Health

Senegal delays reopening schools after new COVID-19 infections

Move affecting high schools comes after coronavirus cases are detected among teachers in Casamance, in Senegal's south.

Senegal delays reopening schools after new COVID-19 infections

AJ IMPACT

Senegal eases COVID-19 restrictions as food crisis looms

A crisis unfolding in Senegal, the World Food Programme warns 130 million people are facing starvation because of the pandemic.

Senegal

How a Senegal TV series is fighting coronavirus

Show dubbed The Virus, aired on social media and on a private channel, focuses on life during the pandemic.

How a Senegal TV series is fighting coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Senegalese engineering students fight coronavirus with inventions

Students at top Dakar school turn skills towards easing pressure on hospitals with innovations such as medical robots.

Senegalese engineering students fight coronavirus with inventions

Opinion

The problem with predicting coronavirus apocalypse in Africa

Claims that Africa will be hit the worst by the pandemic ignore African epidemiological know-how and action.

Caleb Okereke

by Caleb Okereke
- Kelsey Nielsen

Caleb Okereke

Africa

Senegal trials begin for $1 COVID-19 test kit

Trials have begun in Senegal on a coronavirus testing kit that gives results in 10 minutes.

Podcast

$1 testing kits: Senegal's approach to coronavirus

Until a COVID-19 vaccine is ready, the West African nation is employing affordable and widespread testing as a strategy to flatten the curve.

$1 testing kits: Senegal's approach to coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

In Pictures: Life in Dakar during coronavirus pandemic

Dusk-to-dawn curfew, increased cleanliness and economic measures to mitigate coronavirus crisis.

In Pictures: Life in Dakar during coronavirus pandemic

Al Jazeera World

A Hard Road from Home: Photographers and Activists

Four remarkable journeys, from an award-winning Iranian photographer to two Senegalese activists in Spain.

Coronavirus pandemic

Chad: Ex-president temporarily released from jail due to COVID-19

Hissene Habre, serving life sentence for crimes against humanity, granted two months' leave from Senegal jail.

Chad: Ex-president temporarily released from jail due to COVID-19

Coronavirus pandemic

Anti-malaria drug used to fight COVID-19 in Senegal

The World Health Organization warns against the use of Chloroquine, but some Senegalese doctors say it is a cheaper solution.

Health

10-minute diagnostic test may be coming soon - for $1

Until a vaccine is ready, widespread testing is one of the key strategies employed to 'flatten the curve' of pandemic.

Senegal: 10-minute coronavirus test may be on its way - for $1

Humanitarian crises

The Sahel: Key things to know as security crisis spirals

Parts of the arid belt of land below the Sahara have been engulfed by swiftly deteriorating violence.

The Sahel: Key things to know as security crisis spirals

Africa

Secretary of State Pompeo: US is assessing Senegal's security

Secretary of State Pompeo says US must balance Senegal's security needs with its own interests on Africa tour.

AJ IMPACT

Mixed signals as Pompeo begins three-stop Africa tour

Top US diplomat's visit to Senegal, Angola and Ethiopia taking place amid travel bans and potential military cuts.