Featured stories about Senegal
"African Voices of Hope and Change," gives you an intimate perspective into the stories and people of Africa's Sub-Saharan region, through our best English-language posts from 2012 - a perfect gift to salute the new year.
- Senegal: ‘Completely White’ Whitening Cream Stirs Outrage 21 September 2012
- Africa: Celebrating Humanity through Photos and Videos 26 June 2012
- Science Blogging in Sub-Saharan Africa 20 May 2012
- Africa: Calls for Transparency Over Marked Increase in Land Deals 2 May 2012
Latest stories about Senegal
1 August 2013
Bousso Dramé describes the ill treatment she received when obtaining a French visa in a widely circulated open letter.
25 July 2013
"Some people, known for their political activism, knowingly share false information." In this post we look at fact-checking projects in Francophone online media.
17 July 2013
The verdict in the Trayvon Martin case coincided with what would have been Césaire's 100th birthday. Our new author Amadou Lamine Badji from Senegal, examines the correlation.
4 July 2013
US President Barack Obama has finished his six-day tour of three African countries, Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. During his visit, Obama announced a new initiative, “Power Africa”, to double...
President Obama is touring Africa from June 26 to July 3, 2013. He recently visited South Africa after visiting Senegal. After that, moving on to Tanzania. Many commentators believe this...
16 June 2013
At the time of writing, June 2013, official commemoration of victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide is continuing around the world. But few people still remember Captain Mbaye Diagne. However,...
11 June 2013
Senegal has a solid tradition of democracy and protection of freedom of expression and human rights. But recent months have seen the West African nation's reputation as a stronghold for...
23 May 2013
TV audiences in Senegal have witnessed the rise of a new genre of broadcast journalism that tackles current affairs through rap. The two artists driving the project discuss it with...
13 May 2013
The Senegalese government expelled Chadian journalist and blogger Makaila Nguebla on May 8, 2013, sending him to Guinea. He explained his situation in an interview with Global Voices' Anna Guèye.
28 March 2013
Accusations of injustice are flying after a Senegal court granted provisional release to Islamic leader Cheikh Bethio Thioune, a once privileged presidential ally in the predominantly Muslim country who was...