King Mohammed Used Climate Meet To Woo African Leaders For Morocco’s Return To AU – South Africa, Algeria, Zimbabwe Say ‘Nyet’

Senegal’s Abdoulaye Bathily and Kenya’s Amina Mohamed, who are bidding to be the new chiefs of the continental body in January elections, are seen to be in Morocco’s corner, as Dlamini-Zuma accused of “sabotage”

In A Uganda Forest, Strange Sounds From Africa And Beyond: The Wonderfully Wacky Nyege Nyege Festival

Nyege is more than just a bohemian, Glastonbury-like weekend of music and debauchery (which it was)

Goree Slave Trade Island: A Tragic History, Beggars In The Water, And The Shame Of Africa

Goree Island, Senegal: The former slave outpost of Goree Island is a troubling place. From here, over one million slaves were shipped to the Americas over a period of nearly 200 years. The slave trade itself lasted longer, nearly 350 years, during which time it’s estimated that nearly 25 million slaves were shipped from Africa. A shocking 6 million of …

Senegal: The Politics Of Death, The Sweet Memories Of Diouf’s Graceful Exit, And Why Abdoulaye Wade Could Win Election Because He Is The Worst Candidate

At the age of 85, most men and women are grateful that they have the eyesight, hearing, and energy to play with their great grandchildren. Not so Senegal’s President Abdoulaye Wade. He fiddled the rules to so he could run for president a third time although the constitution bars it. So instead going home after two terms in power, he …