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Investors Pledge $7.8 Billion To Kick-Start Senegal Growth Plans

AFRICANGLOBE - Senegal secured pledges worth about $7.8 billion at a donor conference that began in Paris on Monday to help kick-start a development plan aimed at doubling economic growth rates over the next decade. Senegal is one of West Africa's most stable democracies.

Winds of Change Blowing Across Francophone Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - More than two decades after France's President François Mitterrand predicted a season of revolutions after the fall of the Berlin Wall, new winds of change are blowing through Francophone Africa.

Coward African Leaders: Military Intervention in Mali a Last Resort

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will continue to follow the path of diplomacy and dialogue in the resolution of the Arab...

Hillary Clinton Continues Her Seven-Nation African Tour

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is using her seven-nation African tour to reaffirm the strategies of US diplomacy in Africa. Clinton has pointed...

This Is Senegal’s New President

Macky Sall's political career appeared to have peaked under Abdoulaye Wade, where after serving as prime minister he fell from favour. On Sunday however,...

Wade Concedes Defeat to Opposition Candidate Macky Sall

Fireworks and dancing in the streets marked the concession of Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade to opposition candidate Macky Sall late Sunday, in a run-off...

Senegal’s Opposition Unite Against Wade

Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade, who asked for three more years to complete the Senegalese 'renaissance' his administration had begun in 2000, is not having...

Wade Faces Strong Challenge As Votes Counted

Early signs from the counting of votes in Senegal's presidential election are that incumbent Abdoulaye Wade faces a strong challenge from former premier Macky...