A car bomb has exploded in the Malian town of Kidal, killing at least two UN peacekeepers.
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Tuesday 20 January 2009
Metz are awaiting news from Blackburn after striker Babacar Gueye joined Rovers for a trial, according to the French club's sporting director Joel Muller.
Friday 28 November 2008
Tuesday 11 November 2008
If you can't afford a ticket to ride around the world, there is another way. You can tour the craters of Baghdad, the swelling skylines of China, and the mud villages of Senegal from a cinema seat at the Sheffield International Documentary Festival.
Friday 25 July 2008
For a country that made Scrabble a "national priority", hosting this year's French-speaking world championship should have been Senegal's crowning moment. After taking three of the four titles up for grabs in Canada last year, Senegal – despite a national literacy rate of just 40 per cent – were the team to beat. Now it is going horribly wrong.
Thursday 17 July 2008
Sunday 06 July 2008
Veteran character actor Richard Jenkins is excellent in The Visitor, playing a subtler version of the embittered academic we've seen in Smart People, The Squid and the Whale, and every other recent indie dramedy.
Thursday 12 June 2008
Patrice Evra has signed a four-year contract extension at Manchester United.
Friday 30 May 2008
Sunday 04 May 2008
This Senegalese guitarist's finger-picking has the delicacy and refinement of Segovia, and his voice is infinitely subtle, painlessly getting his messages across.
Friday 02 May 2008
Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai won 47.9 percent of the vote in Zimbabwe's presidential elections, elections officials said Friday — not enough to avoid a runoff against President Robert Mugabe.
Wednesday 09 April 2008
The steely determination of Habib Beye has echoes of the late Bill Shankly's approach towards the game according to Newcastle United's manager, Kevin Keegan.
Friday 04 April 2008
Along with Baaba Maal, N'Dour is probably Senegal's biggest star, but one who has re-invested his success in the local music industry. With his own label, studio, radio station and club in Dakar, he has become part of the establishment of modern African music.
Friday 21 March 2008
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Saturday 23 February 2008
Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade has asked citizens with luxury homes to make them available to the state as it scrambles to accommodate thousands of delegates expected for an Islamic summit next month.
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