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Senegal: Counting On World Cup Football Stars to Lift Political Gloom
With next year's presidential elections on the horizon, Senegal is gripped by political and economic unrest. The recent killing of a student by a police officer during university… Read more »
Senegal: Senegal's Rappers Continue to 'Cry From the Heart' for a More Just Society
American musicians were once integral to political activism. The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom is recognised as a seminal moment in American history and a triumph… Read more »
Senegal: What Senegal Needs to Do to Close Its Energy Gap By 2030
Affordable and clean energy is the foundation for many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Modern energy, like electricity and liquified petroleum gas, is a vital… Read more »
September 29, 2016
Senegal: Senegalese Wrestle With Ethnicity While Reaching for Dreams of Success
On my mother's side I'm Diola. That's why I'm a good wrestler. Well, actually my family is Socé from Sédhiou, in Casamance. Before my next fight, I want to go to… Read more »
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