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Kazan to host 2016 IAAF World Junior Championships

In its second and last day of business in the Senegalese Capital of Dakar, the IAAF Council decided that the Russian city of Kazan will be the host of the 2016 edition of the IAAF World Junior Championships on Tuesday (15). 106 more words


Senegal's Musician Politician

Musician Youssou N’dour is a Grammy-awarded singer, composer and percussionist, owns a newspaper, as well as a radio and television station, has previously served as the minister of culture and tourism in Senegal,  227 more words


Pousseur malgré moi à Abuja

C’est dur d’y croire. Pourtant, c’est bel et bien arrivé. Le sourire de cette femme sexy m’a obligé, tendrement et poliment, à tenir le guidon d’un pousse-pousse (porte tout). 507 more words


How traditional Africans treat clinical depression

The writer Andrew Solomon used to suffer from depression.  A friend of his who lived in Senegal said the people there had a traditional cure for depression.   401 more words


Binta’s Story 3 – Sometimes Miracles Happen

After spending a couple of months in St Martin under the care of Sister Madeleine Ndour, Binta was released at the end of February. This was a great moment of joy as Binta had regained weight and was now above 11kg. 613 more words


Storytelling through murals - Senegal!

There is something fascinating in murals and urban street art in general. I think it is the unusual mix of colours and graphics or just a story that is told behind the mural that simply catches my eye every time :) Whether it is a piece of art, form of visual narration or just funny painting, it gives me the impression that creativity is what we sometimes need around us. 70 more words

Senegal farmers, pastoralists complain of “land-grabbing”

April 14, 2014. Source: African Press Agency

Over nine thousand farmers and pastoralist in St. Louis in the north of Senegal are facing possible evictions from their land as multi-national agro-industries scramble for agricultural land in the region. 336 more words

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