Gambia/Senegal: Travelers route 1000km around Gambia amidst border stand-off

By Sanna Camara   A few weeks into the border closure between Senegal and Gambia, passengers travelling between Southern Senegal to Dakar via TransGambia Highway are now left with no choice but to route over a thousand kilometers around the Gambia. The economically-important road “provides the most important connection between the two parts of Senegal,”… Continue reading Gambia/Senegal: Travelers route 1000km around Gambia amidst border stand-off

‘Many crises in Africa caused by desire to stay long in power’ – warns Senegalese president as country poises for historic referendum

By Sanna Camara The Senegalese president Macky Sall has said that he has “especially proposed mechanisms for the stability” of Senegal’s national institutions. Mr. Sall also argued that many crises in Africa are caused by the desire [of leaders] to stay longer in power, which is usually concentrated in the hands of a president of… Continue reading ‘Many crises in Africa caused by desire to stay long in power’ – warns Senegalese president as country poises for historic referendum