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18 dead in Burkina Faso terror attack
Africa

18 dead in Burkina Faso terror attack

At least 18 people, including eight foreigners, were killed during a suspect attack by Al-Qaeda fighters in a Turkish restaurant in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital. The attack is the latest in West Africa targeting popular tourist destinations in the volatile region, where Al-Qaeda in the Maghrib has footprints. Many of […]

Me Omar Youm: I fear for Senegal
Africa

Me Omar Youm: I fear for Senegal

A senior aide to Senegal’s President Macky Sall has deplored the use of profanity towards the West African nation’s leader, calling it insensitive. Me Omar Youm said he fears that the often use of profanity and disrespect in political discourse in the country known for its political stability and tolerance […]

Pape Diop: Macky Sall is incompetent
Africa

Pape Diop: Macky Sall is incompetent

A Senegalese opposition leader, Pape Diop is accusing President Macky Sall of disrespecting the people of Senegal following the opposition’s rejection of parliamentary poll results. Diop, the leader of Bokk Gis Gis took swipes at Sall calling him incompetent and for claiming victory in the polls ahead of official announcements […]

Senegal: Khalifa Sall must be sworn-in, supporters say
Africa

Senegal: Khalifa Sall must be sworn-in, supporters say

Supporters of the embattled former Mayor of Dakar said he must be sworn-in following his victory in the fiercely contested parliamentary polls. Khalifa Sall is currently remanded by Senegalese authorities pending his trial on allegations of corruption in the city government. He is accused swindling $2.9 million and faces charges […]