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

Africa

Guinea-Bissau drugs: Raid intercepts 800kg of cocaine

Police in Guinea-Bissau has seized a consignment of nearly 800kg of cocaine that was destined for Mali.

Guinea-Bissau drugs: Raid intercepts 800kg of cocaine

Africa

Guinea-Bissau 2019 legislative elections: Poll results soon

The future of the party that has ruled Guinea-Bissau for the last 45 years hangs in the balance.

Guinea-Bissau 2019 legislative elections: Poll results soon

Africa

UN: Burkina Faso facing full-blown humanitarian crisis

Attacks by armed groups and sectarian violence have forced tens of thousands from their homes in the past two months.

UN: Burkina Faso facing full-blown humanitarian crisis

Africa

Burkina Faso showcases African films at festival

African cinema is a growing market, estimated to be worth two billion dollars a year, and the Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou is showing off more than 160 examples.

Burkina Faso showcases African films at festival

Africa

Voters await official result in Senegal presidential election

Vote counting under way as Senegal's prime minister suggests Macky win amid accusations of biased process.

Voters await official result in Senegal presidential election

Senegal

Senegal votes with incumbent president Sall confident of win

President Macky Sall is widely expected to win re-election after two of his main rivals were barred from running.

Senegal votes with incumbent president Sall confident of win

Africa

Senegal presidential candidates appeal to female voters

A majority of eligible voters are female, and candidates have made their issues a priority in the campaign.

Senegal presidential candidates appeal to female voters

Africa

Senegal election: Candidates hold public forum

With no TV debate, the youth confront powerful politicians in public by asking them tough questions at public election forums.

Senegal election: Candidates hold public forum

Africa

Ahead of Senegal election, voters turn to political satire

Poking fun at politicians - but will voters in Senegal have the last laugh when they elect a new leader?

Ahead of Senegal election, voters turn to political satire

Senegal

Oil discovery brings corruption to the fore in Senegal election

Corruption has become a key issue in the upcoming vote after the discovery of rich oil and gas reserves.

Oil discovery brings corruption to the fore in Senegal election

Africa

Senegal currency tops agenda for presidential election debate

The CFA franc was introduced by France in 1945, but some Senegalese are opposed to it saying it is a legacy of colonialism.

Senegal currency tops agenda for presidential election debate

Africa

Senegal election: Presidential campaign gets under way

Challenged by four candidates, President Macky Sall is running for a second term.

Senegal election: Presidential campaign gets under way