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Cities 'disappearing' into Atlantic.

Eleven African cities made the list of the world's 100 Resilient Cities, with Dakar the first to release a strategy for fighting climate change and overpopulation

- CNN Top Stories - US

The debate over second-hand clothes in Senegal.

Donated to charity, used clothing is big business with 18,500 tonnes imported each year to the West African nation.

- Al Jazeera - QA

About 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in four countries.

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen UNICEF is working with partners to provide therapeutic treatment to severely malnourished children in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen.NEW YORK/DAKAR/NAIROBI/AMMAN, 21 February 2017 – Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

UN: Congo must stop rights violations by its armed forces.

DAKAR, Senegal " The U.N. commissioner for human rights has called on Congo's government to stop human rights violations by its armed forces.Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said Monday that as security has deteriorated in...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UN: Congo must stop rights violations by its armed forces.

DAKAR, Senegal — The U.N. commissioner for human rights has called on Congo's government to stop human rights violations by its armed...

- Townhall.com - US

Gambia leader heralds new dawn for minister jailed 22 times.

By Edward McAllister DAKAR - For one Gambian government minister, the ceremonial swearing in of President Adama Barrow marked the new dawn of a democracy he was jailed 22 times for trying to defend - once for every year autocratic ex-ruler Yahya Jammeh was in power. At an inauguration ceremony at the national stadium on ...

- Yahoo! News - US

What the rest of Africa can learn from The Gambia's transition to democracy.

People cheer as Senegalese troops arrive to take charge of security at the presidential palace in Banjul, The Gambia. EPA/Legnan Koula-The tensions that followed the historic electoral defeat of Gambia strongman President Yahya Jammeh has been a litmus test for democracy in Africa beyond the tiny west African nation. It's ...

- The Conversation - UK

Gambia celebrates Barrow's inauguration.

Bakau, Gambia, Feb 19 - Thousands celebrated Saturday as new Gambian President Adama Barrow retook his oath of office, a month after he was sworn in across the border in neighbouring Senegal during a tense power struggle. February 18 is also the anniversary of The Gambia's independence from Britain, but many are also ...

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News24.com | Finally, Gambia's Barrow 'officially' sworn-in as president.

Thousands of supporters have gathered to finally celebrate the inauguration of Gambian President Adama Barrow, a month after he was sworn in across the border in neighbouring Senegal during a tense power struggle.

- News24.com - ZA

The Gambia celebrates inauguration of President Adama Barrow.

500 Senegalese, Ghanaian and Nigerian soldiers provided security for Independence Day celebrations.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

He devised a business plan that's improved livelihoods in his native Senegal.

The Franco-Senegalese, born in Senegal's capital, Dakar, and vet-schooled in Belgium, was more interested in how healthy animals could boost food production and how that production could improve people's livelihoods. For 10 years now, the result is Dolima, Senegal's second-largest dairy brand under the milk production ...

- Yahoo! News - US

He devised a business plan that's improved livelihoods in his native Senegal

Bagoré Bathily opened Senegal's only fresh milk production company in 2007, capitalizing on the fact that 30 percent of the population lives off cattle rearing. Hundreds of cowherds have earned more income.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Senegal's cancer patients struggle for treatment

Patients have nowhere to turn after the country's only radiation therapy machine stopped functioning in 2016.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Time to discover new places in Africa. Ghana, Senegal and Uganda now on Street View

From the lovely scenic mountains of the south, to the beautiful beaches of the west, and the exotic parks of east, the regions of Africa contain some of the most breathtaking views in the world.Starting today, you can take virtual tours of some of the most iconic landmarks and monuments in Ghana, Senegal and Uganda. That ...

- The Official Google Blog - US

West African troops to stay in Gambia for three more months

Five hundred Ghanaian, Senegalese and Nigerian troops will remain in the tiny west African country until at least late May, according to a communique released on behalf of Senegalese General Francois Ndiaye

- Daily Monitor - UG

OCHA highlights 12 forgotten crises in urgent need of support

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, World, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

As Gambia crisis passes, displaced return from Senegal

Several thousand people have returned to the Gambia since ex-president Yahya Jammeh ceded power.

- UN - INT

As Gambia crisis passes, displaced return from Senegal

Several thousand people have returned to the Gambia since ex-president Yahya Jammeh ceded power. Over 50,000 remain in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau.

- UN - INT

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