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5 Aug
World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, offered an explanation why healthy life expectancy in the African region increased on average by 10 years per person between 2000 and 2019.
4 Aug
Senegalese President Macky Sall's coalition lost its absolute majority in parliament but finished first by a narrow margin in parliamentary polls, official results showed Thursday.
31 Jul
Senegal on Sunday voted in parliamentary elections the opposition hopes will force a coalition with President Macky Sall and curb any ambitions he may hold for a third term.
27 Jul
The Joint United Nations Programme on Human Immuno-deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (UNAIDS), yesterday, warned that millions of lives were at risk, as a move to control the disease falters.
17 Jul
The Golden Arrows of Nigeria, yesterday, continued their winning streak by recording a second victory after defeating their Senegalese counterparts in the placement match, at the ongoing 25th Africa...
6 Jul
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today, Wednesday, to participate in the International Development Association (IDA) for Africa Summit in Dakar, Senegal. An institution of the World Bank Group, IDA is deepening its support to drive a resilient recovery for countries hit by the global crises of climate and COVID -19, growing levels of insecurity…
27 Jun
Eighty-four people, including two opposition MPs, went on trial in Senegal on Monday for allegedly defying a protest ban in the tense runup to legislative elections. Supporters, including main opposition leader Ousmane Sonko, cheered the defendants as they arrived in court in the capital Dakar. "We are in Senegal -- the right to demonstrate is…
18 Jun
Senegal's main opposition leader has issued what he called an "ultimatum" to President Macky Sall, urging him to release those arrested during a day of clashes that reportedly left three people dead.
28 May
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.
22 May
Last year, heads of states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) adopted a new roadmap towards achieving Eco with the launch date now scheduled for 2027.
22 May
Africa’s foremost fashion and creative industry promotion company, Legendary Gold Limited, in partnership with the African Union and Africa Business Council introduces Agogo Africa
Senegal airport
19 Apr
Senegal's international airport has called on airlines to ensure that planes have enough jet fuel for return flights, amid a kerosene shortage in the West African nation. In a statement Monday night, Blaise-Diagne International Airport said that "unfavourable international conditions" and volatility in commodities markets had severely disrupted supplies of jet fuel. The airport, near…

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