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3 hours ago
The Senegalese President, Macky Sall, has sacked his Health Minister, Abdoulaye Sarr, following a hospital fire disaster in the country in which 11 newborns died and replaced him with another person.
9 Mar
Senegalese President Macky Sall, the current head of the African Union, said he had talked with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to urge a "lasting" ceasefire in Ukraine.
21 Feb
Senegalese President Macky Sall on Monday urged Germany to keep its troops in Mali, amid uncertainty over their future in the fragile Sahel country after France announced a military withdrawal.
7 Feb
Tens of thousands of jubilant fans packed the streets of Senegal's capital Dakar on Monday to welcome the national squad home after its Africa Cup of Nations win.
7 Feb
Senegal's President Macky Sall declared Monday a public holiday to celebrate the national football team's first-ever African Cup of Nations crown following their victory against Egypt, public television announced.
24 Jan
Senegal's ruling coalition on Monday acknowledged defeat in two local polls seen as a key test of support ahead of an eagerly-awaited general election.
5 Jan
Pre-tournament favourites Senegal head to Cameroon for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with an added pressure after President Macky Sall told Sadio Mane's side on Tuesday to "bring us the cup".
17 Nov 2021
Senegalese police released an opposition leader hours after his arrest on Wednesday, his lawyer said, a week after he was previously detained following clashes between his supporters
26 Jul 2021
Senegal's health ministry said Monday that hospitals in the capital Dakar were "close to saturation" due to a surge in Covid-19 patients, with overworked medical personnel facing burnout.  The West African country has suffered a third wave of virus infections in recent weeks, with cases rising from a few dozen a day late last month…
15 May 2021
Adji Sarr, who has accused Senegal's opposition leader of rape, has learned the consequences of speaking out about sexual abuse in the conservative West African country the hard way.
11 Mar 2021
Senegalese President Macky Sall has declared Thursday a day of national mourning in memory of those killed in recent unrest sparked by the arrest of a rival politician accused of rape.
25 Jun 2020
Senegal's President Macky Sall began a preventative two-week quarantine after coming into contact with a coronavirus case, although the leader has tested negative for the disease, his office said.

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