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

Middle East

Mauritania's musical tradition kept alive by the internet

Musicians of local instrument, the ardine, rely on the internet to spread their cultural music.

Mauritania's musical tradition kept alive by the internet

Africa

Senegal basketball: Female team making bold strides

The women's basketball team has become an inspiration to teenage girls.

Senegal basketball: Female team making bold strides

Africa

Senegal museum traces millions of years of African history

The Museum of Black Civilizations is provoking calls for the return of African artefacts stolen by former colonial slave traders.

Senegal museum traces millions of years of African history

Africa

Senegal: Opposition leaders get creative to win votes

In Senegal, prosecuted opposition leaders fight to participate in the presidential elections next February.

Senegal: Opposition leaders get creative to win votes

Africa

Mauritania asks for UN support to keep Mbera refugee camp running

How a temporary refugee camp by the Malian border has become the fourth largest town in Mauritania.

Mauritania asks for UN support to keep Mbera refugee camp running

Middle East

Second G5 Sahel donors Conference under way in Mauritania

After Brussels, the second conference of G5 Sahel donors and partners is held this Thursday, December 6 in Mauritania.

Second G5 Sahel donors Conference under way in Mauritania

Africa

Internet censorship tightens in Senegal before elections

Those who've fallen foul of existing laws say free speech is under attack.

Internet censorship tightens in Senegal before elections

Africa

Russia to increase military presence in Central African Republic

With an arms embargo in place on the Central African Republic, Russia is ready to send military trainers to the country.

Russia to increase military presence in Central African Republic

Africa

Central African Republic calls on Russia to train its army

The army is helpless as it deals with an arms embargo and 14 militia groups fighting for control.

Central African Republic calls on Russia to train its army

Africa

Central African Republic: Leader of Seleka fighters speaks up

'General Force' looks too powerful to be arrested as he is well-protected by determined young men who have nothing to lose.

Central African Republic: Leader of Seleka fighters speaks up

Africa

Central African Republic: A crisis forgotten by everyone, except Russia

While the West remains complacent and aloof towards the humanitarian crisis, Russia steps in.

Central African Republic: A crisis forgotten by everyone, except Russia

Africa

Ivory Coast civil war survivors demand justice

Torture victims bear psychological scars seven years after the end of the second civil war in Ivory Coast.

Ivory Coast civil war survivors demand justice