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Dressing Dakar: a fashion city from artisan tailoring to haute couture
Senegal’s capital has a labyrinth of backstreet workshops where makers cut and sew, and its annual fashion week attracts design talent from across Africa

Nick Roll in Dakar

09, Dec, 2022 @7:15 AM

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‘Senegal is the best’: Dakar dreams of World Cup upset over England
There is a buzz in the air of the capital and a real belief the Lions of Teranga can beat the Three Lions

Nick Roll in Dakar; photographs by Guy Peterson

02, Dec, 2022 @12:13 PM

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‘There are snakes – but we attack the fires’: refugees fight flames in the Sahara
Malian volunteers from a huge camp in Mauritania work tirelessly to put out blazes that threaten homes and land – and all without using water

Nick Roll in Bassikounou, photographs by Guy Peterson

08, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Children were hunted by armed men’: Malians seek safety in Mauritania
Thousands have exchanged fighting between government forces, jihadists and mercenaries linked to Russia, for the meagre security of border camps

Nick Roll in M’bera, Mauritania. Photographs by Guy Peterson/The Guardian

08, Jul, 2022 @6:15 AM

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‘We took our children and ran’: thousands displaced as Senegal’s 40-year war crosses border
More than 6,ooo people have left their homes as renewed violence in the Casamance region spills into the Gambia

Nick Roll in West Coast region, the Gambia

29, Mar, 2022 @5:30 AM

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