George Floyd’s Killing Prompts Africans to Call for Police Reform at Home
Africans are increasingly pushing to hold police agencies to account and “decolonize” the repressive institutions they inherited from colonial rulers.
Before the World Shut Down, a ‘Rite of Spring’ on a Senegal Beach
Standouts in dance streaming this week: “Dancing at Dusk,” Olivier Tarpaga, Mark Morris and ballet class with the Cindies.
Coronavirus Infects Famed Research Lab Working on At-Home Test
The Pasteur Institute in Senegal may be close to producing the kind of cheap, quick, in-home test for the coronavirus that, if it works, could be a game-changer in Africa, and elsewhere.
Los países pobres pierden en la carrera por conseguir suministros para combatir el coronavirus
Las naciones latinoamericanas y africanas no han logrado conseguir suficiente equipo ni insumos para realizar pruebas masivas. Tienen competencia: Estados Unidos y Europa los aventajan en presupuesto.
Chad’s Ex-President, Sentenced to Life, Given Temporary Reprieve From Prison
Hissène Habré, the former president of Chad who was convicted of crimes against humanity, was freed from his prison cell for 60 days for humanitarian reasons.
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 club’s passionate fan base.
Taking ‘Having It All’ Out of America
My husband wanted to fix our family’s 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 region’s bureau chief. “In Pursuit of Disobedient Women” is her chronicle of what she saw and learned.
How I Tried to Ditch Africa’s 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.
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