With a new €2m fishing quay due to open in Senegal’s capital in February, has modernity finally come for the Soumbedioune fishmongers? Photographs by Xaume Olleros for the Guardian It is not the large-eyed
BAMAKO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing over a pit full of stinky, black water in downtown Bamako, Omeka Konate digs out used plastic, paper and cans and throws them over his shoulder. Sanaba Traore
When people treated them as if they couldn’t achieve what they wanted to do, it only made them stronger. Gender bias comes in many forms, and, unfortunately for women leaders, being underestimated because
Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu has a dream: that everyone should one day taste hand-roasted Ethiopian coffee. Widely acknowledged as the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia is one of the world’s largest coffee bean
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Google, said on Monday it would offer Motorbike Mode on Google Maps in Kenya, offering the voice navigation service for bike riders in Africa for the first time. The Google Maps app
In some striking ways Africa is the most “stable” economic region of the world. (Whilst most of our comments could apply to Africa as a whole, for the most part we are concerned with Sub-Sahara Africa).
Political and business leaders gathering in San Francisco for a major climate change summit have committed to moving towards what was once a fantastical thought – the demise of the internal combustion
Dakar, Senegal (CNN) — In one suburb of Dakar, Senegal's capital, every week, one person lands a sum of money that is tantamount to a jackpot. There's no gambling involved, however, the windfall comes