Africa

Senegal split over legalizing traditional medicine

Politicians aim to ease the burden on hospitals, but medical doctors protest against allowing witchcraft.

Senegal

Anger in Senegal after French soldier accused in attack

Oumar Watt was allegedly beaten up by a French soldier and is now in a coma.

Family of comatose Senegalese ask France for medical treatment

Africa

Senegal first African nation to host an Olympic event

Dakar saw off bids from Nigeria, Tunisia and Botswana to win hosting rights of the first Olympic Games in Africa.

Senegal first African nation to host an Olympic event

Africa

Germany's Merkel set to visit three West African states

Trip to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria marks Germany's belated interest in Africa and concern over irregular migration.

Migration expected to top Merkel's agenda on West Africa tour

Senegal

Africa artists make music 'against all odds' in Senegal

As some look West, others choose to remain on the continent despite financial uncertainty to create music with meaning.

A new generation of African artists making music in Senegal

Al Jazeera World

Senegal's Sinking Villages

Global climate change and an engineering 'quick fix' have created an ecological disaster on Senegal's Atlantic coast.

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.

Inside Story

Does Africa benefit from its relations with China?

Xi Jinping promises to strengthen economic ties as he embarks on a four-nation tour of Africa.

Business & Economy

China's Xi welcomed in Senegal at start of Africa trip

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Dakar on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper ties.

China's Xi welcomed in Senegal at start of Africa trip

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.

Senegal

Senegal convicts 13 suspected Boko Haram fighters

Accused imprisoned for attempting to establish a homegrown armed group modelled on Boko Haram.

Senegal convicts 13 suspected Boko Haram fighters

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: Senegal look to 'win it for Africa'

It will be Senegal's first World Cup appearance since 2002 but the coach is counting on experience to get them through.

High hopes for Senegal before World Cup opener against Poland

Voices

Senegal's women-run radio stations broadcast for peace

Female reporters in Senegal's Casamance region break the communication barriers between opposing sides.

Senegal's women-run radio stations broadcast for peace

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.

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.