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African communities in Dakar: part 3/5
27/08/2014 - International report

African communities in Dakar: part 3/5

It’s time now for part three of our series African communities in Dakar. RFI reports on two Sierra Leoneans who arrived in Dakar as refugees and have made it their home.
 

African communities in Dakar: part 2/5
26/08/2014 - International report

African communities in Dakar: part 2/5

It’s time now for part two of our series African communities in Dakar, RFI meets two Cameroonian professionals who have been living in Senegal for over a decade.

African communities in Dakar: part 1/5
25/08/2014 - International report

African communities in Dakar: part 1/5

Senegal has for many years been considered as the most stable country in West Africa. There has never been a military coup and presidential succession has always been through the ballot.

François Hollande leads the Southern D-Day tributes 70 years on in Toulon, France on August 15, 2014.
15/08/2014 - France

France holds 70th ‘southern D-Day’ tributes with African leaders

French President François Hollande honoured the hundreds of thousands of troops on Friday who stormed the south of France 70 years ago to open up a second western front against ...

01/08/2014

French press review 1 August 2014

The deadly Ebola virus, which has got the advocates of the free movement of people and goods across west Africa scratching their heads, is making headline news in the national dailies this ...

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Côte d'Ivoire
12/05/2014 - France - Senegal

French Defence Minister Le Drian in Senegal to boost west Africa anti-terror efforts

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Sunday met Senegalese President Macky Sall as France beefs up its counter-terror efforts in west Africa.

Senegal holds 11th Biennale of Contemporary Art
12/05/2014 - International report

Senegal holds 11th Biennale of Contemporary Art

Thousands of artists and art lovers from around the world are in Senegal's capital Dakar for the 11th Biennale of Contemporary African Art.

Expert says multinational land lease in Senegal pushes herders off land
03/03/2014 - African news explained

Expert says multinational land lease in Senegal pushes herders off land

A new report on a government-sanctioned land grab in Senegal shows a new deal that threatens thousands of Peul pastoralists in the rural Ndiel area.

Jean-Yves Le Drian,  ministre français de la Défense.
31/12/2013 - France - Mali

French defence minister in Africa's Sahel region for security talks

France’s defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visited Mali on Tuesday at the start of a tour of Africa’s Sahel region continuing ongoing efforts to fight the “threat of ...

François Hollande withthe presidents of Comoros, Tanzania, Cameroon, Togo, Gabon and Côte d'Ivoire
06/12/2013 - France - Africa summit

France strives to keep African influence at Paris summit

"The world is in mourning" for Nelson Mandela, French President François Hollande told a summit on peace and security in Africa as it opened on Friday.

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