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Senegal man detained for taking girlfriend's exams, dressed as woman

Urdu Point 03 Aug 2021
Dakar, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Aug, 2021 ) .A Senegalese student has been detained for fraud after allegedly disguising himself as a woman and sitting his girlfriend's high school exams, his lawyer told AFP on Tuesday.
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Former world track chief Diack back in Senegal after release

The Joplin Globe 11 May 2021
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Disgraced former world athletics head Lamine Diack returned home to Senegal late Monday after a local soccer club paid a bond of just over $600,000 to allow him to leave France ... The money was raised by a soccer club in Senegal that Diack once led, according to an official with the club and also Diack's lawyer.
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Disgraced former World Athletics chief Lamine Diack returns to Senegal after local football club pays for his release from France

Yahoo Daily News 11 May 2021
Dakar, Senegal ... The money was raised by a football club in Senegal that Diack once led, according to an official with the club and also Diack's lawyer. Diack arrived in Dakar late Monday and appeared frail as he walked through the airport.
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Why African voices are crucial to the debate over the return of colonial loot

The Art Newspaper 26 Mar 2021
In an interview, Isabel von Klitzing, a trained lawyer and provenance researcher specialised in Nazi-looted art, discusses the research and restitution of colonial-era African artefacts with the Dakar-based ... A lawyer by training, she is currently based between Frankfurt and Dakar.
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Senegalese music legend Thione Seck dies aged 66

Gulf News 15 Mar 2021
Thione Seck, one of Senegal's biggest music stars over the last four decades, died at the age of 66 in Dakar on Sunday, his lawyer said. "He died this morning of an illness at the Fann hospital," lawyer Ousmane Seye told AFP, confirming reports in the Senegalese media.
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Senegalese music legend Thione Seck dies at 66

Al Jazeera 15 Mar 2021
Thione Seck, one of Senegal’s biggest music stars over the last 40 years, died at the age of 66 in the capital Dakar on Sunday, his lawyer said. “He died this morning of an illness at the Fann hospital,” lawyer Ousmane Seye told the AFP news agency, confirming reports in the Senegalese media.
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Senegalese music great Thione Seck dies at 66

Ghana Web 15 Mar 2021
Thione Seck, one of Senegal’s biggest music stars over the last 40 years, died at the age of 66 in the capital Dakar on Sunday, his lawyer said. “He died this morning of an illness at the Fann hospital,” lawyer Ousmane Seye told the AFP news agency, confirming reports in the Senegalese media.
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Senegal opposition leader charged with rape and released on bail

Ghana Web 09 Mar 2021
Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko, whose arrest has sparked violent protests, was charged with rape on Monday but was released on bail under judicial supervision, his lawyers said. Sonko appeared in court in the capital Dakar on Monday, where he faced questions about a rape charge, which he denies and claims is politically motivated.
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Judge orders release of Senegal opposition leader

Urdu Point 08 Mar 2021
Dakar, March 8 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Mar, 2021 ) .A judge ...
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Senegal opposition leader charged with rape, freed from detention

Urdu Point 08 Mar 2021
Dakar, March 8 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Mar, 2021 ) .A Senegalese judge charged opposition leader Ousmane Sonko with rape and freed him from detention pending an investigation on Monday, after his arrest last week sparked the West African state's worst unrest in years ... He's free," said Etienne Ndione, one of Sonko's lawyers.
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Senegal clashes kill one after opposition leader arrest

The Jordan Times 05 Mar 2021
DAKAR — Senegalese police clashed with supporters of arrested opposition leader Ousmane Sonko on Thursday, leaving one person dead in the south of the country, a police official said ... Sonko's arrest has triggered the worst unrest seen in Dakar in years, in a West African country known for its stability.
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Senegal restricts internet as protests escalate

Egypt Independent 05 Mar 2021
But at the same time, I also did not experience any difficulties sending Emails,” DW correspondent Robert Ade reported from capital city Dakar ... Sonko was scheduled to be transferred on Thursday evening to a Dakar courthouse where his case will be heard by a judge, but his lawyers said the hearing had been postponed to Friday.
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Senegal clashes kill one after opposition leader's arrestSonko's arrest has triggered the worst unrest seen ...

Deccan Herald 04 Mar 2021
Sonko's arrest has triggered the worst unrest seen in Dakar in years, in a West African country known for its stability. Dozens of students were still holed up in Dakar's Cheikh Anta Diop university on Thursday, where they threw concrete blocks at police, who responded with tear gas and stun grenades, an AFP reporter at the scene said.
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Senegal opposition leader arrested after scuffles between supporters and police

Urdu Point 03 Mar 2021
Senegal's opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was arrested in the capital Dakar on Wednesday, his lawyers said, after supporters scuffled with security forces ahead of his scheduled court appearance to face a rape charge. Dakar, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Mar, 2021 ) ...
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Senegal opposition leader arrested as supporters rally

Urdu Point 03 Mar 2021
Dakar, March 3 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Mar, 2021 ) .Senegal's opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was arrested in the capital Dakar on Wednesday, according to his lawyers, ahead of his scheduled court appearance to face a rape charge ... Another of his lawyers, Etienne Ndione, confirmed this account.

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