Senegal smuggling boat sinks leaving one dead, 11 rescued and 48 people remain missing off the coast of Senegal, the latest tragedy in a country where untold thousands have tried to migrate to Europe by sea.
Some 40,000 people are estimated to have been killed under Habre’s rule of the semi-desert country in the 1980s.
Over half a million tonnes of fish used to produce fish meal and fish oil exported from West Africa to Europe and Asia could feed some 33 million people instead, Greenpeace says in report.
Ousmane Sonko faces a rape accusation that sparked violent protests with his supporters vowing to three more days of demonstrations. The leader says the allegations are politically motivated.
Senegalese police clashed with protesters in several neighbourhoods in the capital Dakar, including in front of a courthouse where an opposition leader made his first appearance since his arrest on a rape charge.
Supporter of opposition figure Ousmane Sonko take to the streets on Monday following a media report saying that an employee of a beauty salon filed rape charges against him.
New library Feast Afrique established by Ozoz Sokoh, a well-known Nigerian food explorer, aims to bring the African diaspora together through food, history, and hand-me-down recipes.
Why people have grown exhausted from the year and do not want to relive it.
A boat carrying 200 people sank a few hours after leaving a Senegal fishing town, marking the deadliest shipwreck recorded this year by the UN migration agency.
The Magal honours the founder of the Mouride Brotherhood, Senegal's most influential religious order. In previous years, as many as 3 million people travelled to the city of Touba for the event, with many coming from neighbouring Gambia.
Diack, an 87-year-old Senegalese, led the International Association of Athletics Federations, renamed World Athletics, from 1999 to 2015.
Khadjou Sambe, Senegal's first female professional surfer, now coaches local girls, encouraging them to develop the physical and mental strength to ride waves and break the mould in a society that generally expects them to stay at home.
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