | May 25, 2016 11:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Caf not expecting Samoura favours The Confederation of African Football is not expecting any special treatment from Fifa's new secretary general Fatma Samoura of Senegal
BBC News | May 23, 2016 1:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend