Pape Diouf, Former President of Marseille Soccer Club, Dies at 68
Mr. Diouf, who died of the coronavirus, was the first black president of Marseille, a notoriously difficult club to run. He was also a gifted orator and a defender of the clubâs passionate fan base.
Taking âHaving It Allâ Out of America
My husband wanted to fix our familyâs work-life balance problems by moving to the suburbs. Instead, I moved us to Senegal.
These Custom Designs Are Anything but Customary
A house in the rocks? Something from Versailles? If you have the money, they can make it happen.
What Happened When a Times Reporter Traded Brooklyn for Dakar
Frustrated by her stressful city life, Dionne Searcey moved her family to West Africa as the regionâs bureau chief. âIn Pursuit of Disobedient Womenâ is her chronicle of what she saw and learned.
How I Tried to Ditch Africaâs Tropes
Guided by local residents, a correspondent discovered places full of poetry slams and restaurant birthday parties, art shows and surf contests, and mustardy grilled fish.
Terrorism Threat in West Africa Soars as U.S. Weighs Troop Cuts
The Pentagon and the State Department are sending mixed messages about reducing Americaâs presence in a region bloodied by terrorist violence.
On Tour, Pompeo Courts Africa, to Counter China
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa, promotes partnerships with American companies, but finds Chinaâs presence pervasive.
Desert Empires: Wonders to Behold
Two hundred rare objects at the Metropolitan Museum trace the remarkable history and cultural heritage of kingdoms on the rim of the Sahara.
The Secret Behind Amazon Package Delivery to West Africa
New Yorkâs informal network of couriers with roundabout shipping routes.
Left Behind by Migrant Husbands, Women Break the Rules and Go to Work
Wives are shocking their traditional West African villages by earning money and running large households while their husbands are in Europe seeking jobs.
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