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Casamance: 13 killed in attack in restive southern region of Senegalese

Gunmen shot dead 13 people and wounded seven others on Saturday in the forest of Senegal`s southern region of Casamance, the army said. 

Jan 07, 2018, 09:38 AM IST

African Union suspends Burkina Faso and slaps sanctions on coup junta

The African Union suspended Burkina Faso and slapped sanctions on the leaders of its military coup Friday as troops tried to stop protesters from marching on the capital`s Revolution Square.

Sep 19, 2015, 09:56 AM IST

Burkina army, civil groups remain divided over transition

Burkina Faso`s army and civil groups Tuesday struggled to approve a framework for a transitional government after the ouster of the country`s longtime ruler.

Nov 12, 2014, 03:34 AM IST

Senegal tense as exiled former president returns home

Exiled former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade has made a controversial homecoming with security forces on high alert two years after he lost office in an election marred by violent protests.

Apr 26, 2014, 04:53 AM IST

Senegal media boss in custody after criticising President

The owner of one of Senegal`s largest media groups has been detained after accusing President Macky Sall of building up wealth through corruption, the company said.

Dec 31, 2013, 18:07 PM IST

Senegal`s Sall: the dark horse who beat "The Hare"

A full 35 years younger than the outgoing president, Sall embodies the generational change in Senegalese politics.

Mar 26, 2012, 20:36 PM IST