Senegalese Govt Vows to Hunt Down Casamance Gunmen
The country is observing two days of mourning after 13 people were killed by armed men in the southern region of Casamance.
Deutsche Welle, 9 January 2018
Senegal's government has launched an inquiry into the killing of 13 loggers in the southern region of Casamance. It's the first upsurge in violence in the isolated region in years. Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 6 January 2018
The attack is one of the worst to occur in Senegal's southern region in recent years. The army says it is not clear whether the gunmen were members of the separatist Movement of… Read more »
Transit center in Ziguinchor, main city of the Casamance region (file photo).
A project aimed at protecting forests in Senegal's Casamance region has helped locals lay aside their political differences, writes Louise Hunt for The Guardian. Read more »