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· February, 2008

Stories about Senegal from February, 2008

African Intellectuals Critique Sarkozy's Dakar Address in New Book

Anandoo.net announces L'Afrique répond à Sarkozy [Fr], a collective critique of Nicolas Sarkozy's infamous Dakar speech by prominent African intellectuals, published in Paris this week.

Why the Senegalese government likes anti-gay protests

Blog politique au Senegal writes a searing critique of the government's attitude toward public protest in Senegal. Bad: protests against the forced marriage of young girls. Good: protests calling for...

Echoes of Orwell in Senegal

Blog politique au Senegal discusses George Orwell [Fr] and sees echoes of 1984 in Senegal's political system.

The ‘historical reality’ of homosexuality in Africa

Blog politique au Senegal reposts an article about the “historical reality” [Fr] of homosexuality in Africa.

Senegal: Akon makes no sense

Leo Africanus writes about Senegale-American musician: “Akon, the Senegalese-American musician, who styles himself as a ‘global’ political force of sorts, makes no sense in an interview in the March issue...

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