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Senegal vows to hunt down gunmen after 13 massacred

The Senegalese government vowed Sunday to be “relentless” in tracking down and bringing to justice those responsible for the execution of 13 people in the southern region of Casamance. Gunmen ordered a group of men and youths, out looking for wood, to lie on the ground deep in the forest …

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Senegal detains seven Chinese over Fishing

 Senegal authorities have detained seven Chinese trawling vessels for illegally fishing in its waters, the country’s navy said on Saturday. A Senegalese patrol boat intercepted the vessels off the coast of Senegal’s southern Casamance region on Friday, naval Captain Karim Mara, head of the patrol mission, told Reuters by telephone. …

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Gambia, Senegal to hold joint business forum

Senegalo-Gambian Permanent Secretariat (PSSG) is to hold the first Private and Public Sector Forum between The Gambia and Senegal from 24 to 25 May 2017 in Dakar, Senegal. In the build up to the day, the secretariat on Wednesday organised a preparatory meeting at Ocean Bay Hotel at Cape Point …

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Senegal’s Macky Sall lauds Buhari on Gambia

President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country. Former President Yahya Jammeh had refused to hand over power to Adama Barrow, winner of an election held last December, but …

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