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Fonio: the next quinoa in the US?
04/02/2016 - International report

Fonio: the next quinoa in the US?

Dakar to New York Foodies in New York City are on the cusp of discovering an ancient West African super grain called Fonio, thanks to Pierre Thiam, a Senegalese chef.
New movie theatre in Dakar creates controversy
18/01/2016 - International report

New movie theatre in Dakar creates controversy

Hollywood blockbusters are being screened again in Dakar after more than a decade.
Stephane Peterhansel of France drives his Peugeot during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally near San Juan, Argentina, January 14, 2016.
16/01/2016 - Sport

Peterhansel clinches 12th victory at 2016 Dakar Rally

France's Dakar Rally legend Stéphane Peterhansel celebrated his 12th title on Saturday to give French manufacturer Peugeot their first win since 1990.
Russia's Athletics Federation (ARAF) newly-elected president Dmitry Shlyakhtin leaves after a news conference following a meeting held to hear reports and elect new officials of ARAF in Moscow, Russia, January 16, 2016
16/01/2016 - Sport-Athletics

Russian doping: athletics body appoints anti-crisis chief

Russia's embattled athletics body on Saturday elected a new "anti-crisis" president, regional sports bureaucrat Dmitry Shlyakhtin.
Muslims join Christians for Christmas in Senegal
25/12/2015 - International report

Muslims join Christians for Christmas in Senegal

Senegal is a secular state, the vast majorirty of whose citizens follow the Muslim faith. Muslims and Christians live side by side, with no neighbourhoods defined by religion.
19/12/2015

French press review 19 December 2015

Did money paid to let Russian athletes get away with cheating end up financing the Senegalese opposition presidential campaign in 2012?
Climate change: sea level rise in Senegal
27/11/2015 - International report

Climate change: sea level rise in Senegal

Bargny, 30 kilometres away from the Senegalese capital Dakar is a prime example of what climate change can do to a community.
How climate change impacts fishing in Senegal
25/11/2015 - International report

How climate change impacts fishing in Senegal

RFI’s Sheriff Bojang visited a Senegalese fishing village where the lives of local fishermen already suffer from climate change.

The Senegalese village of Niomoune
20/11/2015 - Senegal

Lighting African households with smartphones

Households in Senegal could soon be able to light their homes using their mobile phones.
12/11/2015

African press review 12 November 2015

Nigeria's cabinet finally revealed with some surprises, the migrant crisis issue in Malta as EU and African leaders meet, and South Africa's latest corruption scandal are in today's African ...
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