· April, 2007

Stories about Senegal from April, 2007

Why is adultery illegal in Senegal?

  30 April 2007

Why is adultery illegal in Senegal? (Fr) Women are still considered the property of men and religion a justification for law, whether or not you are a believer, the Blog politique du Senegal writes.

African Journalists on Franco-African Relations

  26 April 2007

African journalists working in France are calling on the two remaining French presidential candidates, Nicolas Sarkozy and Segolene Royal, to begin a new chapter in Franco-African relations (Fr), according to the blog of the Alliance for Democratic Progress. “We have to reconsider everything, make a fresh start, a sort of...

Election Ploy: Sarkozy Plans to Add Toussaint Louverture to the Pantheon

  18 April 2007

Alain Mabanckou reposts an article by Haitian radio station Kiskeya discussing French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy's promise to add the names of Toussaint Louverture and Léopold Sédar Senghor to the Pantheon (Fr) in Paris, resting place of French luminaries like Volatire, Marie Curie and Napoleon, if elected. The addition of...

Senegal: hip hop meets politics

  13 April 2007

Tune Your World posts a documentary, African Underground: Democracy in Dakar, which shows the role of hip hop in Senegalese politics, “Our friends at Nomadic Wax are in Senegal this month producing a unique documentary film, called ‘African Underground: Democracy in Dakar’, showing how local hip-hop is shaping the current...