Stories about Senegal from June, 2010
2010 is a busy election year for francophone Africa but the political progress has been disappointing. Here is a review of how bloggers have reacted to the electoral proceedings so far:
A You Tube video in Wolof criticizing president Wade's regime has become an internet sensation in Senegal. «Tassou Abdoulaye Wade» [fr] by a young street vendor who also claims to be a griot.
Francophone Africa is celebrating 50 years of independence in 2010. Many Africans voices are wondering out loud what is there to celebrate, given the mediocre level of human development achieved since independence.