Le Soleil (Senegal)

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Le Soleil is a daily newspaper published in Dakar, Senegal and founded in 1970.


In 1933, French press publisher Charles de Breteuil founded the Paris-Dakar as a weekly newspaper. The Paris-Dakar would in 1936 become the first daily newspaper in subsaharan Africa. Following the independence of Senegal, the paper changed its name in 1961 and became the Dakar-Matin. On 20 May 1970, it finally became Le Soleil.

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