9 Jul 2019
"The Call of Dance", or "L'Appel a la Danse" in the original French, is a celebration of dance in Senegal. It is a visually arresting documentary film on the country's vibrant dance scene and the first in a series that will look at dance across the world. It zooms in on Dakar's urban dance passing through the traditional rhythms, sounds and socio-cultural moments of Senegalese life.
30 May 2019
The lawyer of a Senegalese man who had urged the public on Facebook to "kill lots" of women after a murder case that shook the West African country says his client "apologises", but that the post was "a joke", after the man received a 6-month suspended jail term.
11 May 2019
Senegalese singer Thione Seck goes on trial in Dakar as he faces accusations of involvement in a counterfeit money scheme. "The charges have no legal merit," says Ousmane Seye, Seck's lawyer.
14 Nov 2018
Adama Amanda Ndiaye is a Senegalese fashion designer. She also goes by the name Adama Paris, which is also the name of the label she owns and operates. Her pieces, which are manufactured in Morocco, can be found internationally, including in New York City, Tokyo, London and Paris. She is credited with starting Black Fashion Week.
16 Jun 2018
In the western French region of Brittany, Senegalese fishermen board trawlers in the early morning to catch fish for the local markets of Guilvinec and Lorient. They have come to France to work because the fishing sector is in crisis in their home country due to overfishing. Despite immigrating to France, these foreign workers retain strong links with Senegal.