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Senegal to host 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games: IOC
9 Oct 2018
Three cities in Senegal will host the fourth edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Monday (October 8).
Dakar Fashion Week celebrates new vision of Africa
30 Jun 2018
At the 16th edition of Senegal's Dakar Fashion Week, one thing is for sure: African fashion is experiencing an important moment.
Secrets of Senegal: The dangerous tips to 'keep your man'
5 Jun 2018
France 24 journalists meet eyewitnesses (Observers) to discuss memorable events they have experienced. The programme brings to the airways the unique journalistic online project ''The Observers''.
The Senegalese Dream
29 Nov 2017
Coming from a modest upbringing in Dakar, the 31-year-old Fanta Diallo became a prominent social figure by serving as the deputy mayor of the Senegalese Capital.
AFCON 2017: Senegal end dismal run by reaching last eight
20 Jan 2017
Senegal put a string of disastrous Africa Cup of Nations campaigns behind them Thursday by beating Zimbabwe 2-0 and becoming the first qualifiers for the 2017 quarter-finals.
Adama Barrow sworn-in in neighbouring Senegal
20 Jan 2017
Thousands fleeing to Senegal amid Gambia crisis
15 Jan 2017
The UN says thousands of people are fleeing Gambia and crossing into neighbouring Senegal.
Senegal optimistic about The Gambia’s president-elect
5 Dec 2016
The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow is talking to potential ministers to form a new government. Barrow is replacing veteran president Yaya Jammeh who has ruled the country for 22 years.
Senegal's Great Green Wall combats desertification
16 Nov 2016
A 7,000km barrier is being built along the footsteps of the Sahara to stop the desert expanding. The Great Green Wall project started in 2007 in Senegal, along with 10 countries in Africa to combat the effects of climate change.
Prosecutor recommends life sentence for ex-Chad dictator
30 May 2016
Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of life imprisonment for Chad president Hissene Habre at a specially established court in Senegal.
New hopes raised with petrol cut in Senegal
13 Mar 2016
Since the 1950s more than 140 offshore wells have been drilled off the coast of Senegal, with little to show for it. But recent oil and gas discoveries has Senegalese excited.
Senegal pioneers Zika virus detection system
3 Mar 2016
Scientists in West Africa are hoping to find ways to stop the spread of the Zika virus. Researchers in Senegal are helping people in Latin America affected by the virus, by using similar technology used to detect Ebola. Nicolas Haque reports.