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Onions are a lifeline to many in Senegal, where it is a key ingredient in the national fish and rice dish, Thieboudienne, as well as Yassa chicken.  By SEYLLOU (AFP)

Senegalese onion farmers in tears over glut

Sep 3, 2021 | Senegal

In a satellite town of Senegal's capital Dakar, 25-kilo sacks of onions are piled up on pavements, ignored by passers-by ...

Sep 2, 2021 | Senegal

A year after singer Akon laid the first stone of the $6 billion futuristic city he vowed to build for his native Senegal ...

Aug 28, 2021 | Senegal

The Senegalese navy was carrying out a search and rescue mission on Saturday after a boat carrying about 60 migrants cap ...

Aug 24, 2021 | Senegal

Former Chadian president Hissene Habre, who was serving a life term in Senegal for war crimes and crimes against humanit ...

Aug 24, 2021 | Senegal

Senegal's Interior Minister Antoine Felix Abdoulaye Diome is up to his knees in water, in a suburb of the West African c ...

Aug 13, 2021 | Senegal

Senegalese architects expressed their anger on Friday after bulldozers razed the famed Sandaga market, a sprawling hub o ...

Jul 29, 2021 | Senegal

Emergency room doctor Babacar Diop, 30, keeps getting interrupted by the ringing of his mobile phone. Relatives of pa ...

Jul 29, 2021 | Senegal

Scores of pickers move along a raised platform of rubbish, scooping up pieces of plastic with iron hooks, alongside catt ...

Jul 18, 2021 | Senegal

A ram the size of a small pony tosses its head inside a sumptuous pen illuminated by flashing disco lights, before lungi ...

Jul 17, 2021 | Senegal

In a beachside suburb of Senegal's capital Dakar, fisherman Madiop Dieng urges police officers to get dozens of youngste ...

Jul 14, 2021 | Senegal

Wesh, wesh , wads , ska , fol ... the hunt was on for that elusive word in French that would ratchet up the bonus p ...

Jun 26, 2021 | Senegal

Senegalese lawmakers on Friday approved new anti-terror laws that the opposition said would define seriously disturbing ...

Jun 25, 2021 | Senegal

Demonstrators and police scuffled in Senegal's capital Dakar on Friday ahead of a vote on a contested draft law that wou ...

Jun 10, 2021 | Senegal

Monks in blue-grey habits lift their hands in supplication before breaking into a chant accompanied by the singsong twan ...

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