Dakar, Senegal - Like thousands of child beggars in Senegal, Abdou Kane, four, Known as talibés - an Arabic word for pupil - an estimated 50,000 street children, as young as three-years old are sent up to hundreds of kilometres away from home to ... Al Jazeera, 8 hours ago
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When Mali gained its independence from France in 1960, it ushered in an era of intense musical activities with the establishment of regional bands that underpinned national pride, and the evolution of big band patronage. Within a decade, it became ...African Business, 1 week ago
Two recent Kamiak High School grads are taking a year off between high school and college to experience the world. Rayla Freeman and Christobal Urquiaga, both 18, are about to embark on eight-month fellowships with Global Citizen Year, a ...Mukilteo Beacon.com, 1 week ago
Once upon a time, Lagos was the city where Afrobeat stars such as Fela Kuti and Fatai Rolling Dollar cast musical spells under tropical skies. Backed by dozen-strong live bands, their words incited live crowds into, musically speaking, launching ...Mail & Guardian Online, 2 weeks ago
There is more to Mauritania's Presidential election than meets the eye. Mauritanians go to the polls today, 21 June, to elect a new President. Or, at least, some of them do, as not all are on the electoral roll and most of the opposition parties are ...Middle East Eye, 2 weeks ago
If there is an afterlife for news anchors, Walter Cronkite may well be reaching for his ear muffs and a calming celestial gin and tonic. For five years after the celebrated US broadcaster's death, two Senegalese hip-hop artists are taking current ...CTV News, 3 weeks ago Thousands switch on as Senegalese duo rap the news Dunya News, 3 weeks ago Thousands switch on as Senegal hip-hop duo raps the day's... Arab News, 4 weeks ago Rappers put their spin on the news IOL, 4 weeks ago
Coudy Binta De's eyes light up when she talks about how she first became fascinated with computers. The 24-year-old says that as a young girl she went to visit her mother in work at one of the Senegalese government's first computer departments. ...BBC, 3 weeks ago
Two Senegalese hip-hop artistes Xuman and Keyti are taking current affairs in a brash new direction by rapping the news, writes Coumba Sylla IF there is an afterlife for news anchors, Walter Cronkite may well be reaching for his ear muffs and a ...Oman Tribune, 3 weeks ago Rap reporters give hip-hop twist to news CHINAdaily, 3 weeks ago Get Ready to Listen to News in Hip Hop Rap MedIndia, 4 weeks ago
An initiative of the National Security Education Program , the Boren Awards provide funding for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in regions of the globe that are critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central and ...Philanthropy News Digest, 3 weeks ago
Abdoul Ba is a farmer. He has lived here in Djilor, the tiny village where he was born, for all of his 56 years. Like 70% of the population of Senegal, he raises cattle. But these are more than cows. For Mr Ba and his family they are livelihood, ...Balancing Act News, 1 month ago MICROSOFT : Thwarting Senegal's cattle rustlers using mobile phones 4 Traders, 1 month ago
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