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Stories with place: Senegal
  • Ex-Senegalese president's son to face graft trial 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:14 pm
  • DAKAR, Senegal - An official says the son of Senegal's former president will be tried for illicit enrichment following an investigation into how he amassed his multimillion-dollar fortune.

  • West Africa's Ebola outbreak has claimed 137 lives 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:25 pm
  • DAKAR, Senegal - The World Health Organization says an Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed 137 lives.

  • Protector of vast African park shot and wounded 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:19 pm
  • DAKAR, Senegal - A Belgian royal who, as director of a vast national park in eastern Congo has defended endangered mountain gorillas and other animals from poachers and the forests from illegal logging, was shot and seriously wounded as he drove through the park, officials said Wednesday.

  • Belgian head of Congo's Virunga park shot 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:00 am
  • DAKAR, Senegal - The Belgian director of Africa's oldest national park, a reserve in conflict-ridden eastern Congo, has been shot and seriously wounded but his condition is improving, park officials said.

  • Senegal to send Mali 250 more peacekeeping troops 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:58 pm
  • DAKAR, Senegal - Senegal plans to send more peacekeeping troops to neighboring Mali, where international forces are trying to restore stability after jihadi extremists took over the country's north.

  • Report: Senegal failing to stop child begging 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 10:16 am
  • DAKAR, Senegal - An international human rights group says Senegal's government has failed to make good on promises to close residential schools with decrepit housing.