Donated to charity, used clothing is big business with 18,500 tonnes imported each year to the West African nation.
by Ndela Faye
by Colin Baker
Arts & Culture
by Nicolas Haque
Human Rights11 Oct 2016 14:11 GMT
FGM, or cutting, is the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia. Watch the explainer animation.
Africa24 Jun 2016 10:54 GMT
Karim Wade reportedly flown to Qatar after being granted presidential pardon despite corruption charges.
FGM in Africa29 May 2016 06:51 GMT
In Senegal, rappers, activists, and members of the communities where it happens are uniting to stop the cut.
Africa10 May 2016 06:46 GMT
Cheaper Chinese-made products may soon eclipse locally made traditional crafts.
Arts & Culture23 Apr 2016 14:43 GMT
Theatre troupe in Dakar adapts one of its plays to discuss child marriage, which continues to be a problem.
Africa16 Apr 2016 11:48 GMT
Story of one man who was refused a visa to extend his stay in Italy as Africa takes first steps to implement agreements.
Middle East03 Apr 2016 12:10 GMT
Engineer-turned-perfumer left his home on the outskirts of Damascus in search of a better life in West Africa.
Senegal23 Mar 2016 20:35 GMT
Reforms put forward in referendum will see the maximum period for a president in office cut from seven to five years.
Humanitarian crises15 Mar 2016 13:13 GMT
10 years ago a large group of West Africans tried to cross into Europe via Spain’s Canary Islands. Even though this route is now sealed off, the youngest generation of fishermen in Kayar still dreams of reaching Europe.
FGM in Africa10 Mar 2016 19:04 GMT
Activists in the W African country raise awareness among children and adults about risks of centuries-old tradition.
Science & Technology10 Mar 2016 11:27 GMT
Top scientists, policymakers and entrepreneurs gather for landmark conference in Senegal to encourage research.
Arts & Culture25 Feb 2016 10:43 GMT
Youssou N'Dour and Baaba Maal among 200 artists signed up by MusikBi, which says it wants to promote African musicians.
Senegal30 Jan 2016 07:00 GMT
Jeune Afrique apologises after caricature of Mouride Brotherhood founder sparks outrage in Senegal.
AJEats27 Dec 2015 08:30 GMT
Seining for food on a West African pirogue.
Religion19 Nov 2015 17:43 GMT
Government plans to outlaw full-body veils spark debate in majority-Muslim country.
by Hilal Elver
by Musaazi Namiti
by Martin Kirk
- Frederic Mousseau
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