Senegal

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Erosion of abortion rights gathers pace around the world as US signals new era
A leaked supreme court draft ruling shows the US is set to end 50 years of a woman’s right to choose. Elsewhere, the battle still rages

Weronika Strzyżyńska

03, May, 2022 @5:29 PM

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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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Six African countries to begin making mRNA vaccines as part of WHO scheme
Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia first countries to be assisted by global mRNA hub

Peter Beaumont

18, Feb, 2022 @12:44 PM

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Women behind the lens: raising awareness of albinism in west Africa
People with albinism across Africa face the harsh sun as well as social exclusion and suspicion. Photographer Maroussia Mbaye hopes to bring greater understanding through her work

Maroussia Mbaye

16, Feb, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Fish oil and fishmeal industry harming food security in west Africa, warns UN
Campaigners say the sector leads to overexploitation of stocks while pushing up prices and aggravating local unemployment

Karen McVeigh

10, Feb, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Tented love: how Senegal created a spectacular new African architecture
After independence in 1960, the country cast off western influences and forged a new African style full of triangular forms, rocket-shaped obelisks and rammed earth. Is this spirit now being suffocated? Our writer takes a tour of the capital

Oliver Wainwright

13, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Painting a bigger picture: Senegal’s pioneering ‘first lady’ of graffiti
Artist, poet and singer, Dieynaba Sidibé, AKA Zeinixx, has made her way to the top of the country’s male-dominated hip-hop scene and wants her messages of hope to inspire young women

Portia Crowe

10, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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New head of Unesco world heritage centre wants to put Africa on the map
Lazare Eloundou Assomo wants to address imbalance that sees rich countries benefit and protect sites threatened by climate crisis

Lizzy Davies

20, Dec, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Fabrice Monteiro’s best photograph: a spirit emerges from a rubbish dump in Senegal
‘The model is holding a child’s doll, looking out over the wreckage. It represents the future generations we’re condemning to environmental catastrophe’

Interview by Edward Siddons

24, Nov, 2021 @3:45 PM

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Bauhaus in Africa: the hospital in sweltering Senegal inspired – and funded – by the Albers
One hundred years after Anni and Josef Albers met, their work, philosophy and funding clout have made possible a stunning hospital that is saving lives in one of the hottest places on Earth

Oliver Wainwright

11, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Senegal’s Mohamed Mbougar Sarr wins top French literary prize
Prix Goncourt goes to 31-year-old’s novel The Most Secret Memory of Men, praised for its ‘stunning energy’

Jon Henley in Paris

03, Nov, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Homegrown Covid vaccines fill gap as UN Covax scheme misses target
India, Egypt and Brazil among countries developing and making their own vaccines after Covax falls behind

Hazem Badr, Helen Mendes and Papiya Bhattacharya

13, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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