Senegal moves to ban female genital mutilation

DAKAR, Senegal -- Senegal's government has drafted a law banning female circumcision, a controversial traditional operation performed on about one-fifth of the girls in this West African country. The decision was made Monday during a Cabinet...

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West Africa's Senegal boasts rare achievements fighting AIDS

DAKAR, Senegal -- With a twinkle in her eye, a mother...leaders and prostitutes - that has helped Senegal avoid the worst of the AIDS epidemic gripping...in many nations runs in double digits, Senegal's HIV rate is less than 2 percent...

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Golden goal puts Senegal in last eight; Spain beats Ireland in shootout

YOKOHAMA, Japan -- Senegal and Spain worked overtime Sunday to...penalty-kick shootout after a 1-1 tie. Senegal, the newcomer that stunned defending...against Belgium in Kobe, Japan. For Senegal's game-winning goal in Oita, Japan...

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Spain, Greece earn a trip to the round of 16 at the Basketball World Cup

...Greece are headed to the round of 16 and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking...team that was stunned 77-75 Sunday by Senegal. That dropped the Croatians (2-1...had 27 points and eight rebounds for Senegal, which has won two in a row after losing...

France's Peterhansel wins Dakar Rally again

DAKAR, Senegal - France's Stephane Peterhansel won his second straight Dakar Rally...in Barcelona and snaked through Spain, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali and Senegal. The rally ended with a 23-mile stage that ran from West Africa's...

Oil rush: China looks far afield to fuel an economy in overdrive

DAKAR, Senegal -- The West African nation of Gabon isn't one of the world's more high-profile countries. So why a full-out state visit...

Konare plans to transfer from South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The prep school coach for seldom used Issa Konare says the 6-foot-7 forward from Senegal plans to transfer from South Carolina. Coach Dave Odom would not confirm Konare is transferring, but said a player is planning...

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U.S. unblemished after first round

...Tech Yellow Jacket Chris Bosh scored 20 points and LeBron James added 17 to lead the United States to a 103-58 victory over Senegal on Thursday night, completing an unbeaten run through pool play at the FIBA world championships. Greece beat Turkey 76-69...

Soccer will never win America's heart

...If you didn't sleep too late and you don't have a job to go to, you might just catch the end of the big France vs. Senegal soccer match. World Cup fever is once again upon us. The Center for Disease Control estimates the outbreak could affect one...

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James R. Lyle (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

...hospital) as well as one-on-one contacts with the physicians. In 1995, Mr. Lyle participated in a Rotary Peace Forum in Senegal, West Africa where he helped provide equipment and expertise to hospitals in need. Also in 1995, Mr. Lyle was elected Governor...