Trial of Chad`s ex-president Habre adjourned to Sept 7

 A Senegalese court on Tuesday adjourned the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre on charges of crimes against humanity until September 7 to allow defence lawyers to prepare their case.

Lawyer seeks release of Nice defender Souleymane Diawara
Lawyer seeks release of Nice defender Souleymane Diawara

The lawyer acting for Nice defender Souleymane Diawara said on Saturday that he is to make a new bid for the release of the Senegalese international, who was arrested last month for attempted extortion.

Over 300 Senegalese, Malian migrants drowned in Mediterranean

More than 300 Senegalese and Malian migrants have died in recent sinkings in the Mediterranean, their governments said today, as pressure mounted on European nations to take action.

Diop complains of racist abuse from Atletico fans

Levante`s Senegal midfielder Papakouly Diop has complained of racist abuse from a section of the Atletico Madrid supporters during Sunday`s La Liga game.

Demba Ba left with mixed feelings after Chelsea winner

Demba Ba admitted to somewhat mixed feelings after coming off the bench to score the goal that took Chelsea into the Champions League semi-finals at Paris Saint-Germain`s expense on Tuesday.

Newcastle boss Pardew hopeful on Ba stay

The Senegalese striker has been linked with a move away in January due to a £7 million buy-out clause in his contract, but the Magpies boss is confident of retaining his services.

Pardew uncertain of Ba future at Newcastle

The Magpies boss is unsure whether the Senegalese striker will still be at St James` Park come the end of the January transfer window due to release clause in his contract

Senegalese vote in test of nation`s stability

Senegal`s President Abdoulaye Wade faces re-election on Sunday, having defied opposition efforts to block him .