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It's not really about the tea

After so many inspections of rice in warehouses comes the invitation to eat and drink. Everyone hovers around a big, metal bowl filled with spicy rice and fish elaborated with colours of boiled carrot and cassava and pokes a spoon in eagerly. 299 more words


Promoting Media Pluralism and The Diversity of Cultural Expressions: UNESCO Trains Senegalese Journalists on the 2005 Convention

April 6, 2016 / By UNESCO, Published By BigNewsNetwork.com

The 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions allocates an important place to the role of media. 1,040 more words


Photo de la Semaine: Week 5

Asalaa Maalekum, everyone! I know this is just supposed to be a one photo post, but I felt like the three together were essential this week. 849 more words


This is the dumbest paragraph by Thomas Friedman you'll ever read in your life

You can learn everything you need to know about the main challenges facing Africa today by talking to just two people in Senegal: the rapper and the weatherman.

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A Road Trip to Casamance (Part 1)

Every now and then, Lamin and I decide to take a few days’ break from life here at Balaba and head off to somewhere different. Last year we had a trip all planned, but because I broke my wrist, it had to be postponed. 1,013 more words


ACCES A L'EAU: WaterAid mise sur les droits pour influencer les décideurs

Mamadou L. Camara (Dakar- Sénégal)

Le Directeur régional des programmes en Afrique de l’Ouest  pour Water Aid, Joe Lambongang (photo) a dévoilé ce lundi la nouvelle stratégie que l’organisation compte désormais mettre en œuvre en Afrique de l’Ouest. 165 more words


Fatou Lo

There are a number of persons who made our lives “comfortable” while living in Dakar.  Fatou Lo was one such person.  She worked for us as a domestic helper for six years and the final several years lived with us so that we became intimately aware of her struggles to grow in her Christian faith.  She became part of the family. 371 more words