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  • Child beggars still rampant in Senegal despite laws 
    Updated: Apr-20-15 3:40 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - Twelve-year-old Youssuf and 7-year-old Mamadou start their day at 5 a.m. walking from a Dakar, Senegal suburb into the city to beg for money. The older boy must come back with 700 CFA ($1) and the younger 500CFA ($0.80), or they may get beaten. They then must go beg for food.