5 hrs ago
Global Voices Online
Music Lovers Remember King of Congolese Rumba Tabu Ley Rochereau
The undisputed King of Soukous , Congolese musician Tabu Ley Rochereau , died of stroke on November 30, 2013 in Belgium at the age of 73. He was a prolific songwriter and one of Africa's leading vocalists who internationalised Soukous by creating a fusion of Congolese folk music and Cuban, Caribbean and Latin American rumba.
11 hrs ago
Senegal: Opening the Door to Peace in Casamance
As Salatou Sambue travelled around Senegal's southern Casamance region in 2008, meeting with village leaders and discussing efforts to preserve local fishing stocks, he was constantly worried the West African government would think he was plotting an insurgency.
12 hrs ago
Africa: Africa's Transport Policy Programme to Convene in Dakar
Africa Transport Policy Programme, known as SSATP will be convening its annual stakeholders meeting in Dakar, Senegal 10-12 December 2013 to review progress, exchange good practice and facilitate dialogue on policy development and its impact.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
West Africa: Scientists Say Senegal's President Macky Sall Needs to...
Today, 16 west African and international scientists called on Senegalese President Macky Sall to proactively push for better governance of fisheries in West Africa.
Jakarta nabs German and Austrian with meth haul
Indonesian authorities have separately arrested a German man and an Austrian woman for attempting to smuggle methamphetamines into the country, officials said today.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Jeri-Jeri with Mbene Diatta Seck: Mbeuguel Dafa Nekh Mark...
Mark Ernestus presents JERI-JERI with Mbene Diatta Seck: Mbeuguel Dafa Nekh http://ndagga.com Filmed in Kaolack, Senegal.
Youssou Ndour declares ambition to win Senegal's fourth mobile licence
Agence Ecofin, citing the Senegalese news site Ndarinfo, says that Senegal's former minister of tourism and culture and president of the Future Media Group, Youssou Ndour, has announced his ambition to enter the local mobile market by securing the fourth mobile operating licence, due to be sold by the government.
Nigeria: Good Governance, Not Good Politics
Nigeria's claim of being the giant of Africa is in conflict with its ranking of 41 out of 52 on the Good Governance Index announced at the 2013 Good Governance Summit held in collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation in Dakar, Senegal.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Global Voices Online
"I Am a German Street Vendor in Dakar"
Being a street vendor is not an easy job, especially in Senegal. Yet this is the choice that Sebastian Prothmann, a native of Germany, made after he arrived in Dakar, Senegal a few months ago.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Voice of America
Study: Health Disparities 'Could be Eliminated in a Generation'
A man, who did not want to be identified, lies in a ward that specializes in AIDS treatment at a hospital in Dakar, Senegal.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
A couple of Kudu standing side by side in Bandia, a Nature Reserve not far from Dakar and the Petite Cote , where it's possible to find many species of African animals.
Business journalists attend training in Senegal
Senegalese business journalists Friday began a training workshop, organised by the German Rosa Luxembourg Foundation , a PANA correspondent reported from the Senegalese capital.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
SW Radio Africa
Mugabe spares MDC envoys in diplomatic reshuffle
Two MDC envoys have been spared in a forthcoming diplomatic reshuffle which will see President Robert Mugabe recalling some ambassadors.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Stars and Stripes
France to send 1,000 troops to C. African Republic
In this Friday, March 22, 2013 file photo provided by the French Army Communications Audio Visual Office, French soldiers arrive at Bangui airport in the Central African Republic.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Gambia: Multi-Million Dalasi Solar Company for Gambia Soon
After a decade of successful operations in The Gambia through its collaboration with President Yahya Jammeh Foundation for Peace , Dutch-based charity, Amsterdam-Dakar Challenge, is poised to establish a multi-million dalasi Solar Company in The Gambia in March 2014.
EU calls for higher turnout in Mali runoff vote
DAKAR, Senegal - European Union observers for Mali's legislative elections say there should be a higher turnout in a runoff vote expected on Dec. 15. More than 100 EU observers were in Mali for Sunday's vote, which was marred by scattered violence that highlighted continued instability.
Report: Rebels decimate C. African Republic town
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for WNY from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Five new African bat species discovered
Each less than 4 inches wide, the newfound mammals echolocate, or use their natural sonar, to find prey-mostly midges.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
KLRN-TV San Antonio
The history of southern cuisine is incomplete without understanding how West Africa influenced the cultural heritage and ingredients of America.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
UN: Hunger can be eradicated in Africa by 2025
In this Tuesday, May 1, 2012 photo, men share a meager breakfast of thin porridge and instant coffee, during a break in building a mud-brick house for a neighbor, in the village of Goudoude Diobe, in the Matam region of northeastern Senegal.