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News Senegal: Senegal police fire tear gas to break up anti-government protest

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/senegal-police-fire-tear-gas-break-anti-government-000209006.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Dakar (AFP) - Police fired tear gas to break up a protest in Senegal's capital Dakar on Thursday and arrested several people, including a former premier, protesting against a move to raise the bar for presidential candidates. With less than a year to go ...

News Senegal: Senegal Approves Sale of Tigo to Group Led by French Billionaire

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-21/senegal-approves-sale-of-tigo-to-group-led-by-french-billionaire
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Senegal approved the sale of Millicom International Cellular SA’s mobile-phone business in the country to a group of investors that includes French billionaire Xavier Niel, a decision that may end a dispute over the transaction that began last year.

News Senegal: Senegal capital erupts in protest over new election law

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-senegal-politics/senegal-capital-erupts-in-protest-over-proposed-election-law-idUSKBN1HQ29M
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

DAKAR (Reuters) - Protests flared in Senegal’s capital on Thursday and a parliamentary debate descended into pushing and shoving over a change to an election law that critics say will make it impossible for minor candidates to run for president in 2019.

News Senegal: Senegal police arrest scores of opposition figures

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/201274/madagascar-opposition-protesers-hurt-in-clashes-with-police
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Senegalese police dispersed hundreds of protesters with tear gas and batons on Thursday afternoon in the capital Dakar and arrested dozens including former Prime Minister Idrissa Seck. The opposition members were protesting against the vote on a proposed ...

News Senegal: Senegal Clamps Down On Protests Over Plan to Amend Electoral Law

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804200117.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Senegal's plan to amend its electoral law ahead of presidential elections in 2019 has sparked a series of protests. Human rights campaigners say the government's response is a cause for concern. Police in the capital Dakar on Thursday used teargas to ...

News Senegal: New technology reduces malaria cases in Senegal

News channel or source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/technology-reduces-malaria-cases-senegal-180418063102888.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

A new way of detecting malaria is being credited with cutting the number of people who have died from the disease in Senegal. Scientists have developed technology that has seen cases drop by 20 percent. Al Jazeera's Nicholas Haque reports from Dakar, Senegal.

News Senegal: Senegal: Right to Peaceful Protest and Freedom of Expression Must be Respected Amid Crackdown on Dissent

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804190688.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The Senegalese authorities must protect the right to peaceful protest and ensure the security forces refrain from using excessive force as anti-government demonstrations are planned today in the capital Dakar, Amnesty International said. Activists and ...

News Senegal: Senegal Has A Chance To Dodge The ‘Oil Curse’

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/senegal-chance-dodge-oil-curse-222000545.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Senegal is a newcomer to the oil industry, and as the international companies that ventured into the West African country and struck oil in 2014 are nearing final investment decisions on oil and gas projects, the key question for the future of Senegal’s ...

News Senegal: Protests in Senegal against proposed electoral law changes

News channel or source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/protests-senegal-proposed-electoral-law-180420110618122.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Protesters in Senegal are angry about potential changes to electoral rules, fearing it will block many candidates from running in next year's presidential election. The opposition says the proposals are a blow to democracy. But the government insists the ...