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March 1, 1990 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
From a dusty roundabout 100 miles or so from the coast of West Africa, an immense white minaret beckons in the haze. A gendarme clad in khaki approaches a visitor's car. "No cigarettes? No alcohol?" he asks. Satisfied that the occupants had left any such contraband behind, he waved them on--and they proceeded into one of the most extraordinary cities in Africa.
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March 21, 2000 | From Associated Press
President Abdou Diouf conceded Monday that longtime rival Abdoulaye Wade defeated him in Senegal's weekend elections, marking a triumph for democratic change on a continent plagued by fraudulent balloting, coups and civil wars. Thousands took to the streets in the capital, Dakar, to celebrate what was once unthinkable in Africa--a sitting president admitting an election loss.
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March 21, 2000 | From Associated Press
President Abdou Diouf conceded Monday that longtime rival Abdoulaye Wade defeated him in Senegal's weekend elections, marking a triumph for democratic change on a continent plagued by fraudulent balloting, coups and civil wars. Thousands took to the streets in the capital, Dakar, to celebrate what was once unthinkable in Africa--a sitting president admitting an election loss.
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March 1, 1990 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
From a dusty roundabout 100 miles or so from the coast of West Africa, an immense white minaret beckons in the haze. A gendarme clad in khaki approaches a visitor's car. "No cigarettes? No alcohol?" he asks. Satisfied that the occupants had left any such contraband behind, he waved them on--and they proceeded into one of the most extraordinary cities in Africa.
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