Senegal

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UN envoy calls for release of jailed journalist on hunger strike in Senegal
Concerns raised over health of Pape Alé Niang, detained since 20 December on charges of revealing confidential government information

Sarah Johnson

06, Jan, 2023 @11:14 AM

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‘Seas are becoming landfills’: the Senegalese surfer saving a beach – and a way of life – from plastic
Babacar Thiaw has surfed Dakar’s beach for 20 years. To protect it for future generations, he realised he needed the help of a whole community

Kaamil Ahmed

26, Dec, 2022 @6:15 AM

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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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In a London restaurant, Senegalese hold heads high despite England disappointment
Lions of Teranga fans gathered with cautious optimism, but left with hopes lost and eyes on the next African Cup Nations

Ben Morris

04, Dec, 2022 @10:15 PM

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Senegal or England to win? Parents v children in London’s west African community
In Deptford, south-east London, support for Senegal is high among the older generation, while their offspring opt for the country of their birth in the World Cup showdown

Mark Townsend

04, Dec, 2022 @6:00 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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Senegal’s women need to express their anger. Silence is the friend of injustice | Aminata Touré
Against protocol, I was passed over as president of the national assembly for a man. It is time for female MPs to fight for equal representation

Aminata Touré

05, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘We prefer a dream over controversy’: Chanel at Paris fashion week
Label’s collection by Virginie Viard is based on Coco Chanel’s designs for 1961 film Last Year at Marienbad

Jess Cartner-Morley

04, Oct, 2022 @1:52 PM

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Saloum review – slick gangster horror in wild west Africa
Director Jean Luc Herbulot dynamically weaves supernatural mystery into this gritty crime caper to produce a distinct and charismatic thrill ride

Phuong Le

06, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘It’s never enough’: the Senegal goldminers surviving from one nugget to the next
Thousands are lured to the Kédougou region by dreams of riches hidden underground. Fortunes rarely materialise, but still the pickaxes fall, night and day

Kaamil Ahmed in Kédougou

09, Aug, 2022 @6:45 AM

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‘We have travelled for a month to find grass’: climate crisis piles pressure on Senegal’s herders
Young pastoralists are proud of the tradition they have inherited. But drought, farming and conflict all endanger their lifestyle – and their lives

Kaamil Ahmed in Tambacounda

22, Jul, 2022 @5:30 AM

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‘Fonio just grows naturally’: could ancient indigenous crops ensure food security for Africa?
Calls are growing to invest more in the continent’s traditional grains as a way to break its reliance on imported wheat, rice and maize

Kaamil Ahmed in Kédougou, Senegal

07, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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