Senegal President Sall requires day of mourning after unrest

The declaration had led to restrictions, together with a curfew which added to frustrations highlighted in latest protest. Senegalese President Macky Sall has declared a day of nationwide mourning in reminiscence of these killed in latest unrest sparked by the arrest of an opposition politician accused of rape. Sall additionally introduced lifting of COVID-19 restrictions… Continue reading Senegal President Sall requires day of mourning after unrest

Senegal opposition chief Ousmane Sonko to seem in courtroom

Detained opposition chief to seem earlier than a choose on Monday as his supporters urged to return to the streets. Detained Senegalese opposition chief Ousmane Sonko is because of seem in courtroom, as his supporters are urged to “massively descend onto the streets” for a brand new spherical of protests towards his arrest. Sonko, who… Continue reading Senegal opposition chief Ousmane Sonko to seem in courtroom

Pressure mounts on president as Senegal braces for contemporary protests

Senegalese President Macky Sall is dealing with rising stress to handle this week’s lethal unrest and have interaction in dialogue because the nation braces for extra protests. At least 5 individuals, together with a schoolboy, have been killed in days of clashes that erupted after the arrest of opposition chief Ousmane Sonko on Wednesday, in… Continue reading Pressure mounts on president as Senegal braces for contemporary protests

‘Descend on streets’: Senegal opposition requires mass protests

Opposition collective asks supporters to take to streets beginning Monday after 4 folks die in demonstrations backing opposition chief Ousmane Sonko. An opposition motion in Senegal has known as for 3 days of protests beginning on Monday after days of clashes between police and supporters of opposition chief Ousmane Sonko. At a information convention on… Continue reading ‘Descend on streets’: Senegal opposition requires mass protests

Senegal protests escalate as opposition chief seems in courtroom

Ousmane Sonko has denied wrongdoing and says accusations in opposition to him are politically motivated. Police have clashed with protesters in a number of neighbourhoods of the Senegalese capital Dakar, together with in entrance of a courthouse the place an opposition chief made his first look since his arrest on a rape cost. A lawyer… Continue reading Senegal protests escalate as opposition chief seems in courtroom

Egypt seeks to bypass Turkish presence in Senegal

Jan 12, 2021 CAIRO — Egypt’s parliamentary African Affairs Committee introduced Jan. 5 its intention to arrange a go to to Senegal in a bid to debate elements of bilateral cooperation in agricultural and infrastructure tasks and methods to set the wheel of investments in movement between the 2 international locations. May Mahmoud, a member of… Continue reading Egypt seeks to bypass Turkish presence in Senegal

Senegal reviews chook flu on farm, culls poultry

The outbreak within the Thies area has killed 58,000 birds, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) stated.Senegal has reported an outbreak of the extremely pathogenic H5N1 chook flu on a poultry farm, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) stated on Thursday. The outbreak, which occurred within the Thies area east of the capital… Continue reading Senegal reviews chook flu on farm, culls poultry