Africa

Pompeo in Senegal: Africa caught in US-China trade war

The US is sending mixed messages to the continent, they want to do business, but are not open to all African countries.

AJ Impact

To end female genital mutilation, economically empower women

FGM severely hampers career prospects and economic opportunities for 200 million women and girls.

To end female genital mutilation, economically empower women

Africa

West Africa piracy: Regional navies work to curb maritime crime

West African states to discuss tackling piracy as region prepares for oil, gas discovered in Senegal, Mauritania waters.

AJ Close up

Fighting FGM in Senegal | Close Up

Sister Fa is a Senegalese rapper and anti-FGM activist on a mission to eradicate the harmful cultural practice.

Fighting FGM in Senegal | Close Up

Africa

Sadio Mane has been named the 2019 African Player of the Year

Mane is only the second Senegalese footballer to win the African Player of the Year award after El Hadji Diouf.

Sadio Mane has been named the 2019 African Player of the Year

AJ Impact

Maritime piracy increases business costs in the Gulf of Guinea

The cost of maritime piracy in West Africa was more than $800m in 2017: Oceans Beyond Piracy

Maritime piracy increases business costs in the Gulf of Guinea

Africa

Africa makes a scene: Best contemporary art fairs of 2020

From South Africa to Morocco, fairs including new and established creatives are drawing art lovers and buyers alike.

Africa makes a scene: Best contemporary art fairs of 2020

Africa

Great green wall: Villagers' defence against desertification

Al Jazeera meets Senegalese in a race against effects of climate change.

Arts & Culture

Colette Senghor, wife of Senegal's poet-president, dies in France

Senghor sprung to international renown for his poetry and theories about Negritude - the black African experience.

Colette Senghor, wife of Senegal's poet-president, dies in France

Africa

Senegal inaugurates largest mosque in West Africa

Mouride Brotherhood raises $50m to build mosque in a country where nearly half of the population lives on $2 a day.

Africa

Global Fund conference: $14bn pledged to fight AIDS

Medical group warns of AIDS' spread in Africa as international donors raise funds to combat top infectious diseases.

Africa

Senegalese peacekeepers killed in CAR helicopter crash

At least three soldiers killed and one injured after combat helicopter used by UN peacekeeping mission crashes in CAR.

Senegalese peacekeepers killed in CAR helicopter crash

Africa

Satellite data shows hunger looming in Senegal, Mauritania

Experts warn barren pastures in the two West African states threaten livestock herding, a key pillar of food security.

Satellite data shows hunger looming in Senegal, Mauritania

Opinion

The colonial origins of extractivism in Africa

There is no such thing as a 'resource curse' and Africans are no more corrupt than others.

Amy Niang

by Amy Niang

Amy Niang

Football

Algeria beat Senegal to win African Cup of Nations

Bounedjah's second-minute deflected goal gives Algeria its second African title.

Algeria beat Senegal to win African Cup of Nations