News that the former president of Chad has been convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity has been met with celebration.
Habré ruled Chad from 1982-1990 Investigators told trial he was responsible for 40,000 killings and torture of 200,000 people He denied all charges, refuses court’s authority Victims campaigned for 25
Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against humanity for ordering the killing and torture of thousands of political opponents during his rule from 1982-1990.
Senegal has a climate to die for when it comes to growing food, and with enough water and the right investments could become an African ricebasket. The government is doing its best to ensure Senegal f
The trial of former Chadian leader Hissène Habré is set to resume today in Senegal.
Competitors of the 8th edition of the Africa Eco Race continue to fine-tune their engines ahead of Tuesday’s stage one. The replacement race for the
What will Africa look like in 50 years? To find out, African leaders have created the “Agenda 2063” to set up development objectives. One hard fact
Lamine Diack is the latest to be investigated in an alleged financial scandal in sport. He is the ex-head of the International Association of
“This is a farce” shouted the former President of Chad as he was dragged from a court in Senegal, where he is being tried on counts of war crimes
In the Chadian capital Ndjamena, the work of the Association of Victims of the Crimes of Hissene Habre has finally born fruit — 25 years after
The trial of the former president of Chad has begun in Senegal. Hissene Habre appears on charges of crimes against humanity after being brought to
The historical trial of the former dictator of Chad, Hissene Habre, begins Monday in Senegal. It is the first time a former despot from one African
The former French colony on Africa's west coast is sinking and slipping away due to seaside erosion. Is climate change to blame?
Senegal’s capital Dakar is showing off its new face, with a development boom. New infrastructure has been given a shot in the arm and in the past few
Can beating world hunger and developing food sustainability start at your own kitchen table? In this edition of Learning World we explore some
Every year at the start of spring, the dunes of the Lompoul desert in northern Senegal come to life for the Sahel Festival. Bringing together
Karim Wade, a former senior minister in the Senegal government has been sentenced to six years in prison for corruption. He is the son of the former
Italian police have arrested one of two men suspected of involvement in the latest migrant tragedy in the Mediterranean which killed 10 people. The
The former governor general of Canada has been chosen as the next head of the international organisation of Francophone nations (OIF) Michaelle
Nigeria has been declared officially Ebola-free after a six week period with no new cases. Speaking at a conference in Tunis, the World Health
As an Ebola outbreak spreads out of control in West Africa, Sierra Leone has announced a four-day nationwide lockdown. People will be forced to
The World Health Organization said on Sunday it was treating Senegal’s first confirmed Ebola case “as a top priority emergency.” The patient is a
The deadly Ebola outbreak gripping West Africa has now registered a case in Senegal. A young man from Guinea has become the country’s first official
Senegal blocked a regional UN aid flight from landing on Friday and has banned all further connections with several countries affected by the Ebola
Abdoulaye Wade is back – two years after losing Senegal’s presidency and leaving for France. Well-wishers in Dakar gave a rapturous reception to
Macky Sall became president of Senegal in 2012 after a rapid political ascent. The married father of three was practically unknown when President
It is a landscape of stark contrasts, of towering peaks, of meandering rivers and vast plains. A continent rich in history and once again South
Improving the business environment is Senegal’s goal. The country is already among the 10 most competitive in sub Saharan Africa. With political
Movies have sometimes tried to depict the history of slavery; controversial visual images can be one way to inform young people, but are schools and