Senegal, you’ve deepened my understanding of the world I left behind

The Senegal that I have loved and cried and learned in over the past seven months is a country that is filled with contradictions and subtleties — in religion, politics, society, in my everyday life — that stereotypes cannot and never will do justice to.

Obama in Africa: the view from Senegal

Obama will likely emphasize Senegal’s reputation as a peaceful, democratic state in a region increasingly embroiled in battles with extremists.

Senegal: Democracy is the big election winner

Senegal’s democracy was boosted by President Abdoulaye Wade’s surprise acceptance of his election defeat to challenger Macky Sall.