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May 19, 2013
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In Senegal, the M23 Movement, a coalition of opposition parties and civil society organizations is continuing its campaign to prevent incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade from contesting the upcoming 2012 elections.
Youths from the ruling Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS) are said to have blocked the prison gate in the southeastern town of Tambacounda to prevent a high level socialist youth delegation from seeing their jailed colleague, Malick Noel Seck.
The main Senegalese opposition Coalition, ’Benno Seggil’ Senegal, has failed to agree on a single candidate to challenge incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade in next year's election.
Normal operations at the container terminal at Guinea’s sea port have resumed, after activities were paralyzed due to a workers strike.
WADR’s Conakry Correspondent says the nearly 400 container terminal workers, who downed their tools in protest against their new employer, the French company, Bolloré on Monday resumed work.
President Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal has condemned the violence which erupted Wednesday in Fanaye, in the region of Saint-Louis, northern Senegal, leaving two persons dead and 20 others injured.
In Senegal, the season for lots of promises from politicians is around the corner, as presidential election is just a few months away.
The leader of the opposition Senegalese Workers and People’s Party, Maitre Elhaji Diouf says if elected in the February 2012 polls, he will resolve the long-running armed rebellion in the southern Senegalese region of Casamance in just 500 days.
The Palace du justice, the main courthouse in the Senegalese capital, Dakar has seen the appearance of an official of the Socialist Convergence of the former ruling Socialist Party, Malick Seck.
“I think Africa has always been the continent most affected by terrorism in the world, much more than America,” says Dr. Jakkie Cilliers, Executive Director of the Pretoria-based Institute for Security Studies (ISS).
Children are not just the future leaders but they have a crucial role to play, even before getting on the leadership stage.
As countries around the World have been celebrating International Day for Disaster Prevention, the role children and youths can play in disaster risk prevention and management has been highlighted.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has offered some humanitarian assistance to people in the restive southern Senegalese region of Casamance.