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  • 01:28 Senegal Opens Library Exclusively Dedicated To Comics

    Senegal Opens Library Exclusively Dedicated To Comics

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    Comic book fans and lovers have created the first library dedicated to graphic novels, mangas and comics in Senegal. The BD Passion Dakar, hosts mainly young readers six days a week, offering low-cost masterpieces generally hard to find for fans in the co

  • 02:33 Senegal Not Letting Down Guard On Ebola

    Senegal Not Letting Down Guard On Ebola

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    Senegal was largely able to avoid last year"s Ebola epidemic in West Africa, recording just one case of the deadly virus. But even with the outbreak mostly contained, doctors say the country cannot let down its guard. Mariama Diallo recently visited Dakar

  • 02:27 Senegal President Calls For Shorter Presidential Term Limits

    Senegal President Calls For Shorter Presidential Term Limits

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    The call by Senegal's Macky Sall for shorter presidential term limits puts him in a very small minority. Other African leaders have sought to extend their stay in office and some say there should be no time limit on how long they should rule. Jane Kiyo re

  • 03:18 Senegal Farmers Take Up Organic Farming

    Senegal Farmers Take Up Organic Farming

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    Senegalese farmers are increasingly turning towards organic farming techniques that are considered healthier and less damaging to the environment. Mahia Mutua reports.

  • 01:53 Senegal Produces Its First Wine Bottles

    Senegal Produces Its First Wine Bottles

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    Senegal's first vineyard has just finished its second harvest. Despite challenges the wine producers are experiencing slow growth

  • 02:07 Senegal Plans To Ban Full-face Islamic Burqa

    Senegal Plans To Ban Full-face Islamic Burqa

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    Senegal plans to ban women from wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public in an attempt to curb jihadi activity. Chad, Gabon and Congo-Brazzaville have announced similar bans, while Cameroon introduced it in July in its Far North region.

  • 00:52 Senegal Looks To China For Funding

    Senegal Looks To China For Funding

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    Senegalese President, Macky Sall says he's looking to China to help fund more than $800 million worth of planned infrastructure projects. Sall said this at a press conference following the forum on China-Africa cooperation in Johannesburg.

  • 00:37 President Macky Sall Reduces Term Limits From Seven To Five Years

    President Macky Sall Reduces Term Limits From Seven To Five Years

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    Senegal's President Macky Sall has announced the reduction of his presidential term from seven to five years.[TAKE VO] This means there will be no referendum on the issue, which was previously slated for April 2016. The statement from the presidency said

  • 03:27 Senegal Women Smoking Fish To Pay The Bills

    Senegal Women Smoking Fish To Pay The Bills

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    In Senegal, fish processing has become an income generating activity for many women,a mean to fight against poverty and a factor of economic development.

  • 02:26 Senegal’s Revamping Of Public Transport Vehicles Reaches 3rd Phase

    Senegal’s Revamping Of Public Transport Vehicles Reaches 3rd Phase

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    Senegal has now entered the third phase of the revamping of its public transport system. The program, which was launched in 2005, mainly focuses on replacing the multi coloured public transport vans commonly known as sept-places, or seven-seaters.

  • 00:48 Senegal Government To Launch New National Carrier

    Senegal Government To Launch New National Carrier

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    Senegal's finance minister, Amadou Ba has announced plans to launch a new national airline to replace the loss-making Senegal Airlines. Senegal Airlines, which was founded in 2009 to replace defunct predecessor Air Senegal International, had its air opera

  • 01:20 Son Of Senegal's Ex-president Receives Presidential Pardon

    Son Of Senegal's Ex-president Receives Presidential Pardon

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    The son of Senegal's former president Abdoulaye Wade, has been freed from prison after receiving a presidential pardon. Karim Wade served three years of a six-year sentence for illegally enriching himself during his father's rule. Despite the pardon, he i

  • 01:25 Senegal To Rid Dakar Of Child Beggars

    Senegal To Rid Dakar Of Child Beggars

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    Begging among children is a growing problem in Senegal. To eradicate the problem, the government has announced a ban on child beggars. It's also set to launch a campaign to try and stop the practice.

  • 02:24 Senegalese Shea Butter Initiative Lifts Women Out Of Poverty

    Senegalese Shea Butter Initiative Lifts Women Out Of Poverty

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    Staying in Senegal, one woman is revolutionising the production of shea butter and creating sustainable development in rural communities. Her initiative has lifted thousands of women out of poverty.

  • 01:36 Young Senegalese Develops Innovative Way To Beat Dakar's Traffic

    Young Senegalese Develops Innovative Way To Beat Dakar's Traffic

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    Traffic jams are a daily battle in many cities, and the Senegalese capital of Dakar is no different. One young man has however come up with an innovative service for commuters who want to avoid the long delays on the city’s roads.

