On the eve of Baaba Maal's first New York City concert in 8 years, Oumar Ba interviews him, asking about protest movements, the music business and Senegal.
The legendary Senegalese director (Touki-Bouki and Hyenas) said of his films: “My work is not based on premeditation or planning; it is based on the instant."
Religious authorities in Senegal are organizing protests against a popular TV series. The outrage could be related to the challenges the series provokes of the "proper" place of women in society.
44-year-old Ousmane Sonko finished third in Senegal's presidential election, energizing young people.
The point of Senegal's new Museum of Black Civilations (Musée des civilisations noires) in Dakar.
Harlem rapper Sheck Wes's star rises in the shadow of Dapper Dan and Cheikh Amadou Bamba.
How do Morocco and Senegal, the two African countries that had a May '68 of their own, commemorate or debate that legacy 50 years later?
Homosexuality continues to be a dangerous topic in Senegal. There, as in much of the African continent, heteronormative behavior is enforced with violence.
Two of Africa's standout talents at Russia 2018--Moussa Wague and Francis Uzoho--were shaped by a football academy in Qatar. A new book tells that story.
For a long time most football fans experienced the game via the radio, making broadcasters cult figures. Like Allou Ndiaye in 1950s Senegal.
Ndeye Debo Seck has lost interest in local club football in Senegal. It has a lot to do with how the local game is administered.
The Senegalese football jersey is a powerful symbol of nationhood and independence.
Football in Senegal is magic. That the team has qualified for their second World Cup, heightens the joy.
Wolof-centered television may be a beacon of hope for Senegal’s waning cinema culture.
Today marks ten years since Aimé Césaire's death. What would he have thought about the state of the former French colonies today?
I am a teacher of English at a high school in the Sedhiou Region of Southern
" I am wondering how these people have found a way to blend African spirituality with Islam."
Explaining why his films typically center around the heroism of daily life, Ousmane Sembene once said:
Karl Marx can be useful to people fighting for social justice and who at the same time are deeply religious.
In February 2008 in Dakar, Senegal, a pregnant fish trader, who remains unnamed, was fatally hit