Stories about Senegal from April, 2010
ICT for Development in Francophone Africa
Although there is undoubtedly a strong push to grow information and communication technology (ICT) initiatives for development in francophone Africa, the region is still somewhat lagging behind their English-speaking neighbors.
Senegal: Growth of Citizen Movements
Yakhya Massaly wonders whether the rapid growth of citizen movements is due to the failure of political parties or a genuine need for citizen participation as advocated by famed musician Youssou Ndour (fr).
Senegal: Wade's African Renaissance Monument
Ethan discussses Abdoulaye Wade’s African Renaissance Monument project: “Sure, there’s the predictable “Does a country with a per capita income of $1088 per person need a huge copper statue?” The monument has pissed off a surprisingly wide range of people.”