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

Senegal pushes new laws to promote employment for disabled people

Senegalese government is pursuing measures to encourage private companies to employ people with disabilities in an effort to root out social stigma.

Senegal pushes new laws to promote employment for disabled people

Africa

China's 'soft power' in Senegal

China is making massive investments in the West African nation and with that has come an influx of Chinese migrants who have settled there.

China's 'soft power' in Senegal

Africa

Protests in Senegal against proposed electoral law changes

That government says the reforms are needed to simplify the election process and reduce state costs and subsidies allocated for campaigns.

Protests in Senegal against proposed electoral law changes

Africa

New technology reduces malaria cases in Senegal

Senegal is one of a few African countries that reduced cases of malaria by 20 percent last year, due in part to a new early detection technology developed by Senegalese hospitals.

New technology reduces malaria cases in Senegal

Africa

Rising sea levels threaten UNESCO site in Senegal

Saint Louis, a UNESCO heritage site, home to more than 300 years of colonial history, is under threat from rising sea levels.

Rising sea levels threaten UNESCO site in Senegal

Africa

Mauritania-Senegal tension over fishing territories heating

A group of Senegalese fishermen attacked Mauritanian shopkeepers after the Mauritanian coastguard shot dead another Senegalese fisherman allegedly in Mauritania's territorial waters.

Mauritania-Senegal tension over fishing territories heating

Africa

Autistic children in Africa suffer from stigma

Autism affects the way a child communicates and sees the world, but with only 50 child psychiatrists in Africa, it requires specialised care that most Africans don't have.

Autistic children in Africa suffer from stigma

Africa

Mayor of Senegal's capital sentenced to five years in prison

Khalifa Sall, Dakar's mayor, plans to appeal against his five-year sentence for corruption, claiming that the trial is politically motivated and intended to end his campaign for president next year.

Mayor of Senegal's capital sentenced to five years in prison

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: Soldiers arrested in investigation

Many in Ouagadougou are still in mourning after the attacks last week claimed by a Sahel rebel group, but others have been shocked by the revelations that their attackers were not foreigners.

Burkina Faso attack: Soldiers arrested in investigation

Africa

Al-Qaeda affiliate claims deadly Burkina Faso attacks

An al-Qaeda affiliate has claimed responsibility for attacks in Burkina Faso that left 16 people dead, including eight gunmen, at the army headquarters and French embassy.

Al-Qaeda affiliate claims deadly Burkina Faso attacks

Africa

Africa's 'lion economies' growth exceeds forecasts

The nations of West Africa, including Senegal, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Ghana have recently seen a significant increase in growth.

Africa's 'lion economies' growth exceeds forecasts

Africa

Senegal protests: A call for free and fair elections

Senegal's opposition parties have been protesting in a call for free and fair elections ahead of the 2019 presidential vote.

Senegal protests: A call for free and fair elections