Category Archives: Senegal
First Published: 12 July 2012. Updated: 8 February 2013 Jump to News Update Notes MNLA (National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad) The MNLA is a very recent organisation with a very old cause: the Tuareg have been fighting an insurgency against the central power in Mali since the late 1950s and openly fighting since 1963. This […]
A group of black Mauritanians who were expelled to Senegal following racial unrest in 1989 said Tuesday they had been on hunger strike for a week to demand relocation to a third country. About 30 youths, women and elderly people lay on plastic mats or the ground in front of the United Nations refugee agency […]
At this moment, there are thousands of Mauritanian refugees waiting to return to their country. These innocents appear to have been marginalised because their existence is inconvenient for the political agenda of the illegitimate Mauritanian regime, which clings to power under the protection of president Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz, with the full support of major international governments and agencies.
Some 5,149,044 people have been registered for Senegal’s legislative elections slated for July. Total population was estimated at 12,855,153 in 2011. The registration of voters was completed by May 31st, 2012 by the electoral operations department, which is affiliated to the General Directorate of Elections, for the forthcoming legislative polls slated for July 1st. The […]