Senegal

By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Aug 19th, 2014
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In Dakar, the capital of Senegal for many people improvisation is the key to survival. These amazingly creative people transform old things into new, rubbish into useful items, broken artifacts into beatiful ones. They really are the masters of recycling....
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 13th, 2013
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A cultural, economic, and human rights development in Africa from a visual perspective. A recent study looked at four pillars, besides economic growth, to measure which countries are prospering and which are failing. Image source: www.master-of-finance.org Africa: From Top To Bottom For the past deca...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Armoured vehicles, APCs, deploy in area near main pro-Morsi rally in Cairo, witnesses tell Reuters. Egypt army erects barbed wire, barriers around barracks where President Morsi is working, witnesses tell Reuters. King Albert II of Belgium announces he will abdicate on J...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Adriane Kriesch/Im, D&W analysis Obama’s one week trip to Africa is now over. Africans’ initial enthusiasm for him has evaporated and some even believe his commitment to the continent is less intense than his predecessors. Traditional dancers welcomed the U.S. president on his arri...
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In Eritrea
Jun 27th, 2013
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The condition of former South African leader Nelson Mandela has deteriorated in the last few days, presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj has said. The announcement came as President Jacob Zuma cancelled a trip to Mozambique following consultations with Mr Mandela’s doctors. Mr Mandela, 94, South A...
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In Eritrea
Jun 27th, 2013
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It is Mr Obama’s second visit to the continent since he became president. He is hoping to boost economic ties with the African countries and promote good governance – all the countries he is visiting have stable democracies. The South African leg of his trip is expected to be overshadowed...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 21st, 2013
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(WASHINGTON DC) – The following is an open memo to President Barack Obama on the eve of his second visit to Africa   Your Excellency,   Shortly, you and your family will board Air Force One and head to Africa, on a journey that will take you to Senegal, Tanzania and South Africa. Duri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 3rd, 2013
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by Christopher Rutledge AS THE leaders of Africa gathered 50 years after the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), Africans went about their daily struggle to put food on the table. I was starkly reminded of the widening gap between Africa’s political and economic elites and the people...
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May 27th, 2013
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Giulia Bonacci The Organization of African Unity marks its 50th anniversary today amid not just the search for solidarity across a continent but for a vision of a global Africa Africa unite! Unite for the benefit for the benefit of your people! Unite for it’s later than you think! Unite for the benef...
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In Cape Verde
May 8th, 2013
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By Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya — More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, and the 14 countries with the highest rates of first-day deaths are all in Africa, according to a new report released Tuesday.Somalia, Congo, Mali, Sierra Leone and Central African Republic are the f...