- Amnesty calls for release of Mali child soldiers Updated: Nov-30-13 7:28 am
- France to send 1,000 troops to C. African Republic Updated: Nov-26-13 4:02 pm
- Senegal judge finds accused lesbians not guilty Updated: Nov-20-13 8:07 am
- Nigeria, Ivory Coast qualify for World Cup Updated: Nov-16-13 5:32 pm
- Ivory Coast qualifies for 3rd straight World Cup Updated: Nov-16-13 5:17 pm
- Poll finds 1/3 Africans paid bribes in past year Updated: Nov-13-13 12:57 pm
- 5 women arrested under Senegal's anti-gay law Updated: Nov-12-13 11:16 am
- Suspect in Mali journalists killing did jail time Updated: Nov-07-13 12:31 pm
- Son of Senegal ex-president to boycott graft trial Updated: Nov-06-13 10:52 am
DAKAR, Senegal - Amnesty International is calling on the Malian government to release five adolescents held by the military for up to seven months. An Amnesty delegation met the five teenagers, aged between 15 and 17, at a military camp in Mali's capital.
DAKAR, Senegal - France promised Tuesday to send 1,000 troops to Central African Republic amid warnings about the potential for genocide in the near-anarchic former French colony.
DAKAR, Senegal - A judge in Senegal says there is insufficient evidence to convict four women accused of violating the country's law banning homosexual acts.
Nigeria and Ivory Coast have qualified for the World Cup.
CASABLANCA, Morocco - Ivory Coast qualified for a third straight World Cup after surviving a nervous finish to draw 1-1 with Senegal for a 4-2 aggregate win in the African playoffs on Saturday.
DAKAR, Senegal - Nearly one-third of Africans surveyed say they have been forced to pay bribes including for medical treatment, according to a 34-nation poll released Wednesday.
DAKAR, Senegal - Senegalese police detained five women accused of violating the country's anti-gay law, highlighting increased pressure on suspected lesbians in the deeply conservative West African nation, an activist group said Tuesday.
DAKAR, Senegal - The man who authorities have identified as the lead suspect in the recent kidnapping and murder of two French radio journalists in Mali has had previous run-ins with the law, officials said Thursday.
DAKAR, Senegal - Lawyers for the son of Senegal's former president say they will no longer participate in legal proceedings against their client, who has been incarcerated since April on charges of illicit enrichment.