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Baye Modou Fall: The Senegalese convict who says he escaped prison 12 times

BBC News 04 Jun 2021
He says he had been waiting trial for nine years and some lawyers say his case highlights the need to reform Senegal's justice system ... In Senegal he has been nicknamed Boy Djinné, which means Spirit Boy in the Wolof language, but his former lawyer thinks this doesn't reflect his true character.

Former world track chief Diack back in Senegal after release

Index-Journal 11 May 2021
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Disgraced former world athletics head Lamine Diack returned home to Senegal late Monday after a local soccer club paid a bond of just over $600,000 to allow him to leave France ... The money was raised by a soccer club in Senegal that Diack once led, according to an official with the club and also Diack's lawyer.

Disgraced former World Athletics chief Lamine Diack returns to Senegal after local football club pays for his release from France

Yahoo Daily News 11 May 2021
Dakar, Senegal. Disgraced former World Athletics head Lamine Diack returned home to Senegal late Monday after a local football club paid a bond of just over $600,000 to allow him to leave France ... The money was raised by a football club in Senegal that Diack once led, according to an official with the club and also Diack's lawyer.

Ex-athletics chief can leave France

Dawn 05 May 2021
Diack’s lawyers said a Senegalese football club had raised the money to pay the bond ... “He paid the 500,000 euros last week,” one of his lawyers, Simon Ndiaye, said, while adding that Diack still had ‘administrative formalities to complete’ before returning to Senegal.

Sports World: Squad size quota increased for Euro

Straits Times 04 May 2021
REUTERS Ex-athletics chief to return to Senegal. PARIS • The former head of global athletics, Lamine Diack, sentenced by a French court to a four-year jail term, two of which were suspended, will be allowed to return to Senegal after posting a bond with French justice.

Survivor Explains How 63 People Drowned after Migrant Boat Capsized in Mauritania

Foroyaa 29 Apr 2021
By Yankuba Jallow & Mariama Marong ... He testified they followed the man to the riverside ... He added ... Lawyer Mboge told the witness that Bahoum was just an agent for a principal, who was in Senegal ... The witness while being cross-examined by Lawyers Baboucar Badjie and A.R ... However, Lawyer A.R. Bah said it was stationed in Senegal at a place called Nyojor.

Mumbai: Gangster Ravi Pujari’s police custody extended till March 15

Hindustan Times 09 Mar 2021
Meanwhile, the plea was objected by Pujari’s lawyer DS Manerkar ... Last year in November, the Mumbai Police did not get the custody of gangster Ravi Pujari from Bengaluru court as Pujari’s defence lawyer claimed that the Senegal authority had not permitted any cases registered by Mumbai Police against Pujari.

Violent protests continue in Senegal after opposition politician rape charge

The Irish Times 09 Mar 2021
At least eight people have died, hundreds been injured, and about 100 arrested as protests continue in Senegal, following a rape charge against the country’s opposition leader ... Her identity has since been shared across social media, resulting in death threats, according to her lawyer.

‘Life Lessons From African Women’ – a Book Spotlighting Female Leaders from across Africa

Business Day Online 06 Mar 2021
These will be distributed across 15 countries, including South Africa, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Liberia, Senegal and Kenya – in schools and to beneficiaries of training(s) offered by Facebook partners ... Alice Nkom – Lawyer and Human Rights Activist [Cameroon] ... Monica Musonda – Lawyer, Entrepreneur and CEO [Zambia].

Senegal opposition leader arrested after scuffles between supporters and police

Urdu Point 03 Mar 2021
Senegal's opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was arrested in the capital Dakar on Wednesday, his lawyers said, after supporters scuffled with security forces ahead of his scheduled court appearance to face a rape charge ... Another of his lawyers, and Senegal's gendarmerie, confirmed the opposition leader's arrest.

Facebook launches ‘LeadHERs: Life lessons from African women’ – a book spotlighting female leaders from ...

Joy Online 03 Mar 2021
... – Showrunner and Screenwriter [Senegal]Noella Coursaris Musunka – Model and Philanthropist [Democratic Republic of the Congo]Samantha ‘MisRed’ MusaMedia personality, Social Influencer and Philanthropist [Zimbabwe]Djamila Ferdjani – Doctor and Entrepreneur [Niger].

25 years on, Ravi Pujari brought to Mumbai to face prosecution in 10 cases

Indian Express 23 Feb 2021
Pujari’s lawyer Dilraj Sequeira sought the full list submitted to the Senegal authorities of cases he will be tried for in the city ... Pujari’s lawyer, however, approached the Karnataka High Court on the ground that the extradition order from Senegal did not mention any cases registered in Mumbai.

Mumbai Police gets custody of Ravi Pujari

Indian Express 21 Feb 2021
The order was issued by the special court in Bengaluru on Saturday after the Mumbai crime branch produced the documents related to the permission granted by the Senegal authorities and the production warrant issued against Pujari by the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) special court ... Lawyer Jacob, her aide move Bombay HC for bail.

Mumbai Police to get gangster Ravi Pujari’s custody on Monday

Hindustan Times 20 Feb 2021
Police sources said at the time of Pujari’s extradition, authorities in Senegal, from where the gangster was extradited, were informed by Karnataka Police only about their cases. Due to this, Pujari’s lawyer opposed his custody to the Mumbai Police ... Based on a tip-off from the Indian external intelligence agency, Senegal police caught the gangster.

Mumbai Police to get Ravi Pujari’s custody

The Times of India 20 Feb 2021
... of Senegal. The Mumbai Police had approached the extradition court of Senegal through the ministry of external affairs (MEA) to seek Pujari’s custody as last time his lawyer had objected stating that while seeking his custody from Senegal, the Mumbai cases were not mentioned.

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