Nicolas Haque

Nicolas Haque

Nicolas Haque is a based in Dakar, Senegal. Previously Al Jazeera's correspondent in Bangladesh from 2008-2013.

He's freelanced for over a decade, working in current affairs for TF1-French TV, CBC, ABCnews, BBC Asian Programmes Unit, Discovery and Channel 4 news in London. French of Bangladeshi parentage and raised in the United States, he holds an MA honours in Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London

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Dakar Youth Olympic Games delayed until 2026

More than 4,000 athletes from more than 180 nations, aged 14-18, were expected to take part in the Youth Olympics.

Dakar Youth Olympic Games delayed until 2026

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Mali national on trial at ICC for Timbuktu crimes

Al Hassan charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity and sexual slavery.

Mali national on trial at ICC for Timbuktu crimes

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Senegal's football hero: Sadio Mane role model in his country

With his wealth, Mane is financing the rebuilding of his village mosque and new classrooms for his local high school.

Senegal's football hero: Sadio Mane role model in his country

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Senegalese worried over Chinese companies' fishing licences

Move draws criticism from citizens of indebted African country who say their waters are already overfished.

Senegalese worried over Chinese companies' fishing licences

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Mali protests: Opposition groups call for president to resign

The opposition accuses the president of cheating during the last parliamentary elections.

Mali protests: Opposition groups call for president to resign

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Sahel crisis: UN expected to announce urgent appeal

What started off as an armed rebellion in northern Mali in 2013 has now spread beyond the Sahel into Togo and Ivory Coast.

Sahel crisis: UN expected to announce urgent appeal

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Cameroon: Gov't criticised for reopening schools, airports

As Cameroon eases coronavirus restrictions, the government is accused of politicising the pandemic.

Cameroon: Gov't criticised for reopening schools, airports

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Senegal police crack down on anti-lockdown protesters

While the country appears to be containing the spread of the virus, demonstrators fear it will lead to them going hungry instead.

Senegal police crack down on anti-lockdown protesters

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Burkina Faso conflict: HRW says 350,000 children out of school

Human Rights Watch says children beg for food or work, and many young girls are forced into early marriages.

Burkina Faso conflict: HRW says 350,000 children out of school

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Senegal eases COVID-19 restrictions as food crisis looms

A crisis unfolding in Senegal, the World Food Programme warns 130 million people are facing starvation because of the pandemic.

Senegal eases COVID-19 restrictions as food crisis looms

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Burkina Faso comedians combat COVID-19 anxiety with humour

How comedians in Burkina Faso are using humour to raise awareness around coronavirus.

Burkina Faso comedians combat COVID-19 anxiety with humour

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Mali elections: Constitutional Court confirms results

Despite attacks from armed groups and the spread of coronavirus, the runoff vote was held in April.

Mali elections: Constitutional Court confirms results