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Senegal: Where does the international community stand?

After having mounted pressure on Wade by supporting the call for a generational change of government, Paris and Washington have all of a sudden gone quiet. The African Union on the other hand does fnot intend to sit on the sidelines.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 19:26

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Senegal: "Y'en a marre" movement in bad shape

altThe electoral registration frenzy among Senegalese youth in districts across the country is a result of "Y'en a marre's" awareness campaign. But Y'en a Marre...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 17:56

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Is Wade's machinery still at full blast?

altThose who doubted the near-86 year-old Senegalese leader, Abdoulaye Wade's capacity of campaigning will have to eat their words.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 17:56

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Nigeria: No early campaigns for politicians

President Jonathan says that Nigerians are interested on what politicians put on the ground for them and not how many elections they conduct and win/Photo/ReutersWith less than a year in office for Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and state governors, some politicians have started to position themselves ahead of the next elections in 2015.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 17:06

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Trend Hunter: Reality Check for Reality TV in Africa

Nigerian IdolBig Brother Africa has been enchanting viewers for six years now, luring African audiences who crave local content. In the past, television producers have written Africa off as a place not deserving of its own locally-produced entertainment.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2012 20:01

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Lagos live - Keziah's rallying cry

Nigerian artist Keziah Jones wants to breathe new life into the local music scene Nigeria's biggest music stars peddle hiphop and rap. At their 'live' performances they mime energetically to recordings laden with synthesised sound.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2012 20:35

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