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Amidst controversy over the fate of former Chadian President Hissen Habre, a top African law professor Dr. Ibrahima Kane says Senegal can try the former Chadian leader in the country’s regular courts.
People of Fouladou and other communities in southern Senegal are calling on the government to come to their aid, after lightning killed two brothers.
Amidst the controversy over Senegal’s aborted attempt to extradite former Chadian President Hissen Habre, Belgium is calling for him to be handed over to it.In an interview with West Africa Democracy Radio, the Deputy Spokesman for the Belgium Foreign Ministry, Patrick Deboeck said, Habre was wanted by Brussels because some of its nationals were allegedly victimized by his regime.
Senegal has now announced that it’s suspending its decision to extradite former Chadian President Hisssen Habre to his home country on Monday 11 July. Senegalese Foreign Minister Madicke Niang made the announcement in an address on state television, RTS Sunday evening.
On Monday 11 July, former Chadian President Hissen Habre will be extradited to Chad from Senegal, a decision announced by the government in Dakar at the weekend, but human rights groups say he may not be given a fair trial there.
The 12th International Pharmaceutical Forum is underway in the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
The theme of the four-day forum is “The African Pharmacist in the third Millennium.”
More and more, the “global village” expression is fast becoming a reality.Today, global trade and other economic and business activities are so interlinked that what happens in one sector tends to affect the others, either directly or indirectly.
An official of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) says the International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant for Libyan leader Col Moammar Gadhafi could have serious implications for ending the civil war by peace talks.
Residents of several districts of the Senegalese capital have been experiencing water shortage for some days now, a situation described as very difficult during this hot season.