· February, 2011

Stories about Senegal from February, 2011

Senegal: Book for Africa Partnership

  14 February 2011

Peace Corps/Senegal is partnering with Books for Africa to bring textbooks and reading materials to schools and community libraries throughout the country. Volunteers in about 35 communities are working with teachers and village leaders to open libraries and reading spaces…”

Senegal/Nigeria: Women from Niger Delta at the World Social Forum

  11 February 2011

Opal Tometi meets women from the Niger Delta at the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal: “I hope to be able to post more videos from their presentation online, but in the meantime I will share the following video clip that I shot with the Emem Okon the Executive Director...

Ghana: Stop forced eviction in Accra

  11 February 2011

This week, WITNESS, and other land and housing rights organizations, signed a public statement demanding a stop to the planned forced eviction of thousands in Ghana’s capital city Accra. The signature campaign was organized at the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal.

Senegal: Shaky start to Dakar WSF 2011

  9 February 2011

A shaky start to the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal: “At the first official day of the Forum, hundreds of participants from around the world were stranded as a result of the absence of a complete programme, inadequate and well-labelled venues, thus driving many event-organisers to either postpone or...