  • 02:12 Senegal Begins Enforcing Anti-tobacco Law

    Senegal Begins Enforcing Anti-tobacco Law

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    Authorities in Senegal are also intensifying anti-tobacco efforts. Smoking in public places now illegal across the country. And so is selling cigarettes to minors . This follows the implementation of the anti-tobacco law which was enacted in 2014 . Susan

  • 01:42 Senegalese Women Embrace Urchins Fishing

    Senegalese Women Embrace Urchins Fishing

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    In Senegal, fishing for sea urchins has become one of the main economic activities for many women. However, it comes with great difficulties and risks at sea and often the women on the frontline don't generate as much money as the restaurant owners who bu

  • 01:43 Senegal To Raise Concerns About Economic Growth In Africa

    Senegal To Raise Concerns About Economic Growth In Africa

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    Senegal is one of the African countries that will be attending the G20 as a guest. President Macky Sall will travel to Hangzhou in the coming days. Earlier, CCTV sat down with the Senegalese Commerce Minister about the upcoming summit

  • 01:55 Senegal Hosts Conference To Tackle And Curb Migration In North Africa

    Senegal Hosts Conference To Tackle And Curb Migration In North Africa

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    West African Leaders are also keen to tackle and curb the migration crisis in North Africa. The issue of West African migrants who end up getting stuck in other African countries on their way to cross the Mediterranean, topped the agenda at a leaders meet

  • 00:58 Senegalese Students Awarded Scholarships To Study In China

    Senegalese Students Awarded Scholarships To Study In China

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    In a sign of deepening ties between China and African countries ... 15 Senegalese students are on their way to China to further their studies. The young people are recipients of scholarships from the China Road and Bridge Corporation. The bursary gives th

  • 02:01 Delegates In Senegal Discuss Ways To Share Information On Infectious Diseases

    Delegates In Senegal Discuss Ways To Share Information On Infectious Diseases

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    A technical and ministerial meeting focusing on health matters has concluded in the Senegalese capital of Dakar. The objective of the meeting was to implement a mechanism to fight against emerging infectious diseases. Leslie Mirungu has more details.

  • 07:25 The Desert: Sahel - A Region Under Threat

    The Desert: Sahel - A Region Under Threat

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    In our new special series -- The Desert -- CCTV takes an epic journey through the Sahara to explore how climate change is affecting the world's largest hot desert, and the people who inhabit it. In this installment our team travels to Northern Senegal in

  • 02:22 Senegalese Entrepreneurs Set Up Eco-friendly Car Wash

    Senegalese Entrepreneurs Set Up Eco-friendly Car Wash

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    Access to water isn't something to be taken for granted in many parts of Africa. Wastage is frowned upon and tasks that require copious amounts of water like washing cars can be a challenge. Not so for two young Senegalese, who've set up an eco-friendly c

  • 01:53 MSGBC Basin Countries Discuss Energy Harnessing Strategies

    MSGBC Basin Countries Discuss Energy Harnessing Strategies

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    Senegal first international oil and Gas summit opened today in Dakar with a focus on the MSGBC Basin region which includes Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Guinea. This summit is taking place at a time when recent discoveries of oil and

  • 01:59 Many Young Men In Senegal Seek Fame And Fortune Through Combat Sport

    Many Young Men In Senegal Seek Fame And Fortune Through Combat Sport

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    In most places on the continent, football reigns supreme among sports. However, in Senegal, wrestling challenges it for popularity. It provides entertainment and exercise, and offers young men dreams of fame and fortune. Leslie Mirungu with more

  • Has God Forsaken Africa?

    Has God Forsaken Africa?

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    The story of this documentary unfolds in a working-class neighborhood in Dakar, Senegal. The director, Musa Dieng Kala, returns there to see what happened in a district he grew up in. Twenty years have passed since he and his friends dreamt of rebuilding

  • 01:08 Report: Forced Evictions Threaten Investment In Africa

    Report: Forced Evictions Threaten Investment In Africa

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    Forced evictions are at the heart of most African land disputes, and anger over those displacements threatens investment across the continent. An international discussion on Land tenure, risk for investors and political stability in Africa has been held i

  • 01:48 Senegalese Government Implements Policies To Curb Rice Imports

    Senegalese Government Implements Policies To Curb Rice Imports

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    Rice is a staple dish in West Africa, and there are several local varieties of it. People however tend to prefer imported rice. Particularly in Senegal. That country's government is now implementing policies to boost local rice production and consumption.

  • 02:17 China To Construct Major Motorway In Senegal

    China To Construct Major Motorway In Senegal

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    China has been awarded a contract to construct the "Ila Touba" highway in Senegal -- it's one of the country's biggest projects since independence

  • 01:56 Senegalese Find Wood Sticks More Effective Than Toothbrushes

    Senegalese Find Wood Sticks More Effective Than Toothbrushes

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    The use of wood sticks still has its place in the daily life of Senegalese. Some find it more effective than toothbrushes and toothpastes. CGTN's Thuli Tshabalala tells us more

  • 03:20 Meet The Senegalese Scientist That Helped To Discover New Strain Of HIV

    Meet The Senegalese Scientist That Helped To Discover New Strain Of HIV

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    A Senegalese scientist was among a group of researchers who discovered HIV 2, a different strain of AIDS causing virus. Let's now take a look at the works of Professor Souleymane Mboup.

  • 00:47 Women In Rural Senegal Receive Vocational Training

    Women In Rural Senegal Receive Vocational Training

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    Across Senegal, celebrations to mark the International Women's Day on Wednesday, focused on appreciating women's efforts in society. A network of 5-thousand women has partnered with local authorities to highlight the plight of women in rural Senegal. The

  • 02:06 Musik Bi Downloads Site Marks First Anniversary In Senegal

    Musik Bi Downloads Site Marks First Anniversary In Senegal

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    In Senegal, the first legal music download website "MusikBi" has been celebrating its first anniversary in the country's capital, Dakar. The website features the best of francophone music from different genres. The founders hope to expand the content to f

  • 01:04 Senegal Hosts Continental Education Summit To Bolster Education

    Senegal Hosts Continental Education Summit To Bolster Education

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    Senegal's capital Dakar is currently hosting a continental education summit. The 11th edition of Association for the Development of Education in Africa is one of the most important events in the continent. This year's theme focuses on promoting education