Jump to navigation

Vol 42 No 5

Published 9th March 2001


Catching the boat

In Senegal's troubled southern region, the pro-independence Mouvement des Forces Démocratiques de la Casamance (MFDC) is deeply split it and its veteran leader, the Abbé Augustin Diamacoune Senghor, may have the upper hand. Optimists in Dakar feel that peace in Casamance may finally be possible after 19 years of conflict, which has wrecked the Province and left tens of thousands of refugees.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 880 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.