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

Football

Updates: Senegal v Algeria, AFCON final

Updates from the 2019 African Cup of Nations final between Senegal and Algeria.

Updates: Senegal v Algeria, AFCON final

AJ IMPACT

West Africa economy: Leaders push for single currency ECO

West African leaders in Ivory Coast have agreed to roll out a single shared currency.

AJ Impact

Short Answer

New African currency: Will the 'ECO' replace the CFA franc?

The CFA franc's days could be numbered in West Africa.

New African currency: Will the 'ECO' replace the CFA franc?

Al Jazeera World

Senegal: Wrestling with Reality

Traditional wrestling has outgrown its local roots to become a major national sport and even a means of exiting poverty.

Senegal

Senegal's Macky Sall starts second term with call for dialogue

President pledges 'constructive dialogue' with opposition and vows action on youth unemployment and women's empowerment.

Senegal's Macky Sall starts second term with call for dialogue

The Listening Post

Beats, rhymes and elections: Rap and politics in Senegal

How hip-hop has become the language of politics for Senegal's youth.