Senegal
Working from the ground up

Working from the ground up

Case study: Talensi, Ghana A low-cost, easily replicated land restoration technique has helped smallholders in northern Ghana resist the ravages of climate change Although climate change has not received as much...

Equidistant from power and opposition

Equidistant from power and opposition

Senegal: a conflict in the public space Journalists have an important role to play in documenting and researching the causes of Senegal’s Casamance conflict, helping to bring political opponents together The democratic...

The ‘door of the return’ to a new humanism

The ‘door of the return’ to a new humanism

Gorée Island: memorial to slavery Visitors to Senegal’s notorious Gorée island learn about a 400-year old Slavery in Africa was one of the worst violations of human rights in history, extending over an entire continent...

Troubled and ambiguous

Troubled and ambiguous

Heritage: the long shadows of past and present Commemorating heritage in Africa is no longer the exclusive province of governments There was an interesting exchange between Thabo Mbeki and Constand Viljoen in the late...