President Macky Sall in June ordered the removal of children from the streets and said those who force them to beg would be imprisoned.
A rising number of young Senegalese men are risking everything to reach Europe despite fears money to send home will dry up.
Among young Dakarois, ethnicity often appears to be a somewhat vague category that they rarely mention.
The country is looking to mobile apps to encourage its youth to take an interest in caring for and protecting the environment.
UPDATE: Chad ex-dictator Habre gets life in landmark war crimes trial—and why the ICC will be watching closely
'This case is a tremendous precedent to show that African courts can deliver justice for crimes committed in Africa'.
UN diplomat Fatma Samoura is currently based in Nigeria, working with the United Nations Development Program
En invoquant des raisons de sécurité
Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020
Senegal is the 5th most popular African country for international meetings
'Tough' science and math? Not at all, says Senegalese scientist with amazing solutions to nurture African scientists
A downloadable robot, robotics, online platform...this genius has them all..his solutions could help revolutionise teaching
Senegalese ebola 'fighters' take hard lessons they learnt to Latin America to help fight Zika outbreak
The number of babies born with suspected microcephaly in Brazil since October has now reached nearly 4,000
Security in the capitals of Senegal, Ghana and Ivory Coast has been tightened al-Qaeda killed more than 20 people at a Radisson hotel in Bamako
Battling wave of suicide bombers, West African leaders seek ban on full-face veil to prevent attacks
Jihadists have resorted to using young women and girls as suicide bombers by hiding explosives in their loose-fitting clothes
INTERVIEW: Senegal's Macky Sall says there's life after presidency, and European, Asian migrants will flood Africa in 25 years
I think if democracy is upheld Africa will in 20 years be the new go-to destination for the world.
Could Africa’s new ‘go-to’ guy, Senegal’s Sall, herald the return of the golden age of the star African leader?
Diplomats also talk of a man who listens, and not averse to being a team player, traits that come as a premium when one sizes up an AU gathering.
Africa can make its own fortune; it just needs to ‘get’ the Francophone region to the table (PART 1)
Much of the divide between Anglophone and Francophone Africa is being bridged, but it has not always been so.
Rwanda shaves president’s term to 5 years, as Senegal, Liberia plan similar cuts. Kagame 3rd term remains on course
While a few countries look to cut presidential terms, in others leaders are getting more bites at the cherry as their stay in office gets extended.
“We have to understand, in Africa too, that we are able to offer an example, and that power is not an end in itself” - Senegal president Macky Sall.
Here comes Senegal’s new city—president Macky Sall’s biggest mega project yet attracts 'hundreds of bids'
Ambitious infrastructure plan ropes in a new airport and an industrial park in attempt to ease the capital’s gridlock and woo investors.