President’s Cartoon – Senegalese Journalist Freed From Six Weeks’ Detention

[MFWA] A Senegalese journalist was released on August 11, 2017 after spending over a month in detention for sharing a cartoon of President Macky Sall on whatsApp.

[MFWA] A Senegalese journalist was released on August 11, 2017 after spending over a month in detention for sharing a cartoon of President Macky Sall on whatsApp.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Senegal’s Ruling Coalition Wins Large Parliamentary Majority

[Deutsche Welle] According to the electoral commission in Senegal, the country’s ruling coalition party will take 125 of 165 seats in parliament. This confirmed an expected landslide for supporters of President Macky Sall.

[Deutsche Welle] According to the electoral commission in Senegal, the country's ruling coalition party will take 125 of 165 seats in parliament. This confirmed an expected landslide for supporters of President Macky Sall.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

2017 Dakar General Assembly a Huge Success Says Rotarian Dr Kalala

[Daily Observer] The chartered president of Rotary Club of Brusubi/Serrekunda has described the 2017 General Assembly of Rotary International held recently in Dakar, Senegal as a huge success.

[Daily Observer] The chartered president of Rotary Club of Brusubi/Serrekunda has described the 2017 General Assembly of Rotary International held recently in Dakar, Senegal as a huge success.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Senegal Start-Up Trains Young Coders

[VOA] Senegal’s tech scene has been slow to get off the ground due to a lack of qualified coders. But a locally run company is trying to change that, while also helping young people find jobs.

[VOA] Senegal's tech scene has been slow to get off the ground due to a lack of qualified coders. But a locally run company is trying to change that, while also helping young people find jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Ruling Coalition Claims Landslide Victory

[Deutsche Welle] Senegal’s ruling coalition party claims to have won 43 of the country’s 45 electoral departments. But ex-president Abdoulaye Wade has accused the government of engineering problems with the ballot to sway the outcome.

[Deutsche Welle] Senegal's ruling coalition party claims to have won 43 of the country's 45 electoral departments. But ex-president Abdoulaye Wade has accused the government of engineering problems with the ballot to sway the outcome.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Crunch Time As Senagal Decides

[Al Jazeera] Voters in Senegal are set to elect a new parliament following a tense campaign between rival coalitions in an election seen as a crucial test of support ahead of a presidential election in 2019.

[Al Jazeera] Voters in Senegal are set to elect a new parliament following a tense campaign between rival coalitions in an election seen as a crucial test of support ahead of a presidential election in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal