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The postponement of the February 25 Presidential Election in Senegal: An unfortunate but redeemable incident

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Senegal The postponement of the February 25 Presidential Election in Senegal: An unfortunate but redeemable incident [ITUC Africa] 14-02-2024

Senegal Crackdown on media after election delay [IFJ] 07-02-2024

Senegal Copyright and teaching materials in Senegal [EI] 30-09-2023

Senegal / Africa Strengthening Trade Union Engagement to Tackle the Challenges of Sovereign Debt in Africa [ITUC Africa] 29-08-2023

Senegal Journalist Pape Ale Niang arrested, detained and charged [IFJ] 07-08-2023

Senegal Seafarers seize ship over owed wages and owner neglect, as Senegal shirks obligations to crew [ITF] 08-02-2023

Senegal Strong action needed for Inclusive Quality Public Education [EI] 25-01-2023

Senegal Seafarers ‘sitting ducks’ as Port of Dakar leaves them without warning lights [ITF] 13-08-2022

Senegal National collective agreement for the bakery sector [IUF] 21-01-2022

Senegal / Burundi The informal economy and decent work in Senegal, Burundi and South Africa [Equal Times] 22-12-2021


Other news


Senegal’s crisis-tested democracy faces growing social demands 2024-06-18 [Equal Times]

Senegal African Journalists' Congress Sets New Vision for Journalism, Elects New Leadership 2024-03-09 [IFJ]

The postponement of the February 25 Presidential Election in Senegal: An unfortunate but redeemable incident 2024-02-14 [ITUC Africa]

Crackdown on media after election delay 2024-02-07 [IFJ]

Europe “Homecoming”: former emigrants struggle to reintegrate in Senegal 2024-02-01 [Equal Times]

Copyright and teaching materials in Senegal 2023-09-30 [EI]

Africa Strengthening Trade Union Engagement to Tackle the Challenges of Sovereign Debt in Africa 2023-08-29 [ITUC Africa]

Journalist Pape Ale Niang arrested, detained and charged 2023-08-07 [IFJ]

Senegal West African fishers strike for fair wages and ‘respect’ on EU-owned vessels 2023-07-19 [Mongabay]

Seafarers seize ship over owed wages and owner neglect, as Senegal shirks obligations to crew 2023-02-08 [ITF]

Strong action needed for Inclusive Quality Public Education 2023-01-25 [EI]

Seafarers ‘sitting ducks’ as Port of Dakar leaves them without warning lights 2022-08-13 [ITF]

Unions win pay rise 2022-03-23 [EI]

National collective agreement for the bakery sector 2022-01-21 [IUF]

Burundi The informal economy and decent work in Senegal, Burundi and South Africa 2021-12-22 [Equal Times]

Postal workers strike over government debt 2021-01-22 [UNI Global Union]

Faced with climate change in Senegal, how can unions support efforts towards energy transition? 2020-12-17 [Equal Times]

Office of Les Echos newspaper attacked, vandalized 2020-08-10 [IFJ]

Union's dialogue with company secures more protection for workers 2020-05-28 [BWI]

Recovering education at all levels while saving lives 2020-05-09 [EI]

SNTC welcomes income guarantees for workers 2020-04-18 [BWI]

BBC Afrique fires journalist over a controversial interview on the role of France in Rwanda 2020-02-12 [IFJ]

SNTC / BTP protests against debts due to construction companies 2019-05-28 [BWI]

ITF backs Senegalese workers in BRT project 2019-05-20 [ITF]

Row erupts between union and non-union teaching staff 2019-04-06 [UWN]

President tasks unions with sustaining peace 2018-05-03 [Le Journal]

Africa The women and girls in Senegal pushing through the tech industry's gender barriers 2018-01-09 [Equal Times]

The Australian mining project threatening homes, livelihoods and political stability in southern Senegal 2017-11-10 [equal times]

The latest workplace elections shuffle the deck of teacher trade unionism 2017-09-06 [Education International]

The Senegalese fishermen trapped between hunger and exile 2017-04-04 [Equal Times ]

The Senegalese fishermen trapped between hunger and exile 2017-04-03 [Equal Times]

This month in labour history


1-06-1920 Beginning of a week-long strike in the Dakar-Niger Railways for a wage increase benefiting both African and European workers. [more]