Stories about Senegal from February, 2011
Senegal: Book for Africa Partnership
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: World Social Forum 2011: One Week of Activism in Dakar
Dakar, the capital of the West African nation of Senegal, has been bustling with activists and campaigners from across the globe, gathered under the banner of the World Social Forum to say another world is possible.
Senegal: World Social Forum Dakar 2011
Follow Priority Africa Network blog for regular updates from the World Social Forum taking place in Dakar, Senegal.
Senegal/Nigeria: Women from Niger Delta at the World Social Forum
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
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
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...