Category Archives: Main Features

Senegal’s elderly vote for democracy

While media focus attention on the country’s youth, an elder generation compare this election with those gone by.

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Students divided over Senegal vote

Young voters share concerns for future, with some calling on president to go, while others say Wade is misunderstood.

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Thies: The sleepy town that may sway Senegal

With Dakar lying on the peninsular, the country’s second city is the prized political gateway to the capital.

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Walikale: The curse of El Dorado

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Walikale is one of those towns you won’t spot from the window of a plane. Squeezed between rolling carpets of treetops, you might just detect a brown blot on a green canvas if you strain…

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How Goma saw the election

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I spoke to DR Congo citizens about how election proceedings in their city differed from the rest of the country.

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Thousands in DRC expected to return to polls

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Voting in African nation opens for those who were unable to cast ballots due to long queues and a late start on Monday.

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Goma: The last outpost

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(Al-Jazeera) -Flashes of lightning illuminate Lake Kivu as thunder crackles above. The storm causes the lights to trip and disrupts the internet connection at our place of rest, the Ihusi Hotel. The hotel, which overlooks…

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