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Dakar (Senegal)

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  • Liberia shuts schools, considers quarantine to curb Ebola

    DAKAR (Reuters) - Liberia will close schools and consider quarantining some communities, it said on Wednesday, announcing the toughest measures yet imposed by a West African government to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record. Security forces in...
  • Liberia shuts schools as Ebola spreads, Peace Corps leaves three countries

    DAKAR (Reuters) - Liberia will close schools and consider quarantining some communities, it said on Wednesday, rolling out the toughest measures yet imposed by a West African government to halt the worst outbreak on record of the deadly Ebola virus....
  • Liberia ordena cierre de escuelas por propagación del ébola

    DAKAR (Reuters) - Liberia ordenó el miércoles el cierre de todas las escuelas en el país y considera poner en cuarentena algunas comunidades, como parte de duras medidas del Gobierno del país del oeste de África para contener el peor brote del mortal...
  • Mobile money grows in Africa but hurdles remain

    DAKAR (Reuters) - IT technician Mansour Diagne is one of the lucky few in Senegal to have a bank account, but when he needs to pay some bills or transfer cash to his sisters on the other side of the crowded capital Dakar, he reaches for his mobile phone....
  • Easter Jeep Safari: Testing a pair of prototype Jeeps

    Easter Jeep Safari: Testing a pair of prototype Jeeps
    A world away from the bright lights and frantic rush of the current New York Auto Show, Jeep is using a very different venue to show off its latest concept vehicles. And it’s getting them dirty too. Jeep used the recent Easter Jeep Safari in Moab,...
  • El Dakar llega a Chile y Peterhansel se acerca a 'Nani' en autos. FOTOS

    El Dakar llega a Chile y Peterhansel se acerca a 'Nani' en autos. FOTOS
    El rally Dakar llegó hoy a Chile en la octava etapa y el francés Stéphane Peterhansel le arañó más de 8 minutos al español Joan 'Nani' Roma, líder en autos, para poner un poco de picante a la carrera. En motos, el francés Cyril Despres consiguió su...
  • Holiday beauty gift sets: Are you all set?

    Beauty sets can solve eleventh-hour holiday shopping conundrums, while bestowing on the receiver a gift of pure indulgence. Here are some of the latest for her or for him, with prices that range from tolerable to a luxurious splurge. 'The Firestarter'...
  • In Africa, Obama reflects on Nelson Mandela's role in his life

    In Africa, Obama reflects on Nelson Mandela's role in his life
    DAKAR, Senegal -- With 94-year-old Nelson Mandela possibly nearing death, President Obama on Thursday reflected on the role the civil rights icon had played in spurring him into political activism, saying he “gave me a sense of what is possible in...
  • All-nighter fix-it

    All-nighter fix-it
    Partying until daybreak, flying the red eye, cramming all night for an exam — these are just a few reasons for skimping on beauty sleep. And rarely in these circumstances is there the luxury of taking the next day off to nurse oneself back to happy,...
  • Why is Senegal -- an African success story -- becoming unstable?

     
    Unrest is building in Senegal over President Abdoulaye Wade's plan to seek a third term....
  • Senegal president in for tough second-round vote

     
    Senegal's president, Abdoulaye Wade, faces likely difficult second round presidential vote: With more than half the votes counted, Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade said Monday he was leading the 13 other candidates with 32.17%. But he needs more than...