Scroll to Top
By

(JollofNews) – A French national has been remanded in custody in Senegal over charges of “insulting” Islam, judicial sources told AFP on Saturday. The Frenchman appeared before a judge...

By

(JollofNews) – The brother of Senegal’s president resigned Friday from his controversial role at a commodities firm, sparking a violent protest by opposition groups who have levelled corruption...

(JollofNews) – Inside Senegal’s state penitentiary, jailed minors form an orderly queue. They are being driven away from the prison in Thiès to enter a studio and fight. Senegal is experimenting...

(JollofNews) – A French court on Tuesday refused to comply with the request of the Senegalese government concerning the seizure of Karim Wade’s property, son of former President Abdoulaye Wade,...

By

(JollofNews) – Karim Wade, the son of Senegal’s former president, was released from prison after being granted a presidential pardon, a spokesman for President Macky Sall and Wade’s...

(JollofNews) – Senegalese government on Sunday said it will take “strong action” against excessive cutting of wood in Casamance, in the south of the country. This follows a warning that the...

By

(JollofNews) – Chad’s ex-ruler Hissene Habre has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison at a landmark trial in Senegal. The judge convicted him of rape,...

(JollofNews) – Senegal’s heavily forested southern region of Casamance will have no tree cover left by 2018 if illegal logging driven by Chinese demand is not addressed, a Senegalese ecologist...

(JollofNews) – It is indeed quite sad as well as embarrassing to many Gambians keenly following the socio-political events in the Gambia. It is quite hard to see how President Yahya Jammeh can wriggle...

By

(JollofNews)—The United States and Senegal signed a cooperation agreement on Monday to ease the deployment of American troops to the West African nation to counter humanitarian crises, natural disasters...