Long prices in Ghana’s Cape Coast have been soaring.
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Intermediary cities have a vital role to play in the economies of African countries.
The border crossing into Togo from Benin is a busy route for citizens.
African states and their development partners must protect ECOWAS regional integration efforts.
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Gomis était le dernier survivant des fondateurs d'Orchestra Baobab, le groupe le plus célèbre du Sénégal.
Destroyed buildings along an eroded coastline in Bargny, Senegal.
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Coastal erosion in West Africa is a cause for global concern. The global community must rally to address climate change which is causing the retreat.
The Monument of the African Renaissance sits on a volcanic hill overlooking Dakar.
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Senegal’s colonial heritage has been interpreted to conceive an African future, turning colonial heritage into an archive of a possible Afrotopia.
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Gomis was the last surviving founder of Orchestra Baobab, Senegal’s most famous band.
President Leopold Senghor (1974).
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Au vu de son parcours diplomatique, le Sénégal a su bâtir une indépendance durable en 62 ans d'existence en tant que nation.
Financial systems have evolved to allow contactless payments but people who cannot use digital services are being left behind.
Not only are physical banks out of reach, people also face barriers to using digital financial services.
Former Senegalise President Leopold Senghor (1974).
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Considering its decolonised diplomatic journey, Senegal has defined what it means to achieve sustainable independence in 62 years of nationhood.
WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, during a visit at Afrigen Formulation Facilities in Cape Town, South Africa.
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Moves by Moderna and BioNTech to make vaccines themselves in African countries signal that the companies aren’t considering licensing its technology to a third party for local manufacture.
Freshly caught fish are pictured in a pirogue in Dakar, Senegal.
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Fisheries agreements favour the European Union and don’t do enough to protect African interests.
Les nouveaux flux illicites d'armes et de munitions contribuent à alimenter les conflits et l'instabilité en Afrique de l'Ouest.
Sadio Mané celebrates his Ascon-winning penalty for Senegal against Egypt.
Thanks to the growing appeal of African football stars and a dream final, Afcon is establishing itself on the world sporting map.
A stash of Kalashnikovs and locally made hunting rifles surrendered by a local vigilante group in Zamfara State, northwest Nigeria.
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New illicit flows of arms and ammunition contribute to fueling conflict and instability in West Africa.
Endangered Timneh parrots in illegal trade in West Africa.
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Social media platforms have enabled wildlife traders to connect as never before. Some operate legally, within the boundaries of international laws. Others are less scrupulous.
A display in the Museum of Black Civilisations in Dakar, Senegal.
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Museums allow us to delve deep into the past with eye-catching displays of artefacts, ancient textiles, high-quality images and short films that narrate how our ancestors lived.
Lamine Diack during the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships, Beijing 2015.
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Lamine Diack’s life revolved around politics and sports.
Le président français, Emmanuel Macron, à droite, et le président du Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, à l’Élysée, à Paris, en novembre.
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L'approche de Macron à l'égard de la politique africaine s'inspire des stratégies des années 50 en raison notamment des similutudes avec la période qui a suivi la Seconde Guerre mondiale.
Senegalese foreign minister Aissata Tall Sall and US secretary of state Antony Blinken at a news conference.
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The recent visit of the US secretary of state to Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal appears driven by the fear of China’s inroads in Africa as well as the need to mend diplomatic fences.
Kenyan police officers display bags of heroin seized in 2011.
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It has long been clear that some countries have drug policies that cause harm and violate human rights.