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President Abdoulaye Wade

Senegalese President Concedes Defeat

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 05.26.2012 | World

DAKAR, Senegal — World leaders and international observers on Monday lauded Senegal's presidential runoff election, saying that the country's pe...

Senegalese Leaders Are Out of Touch With Their People

Mouhamadou Mbodj | Posted 04.25.2012 | World
Mouhamadou Mbodj

If there was a case study on how not to run an election, this would be it. The young people of Senegal deserve better and, if we go back to basics, it may be that we can learn from these unfortunate events.

World's Oldest Leader?

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 04.20.2012 | World

KEBEMER, Senegal (AP) — The question dogging the president of this nation as he tries to convince his country to vote for him one last time can be t...

African-American Mayors Meet With Global Leaders for Historic Summit

Cheryl Wills | Posted 02.19.2012 | Impact
Cheryl Wills

African-American mayors from across the United States left their tight-knit communities, some with as few as 855 citizens, and traveled across the Atlantic Ocean for a historic dialogue in Dakar, Senegal.

Senegal's President Attempting To Exploit Constitutional Loophole, Run For Third Term

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

DAKAR, Senegal -- A spokesman for Senegal's president says he will seek a third term despite unrest and calls for his resignation. Spokesman Serigne ...

Senegal Offers Haitians Free Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Reuters reports that more than 160 Haitian students arrived in Senegal Wednesday to receive free education, as promised by Senegalese President Abdoul...

Africa's Seat at the Table

President Abdoulaye Wade | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
President Abdoulaye Wade

Battling global warming, the economic crisis, food and energy shortages, and AIDS and malaria requires co-partners, not post-colonial relationships.