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Gambians seek refuge in Senegal amid political tension
Several thousand Gambians have crossed to Senegal in the last 10 days to escape growing tension over the results of last month's presidential election.

Fri, 13 0 2017 00:00:01 GMT

Mauritania repatriation operation picks up with second convoy
UNHCR conducts a second repatriation convoy for Mauritanian refugees in Senegal, stepping up the operation launched in January.

Fri, 14 0 2008 00:00:01 GMT

Senegal: Voluntary repatriation of Mauritanian refugees
UNHCR is picking up its repatriation operation from Senegal with a second convoy yesterday (Thursday) bringing home more than 250 Mauritanians. We plan to step up the pace of voluntary returns and organize...

Fri, 14 0 2008 00:00:01 GMT

Tripartite meeting on the return of Mauritanian refugees from Senegal
A Tripartite Commission involving the governments of Mauritania and Senegal and UNHCR met for the first time yesterday to discuss the upcoming return of Mauritanian refugees currently in Senegal. The...

Fri, 18 0 2008 00:00:01 GMT

UNHCR to start repatriating Mauritanians from late January
The UN refugee agency and the governments of Mauritania and Senegal have agreed to start repatriating some 24,000 Mauritanian refugees from January 28.

Fri, 18 0 2008 00:00:01 GMT
President of Senegal is Macky Sall
Prime Minister is Abdoul Mbaye

Wikipedia June 2012
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Location of Senegal within the African Union

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‘Wrath of Coastal Erosion’ Is Devouring a Senegal Fishing Hub
Saint-Louis, on Senegal’s Atlantic coast, has Unesco-protected architecture and a bustling fishing community. But coastal erosion threatens, and is accelerating.

Wed, 23 May 2018 14:24:36 GMT

In a Corner of Senegal, a Victory Over Malaria
A partnering of Senegal’s government, a sugar company and health experts has lowered the incidence of an age-old scourge from endemic to controllable.

Tue, 01 May 2018 09:45:04 GMT

Hints of Human Evolution in Chimpanzees That Endure a Savanna’s Heat
The apes of Senegal’s Fongoli savanna may offer hints to how our own ancestors moved out of the woodlands, shed their fur and started walking upright.

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:14:32 GMT

Senegal Eyes Deporting Ex-Detainees as Critics Accuse U.S. of Neglect
A move by Senegal to deport former Guantánamo detainees spotlights the Trump administration’s closing of a State Department office that monitored resettlements.

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 22:30:33 GMT

A Chef’s Dream to Restore an Ancient West African Grain
For the Senegalese-American chef Pierre Thiam, a meal with fonio tastes of both past and future.

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:00:47 GMT

Gunmen Kill 13 in Restive Southern Region of Senegal
The deaths in the restive Casamance region, where a separatist insurgency has dragged on for decades, led to fears of renewed unrest in the area, which had been relatively calm for years.

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:35:18 GMT

U.S. Put 92 Somalis on a Deportation Flight, Then Brought Them Back
The Somalis boarded a flight to the war-torn country on Thursday, but the plane only made it as far as Senegal. Immigration officials cited logistical issues.

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 17:09:34 GMT

Senegal Opens Airport in Bid to Jump-Start Economy
The nation and its president have high hopes that the $575 million airport will help it become a regional powerhouse.

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 21:21:16 GMT

The West and What Comes After
What Donald Trump claims to be defending is still real but may not last.

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 18:30:21 GMT

Why Migrants Keep Risking All on the ‘Deadliest Route’
The grim fates of two Senegalese brothers match those of a growing number of young African men who are determined to reach Europe — or die trying.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:56:44 GMT
Senegal. SJ Dodgson MJoTA 2012 v5n1 p0609

Senegalese Mr Diagne is everywhere, and I have written about him before, click here. He is an erudite, well-spoken, well-educated professional from Senegal with medical and science training who Gilead had the sense to hire to talk to African communities about health. He was in San Francisco at the early stages of the epidemic and was in a lab studying the effects of drugs on HIV cells. This was before the virus had been isolated and characterized. He knows everything there is to know about HIV infection, progression of the disease, prevention and treatment, and he knows about the other diseases we all have to watch out for that are also transmitted by blood and by intimate relations.

The African communities are in general extremely receptive of his message, clearly some in every audience are more interested in the food he brings with him, but I have always seen some members of every audience getting what he is saying. He tells me he has had a great success rate in African community members being tested and treated for HIV infection that they did not know they had before listening to him.

He came out on Saturday night to a celebration of Senegal that was widely advertised as a free event put on by the ladies of Senegal, in celebration of what they had achieved. He brought with him a representative of Gilead, Mr Frank Ratchford and a physician Dr Xiaoli Ma and her husband, who is a cancer researcher at Fox Chase. Dr Ma was there to talk about the need for vaccination and testing for hepatitis B: you get hepatitis B, you increase astronomically your chance of getting liver cancer and dying before your time. For picture of Dr Ma giving her talk, click here.

I saw Malians, Haitians, the Ethiopian contingent pictures above, African Americans. When I left after the presentation on HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B, I saw that people were still arriving. Congratulations Senegal for wanting to celebrate, and being able to! For constantly updated news of Senegal, click here. For constantly updated news of Ethiopia, click here. For constantly updated news of Rwanda,click here.