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24 May
As the international art world flocks to Dakar for its much-anticipated Biennale, Senegalese artist Fally Sene Sow just has to look out the window to find inspiration in the colourful and chaotic market street outside his studio in the capital.
16 Jun 2020
A dozen graffiti artists in Senegal have created a mural in the heart of the capital Dakar in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
25 Mar 2020
Several African governments have imposed states of emergency in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. In cities like Dakar, its time to get used to a new normal as various African governments this week declared states of emergency amid the coronavirus crisis.
23 Nov 2019
Dakar opens International Forum on Peace and Security
8 Oct 2019
For the many people who enjoy a casual swim or deep-sea dive off the Senegalese coast, plastic pollution is an increasingly worrying issue. Dakar's oldest diving club has decided to do something about it, by organising ocean clean-up days.
23 Sep 2019
From Dakar to Johannesburg: Africans march for action on climate change
10 Jun 2019
The 17th edition of Dakar Fashion Week presented designs from 28 participants including Congolese designer Lupita Swaga and her Afro-futuristic collection.
22 Feb 2019
A Dakar hairdresser who works out of a road-side shack says he is tired of Africans being left behind and will vote for a president who can push the country into the 21st century and bring development, create jobs and provide social security for all.

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