Agreement signed in neighbouring Guinea-Bissau allows rebels fighting a separatist campaign in Casamance region since 1982 to lay down arms and work towards permanent peace.
Senegal President Macky Sall's ruling coalition says it won 30 of the country's 46 administrative departments, giving it a majority in parliament following Sunday's legislative election.
The single-round ballot will decide the 165 seats of the single-chamber parliament — currently controlled by President Macky Sall's supporters — for the next five years.
Sadio Mane finishes ahead of Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and fellow Senegalese Edouard Mendy in the men's category, and Asisat Oshoala bags the award in the women's category, a record fifth time.
Fire on dugout believed to be ignited by a cigarette leaves at least 14 people dead and injures 21 others, officials say.
Fire at neonatal department in a hospital in western Tivaouane city leaves 11 babies dead, the West African country's president says.
The films "Les Harkis" and "Nos Frangins" screen the French colonisation of Algeria and its consequences, while "Tirailleurs" criticises the recruitment of Senegalese soldiers during World War I.
The football governing body ordered African champions Senegal and Nigeria to play one match behind closed doors after crowd disorder during last month’s 2022 World Cup play-offs.
A new report from the UN refugee agency says the number of asylum seekers that have died or gone missing doubled last year, with land and sea routes becoming more dangerous.
This year marks the first time the tournament will be held in the Middle East and has been pushed to later in the year than is typical to avoid the region’s summer heat.
The military operation aims to dismantle the bases of a faction of the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance, which has led a low-intensity separatist conflict in the south since 1982.
With new building, Türkiye and Senegal will take strong historical, cultural, and human ties one step further, the Turkish president said.
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