5 hrs ago
Global Voices Online
The 'News in Rap', an Unconventional News Broadcast from Senegal
TV audiences in Senegal have witnessed the rise of a new genre of broadcast journalism, presented by two local rap stars Xuman and Keyti , leading figures in the the movement opposing Abdoulaye Wade's failed re-election bid last year.
12 hrs ago
Who Ate All The Pies
El Hadji Diouf Beaten Up By Youths In Restaurant Toilet For Calling Them 'Poor'
It's been a slow last couple of days on the footballing front but it's worth all the clock-watching when a story like this comes along.
17 hrs ago
Senegalese President leaves Doha
DOHA: President of the Republic of Senegal Macky Sall left Doha on Thursday morning, wrapping up a several-days state visit to Qatar.
Wed May 22, 2013
Africa at 50: Redefining African Solidarity
The mortar which has been binding the several countries' slates on the political map of the African continent has been the solidarity established by founding fathers against colonialism.
Tue May 21, 2013
Airline flub: couple flown to wrong continent
According to a Los Angeles Times report, that's the travel nightmare story Sandy Valdivieso and her husband, Triet Vo, will get to tell for the rest of their lives.
Sun May 19, 2013
Airline error sends couple to wrong continent
Sandy Valdiviseo and her husband Triet Vo were intending to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar in Senegal with Turkish Airlines.
Senegal president arrives
Senegal's President Macky Sall is received at the Doha International Airport by the Minister of State H E Sheikh Hamad bin Nasser Al Thani and Senegalese Ambassador Sheikh Tijani Se.
Sat May 18, 2013
Israel Cultivates Unlikely Ally in West African Nation of Senegal
Struggling to be heard over a flock of bleating sheep, Israel's ambassador to Senegal invited a crowd of impoverished Muslims to help themselves to some 100 sacrificial animals that the embassy had corralled at a dusty community center.
Fri May 17, 2013
Las Vegas Newstrip
Morocco: Combating Terrorism With Opportunity
While some think of North Africa as a region of turmoil and unrest half a world away, one nation has emerged as a leader, demonstrating a commitment to cooperation and regional security that can ultimately benefit the interests of theU.S. Morocco, under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, recently deepened its ties in Africa and underscored the ... (more)
Voice of America
Chad Arrests Accused Ex-President's Police Chief
Habre fled to Dakar in 1990 after being ousted in a military coup. The flurry of activity in Chad comes just months after Senegal launched a long-awaited special tribunal to try the former president for crimes against humanity "on behalf of Africa." Chadian justice officials have arrested former police chief Mahamat Djibrine.
Thu May 16, 2013
Summer Guide: Meet me in Saint Louis
The City Museum encourages you to touch the art-and climb over it, and crawl through it, and jump on it.
Chadians hail ex-police chief arrest
It is not clear whether he will be tried in Chad or in Senegal, where Mr Habre is due to go on trial after being held under house arrest there since 2005.
Wed May 15, 2013
Globe and Mail
In Senegal, an African edifice on the precipice
Senegal's controversial $28-million "African Renaissance" statue, depicting a family rising triumphantly from a volcano, is unveiled during its inauguration ceremony in Dakar, April 3, 2010.
Mon May 13, 2013
Global Voices Online
Chad: Interview with Chadian Blogger and Journalist Expelled from Senegal
One of our Observers , Makaila Nguebla , a Chadian opponent in exile in Dakar, was expelled during the night of 7 to 8 May by the Senegalese authorities.
West Africa Struggles to Fill a Climate Knowledge Gap
Africa's Sahel has seen drought and downpours intensify, but scientists don't know whether the long-term trend is drier or wetter.
Sun May 12, 2013
Foreign spending cutbacks in store: Carr
Australia's embassy in Budapest will close as part of budget cuts to foreign affairs and a rejig of aid spending.
Sat May 11, 2013
Phyllis Larkin died peacefully on May 10, 2013 with her children by her side. She will be remembered as a devoted sister, mother and grandmother who provided her family with a model of resilience and independence.
Fri May 10, 2013
IFC will further expand its investments in infrastructure in Senegal
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will further expand its investments in infrastructure in Senegal, as well as continue advising the government on public-private partnerships in infrastructure and other sectors, said Jean Philippe Prosper, IFC Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Globe and Mail
How a billionaire is cutting Africa's 'big men' down to size
Mo Ibrahim is working the room. Tossing off his jacket, rolling up his sleeves and prowling the convention room's stage with microphone in hand, the Sudanese billionaire banters with Macky Sall, the President of Senegal.
Islamist threat remains in Africa, Senegal leader warns
Senegal President Macky Sall urged the countries of Africa's desert north on Friday to remain vigilant against the threat of Islamism which he said remained despite the French military intervention in Mali.