Illegal fishing techniques in Senegal threatens reef

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Illegal fishing techniques in Senegal threatens reef” – below is their description. Near the coast of Senegal and Mauritania is the world’s largest known cold-water reef. It is also where international companies are drilling for oil and gas. But local fishermen say dolphins and turtles are washing … Read more Illegal fishing techniques in Senegal threatens reef

How a Senegal lab may be Africa’s pandemic game changer | COVID-19 Special

DW News published this video item, entitled “How a Senegal lab may be Africa’s pandemic game changer | COVID-19 Special” – below is their description. For months vaccines have been landing in airports around Africa. Astra Zeneca, Sinopharm, Sinovac and BioNTech-Pfizer. But Africa is at the back of the line, and it’s not nearly enough. … Read more How a Senegal lab may be Africa’s pandemic game changer | COVID-19 Special

Senegal could see COVID surge with Eid celebrations

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Senegal could see COVID surge with Eid celebrations” – below is their description. There are concerns Eid celebrations in Senegal could see a new surge in COVID-19 cases. Tight restrictions are in place in the capital, Dakar, but officials are worried about gatherings held elsewhere. Daily cases … Read more Senegal could see COVID surge with Eid celebrations

Delta variant cases spreading rapidly in Africa

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Delta variant cases spreading rapidly in Africa” – below is their description. The number of people infected with COVID-19 is rising in parts of Africa because of the rapidly spreading Delta variant. With oxygen in short supply, Senegal’s Health Ministry is investing in mobile oxygen facilities to … Read more Delta variant cases spreading rapidly in Africa

France to pull more than 2,000 troops from Africa’s Sahel region

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “France to pull more than 2,000 troops from Africa’s Sahel region” – below is their description. France will soon begin reshaping its military presence in the Sahel region of West Africa by reducing its number of soldiers there by half. But President Emmanuel Macron insists his country … Read more France to pull more than 2,000 troops from Africa’s Sahel region

Senegal among 23 African nations experiencing third COVID wave

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Senegal among 23 African nations experiencing third COVID wave” – below is their description. Africa has been experiencing its worst week since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Several countries have surpassed the second wave peak, and appear to be entering the third wave. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas … Read more Senegal among 23 African nations experiencing third COVID wave

Mama’s Boy – Former Ivorian President returns to home town | Across Africa • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Mama’s Boy – Former Ivorian President returns to home town | Across Africa • FRANCE 24 English” – below is their description. Former Ivorian President, Laurent Gbagbo, finally makes it back to his hometown after a decade away from the country. Also Ghana drones on for its … Read more Mama’s Boy – Former Ivorian President returns to home town | Across Africa • FRANCE 24 English

Eswatini protests: Government deploys army after days of clashes • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Eswatini protests: Government deploys army after days of clashes • FRANCE 24 English” – below is their description. In this edition, the army has been deployed in Eswatini after days of demonstrations against King Mswati. The opposition claims 40 people have been killed in the crackdown. Also, in Senegal, … Read more Eswatini protests: Government deploys army after days of clashes • FRANCE 24 English

In Senegal many gay people live in fear, forced to leave home

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “In Senegal many gay people live in fear, forced to leave home” – below is their description. #LGBT persons in #Senegal face legal challenges. Senegal specifically outlaws same-sex sexual acts and, in the past, has prosecuted men accused of #homosexuality. LGBT persons face routine #discrimination in society … Read more In Senegal many gay people live in fear, forced to leave home

Covid 19: WHO warns ‘alarming’ third wave hits Africa – Eye on Africa

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Covid 19: WHO warns ‘alarming’ third wave hits Africa – Eye on Africa” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: The WHO is warning that new cases of Covid-19 have been rising since the beginning of May across Africa. Coastal cities such as Cape Town are in need … Read more Covid 19: WHO warns ‘alarming’ third wave hits Africa – Eye on Africa

Senegal army captures MFDC rebel bases in Casamance region

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Senegal army captures MFDC rebel bases in Casamance region” – below is their description. Senegal’s army says it has captured rebel bases in the south. It is the latest offensive against an armed group that wants to create an independent state in the southern Casamance region. Senegal … Read more Senegal army captures MFDC rebel bases in Casamance region

Countries struggling to cope with pirate attacks around Gulf of Guinea

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Countries struggling to cope with pirate attacks around Gulf of Guinea” – below is their description. Countries around the Gulf of Guinea are stepping up security to fight off a sharp rise in attacks by pirates. The maritime area stretches from Senegal to Angola. It’s now the … Read more Countries struggling to cope with pirate attacks around Gulf of Guinea

Africa’s internet & social media bans: Censorship or public service? | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “Africa’s internet & social media bans: Censorship or public service? | DW News” – below is their description. From bans on social media sites, to internet blackouts and harassment campaigns against journalists – increasingly governments across Africa are making it harder to speak out. Last year there were … Read more Africa’s internet & social media bans: Censorship or public service? | DW News

A Day in the Life of a Young Radio Operator – Peacekeeper in the D.R. Congo

United Nations published this video item, entitled “A Day in the Life of a Young Radio Operator – Peacekeeper in the D.R. Congo” – below is their description. A young police radio operator from Senegal gets ready for her day, does radio transmissions with vehicles on patrol and reflects on what makes a good peacekeeper, … Read more A Day in the Life of a Young Radio Operator – Peacekeeper in the D.R. Congo

Mali’s former coup leader takes power after president’s arrest

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Mali’s former coup leader takes power after president’s arrest” – below is their description. Mali’s interim vice president, Colonel Assimi Goita says he removed the transitional president and prime minister from power because they left him out of discussions to form a new government. Goïta says President … Read more Mali’s former coup leader takes power after president’s arrest