Africa

Senegal: Opposition leaders get creative to win votes

In Senegal, prosecuted opposition leaders fight to participate in the presidential elections next February.

Senegal

Museum of Black Civilisations aims to 'decolonise knowledge'

A large museum will open in Dakar, 52 years after Senegal's first president presented a post-colonial cultural vision.

Museum of Black Civilisations aims to 'decolonise knowledge'

Africa

Internet censorship tightens in Senegal before elections

Those who've fallen foul of existing laws say free speech is under attack.

Africa

Senegal overfishing leaves an industry in crisis

Huge trawlers off the coast of Senegal are endangering natural resources and a traditional way of life.

Africa

Trachoma: Senegal's struggle to contain the disease

Losing your sight, losing your life, How an infectious disease that causes blindness can be cured.

Africa

Senegal faces water shortage crisis

Some 25 percent of Senegal's population lacks basic access to water, but some fear the government's solution could make matters worse.

Africa

Senegal the first African country to host Olympic Games

Dakar, chosen to host next Youth Games in 2022, is devising new ways to attract young fans.

Africa

Hundreds swim to former Senegal slave island in annual race

Dakar to Goree: Why hundreds of people are swimming to a former slave island in Senegal.

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.