Secrets of Senegal: The dangerous tips to ‘keep your man’
05 June 2018 | 12:17 pm
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''.
8 Aug 2022
Senegal's electoral commission has said the ruling coalition has failed to hold on to its absolute parliamentary majority.
8 Aug 2022
After three years of talks, a peace deal has been signed between separatists and the national government in Senegal's southern Casamance region. It is hoped that this could bring an end to one of the longest running conflicts on the continent, one in which thousands of people have been killed and displaced since 1982.
18 Sep 2022
Africa is racing to adapt to the ravages of climate change, but Senegal's greenlighting of GMO crops has proved controversial. Also, Egypt has a centuries-long tradition of wine making. Wineries are barrelling ahead with plans to add polish and popularity to their products. And we see how Cape Town hosted talent from across the continent and names from around the world for FAME Week.
24 Sep 2022
In this edition we look back at a terrible shipwreck with a death toll even heavier than the Titanic. On September 26, 2002, the Joola disaster claimed at least 1,800 lives. The ferry was sailing between the Senegalese province of Casamance and the capital Dakar. In
2 Oct 2022
It's been 20 years since an overloaded Senegalese passenger ferry sank off the coast of The Gambia, killing almost 1,900 people. Our correspondent reports on the disaster dubbed "Africa's Titanic". Also, a free-falling economy and years of political unrest have taken their toll on Sudanese youth, with thousands leaving the country every day.
22 Oct 2022
The vast Casamance forest region in Senegal is known for its rare woods: rosewood, and the Cayor pear tree, among others. Officially they are protected, but armed independence fighters smuggle the wood on the black market. These groups often raze entire plots of land and then export the wood, mainly to China via neighbouring Gambia. Clashes with the fighters have killed several people this year.
27 Oct 2022
Senegal's domestic rice production may have soared in recent years but at her family-run restaurant in Dakar, Amy Gueye always tries to use imported rice.
22 Nov 2022
African champions Senegal just might upset the competition at Qatar 2022. Coach Aliou Cisse has a talented squad, plenty of experience, and the hopes of a nation on his shoulders as he takes Senegal to their third World Cup.
28 Nov 2022
World Cup Qatar 2022: Can Senegal go past the group stage?
30 Nov 2022
Senegal are through to the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar after a sensational 2-1 victory over Ecuador. Also, lawyers are striking in Chad over a mass trial of detained anti government protestors, following deadly demonstrations in late October.
2 Dec 2022
The brawl occurred during a budget presentation. One female MP was stuck, sparking a melee between lawmakers.
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Angelina Jolie is collaborating with French luxury house Chloé to unveil hew new capsule collection for sustainable fashion label Atelier Jolie.
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The spiritual leader of the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics has suffered several health issues in the last year, but the pontiff is recovering well from his operation, the Vatican has said.
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France, Portugal and Spain, as well as the US, are joining the fight to put out hundreds of active wildfires in Canada. Heavy smoke from wildfires has traveled thousands of miles and shrouded many US cityscapes.
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Northeastern states in the US are experiencing historically high levels of air pollution due to wildfires in Canada. Experts say these types of situations will only increase in the future as the climate warms.
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English midfielder Jude Bellingham is set to leave Borussia Dortmund for Real Madrid, the Bundesliga club have confirmed. The teenager has scored 24 goals in 132 appearances for BVB.
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The former US vice president is launching a bid for the White House. This is no normal set of circumstances for Mike Pence, who was loyal to former US President Donald Trump for years, only parting ways with him after the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. Pence is polling in the single digits and along with former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is entering a growing field of Republican candidates challenging Donald Trump, who is the current frontrunner by far.