Senegal loses 1million trees, Gambia gets $240 million in sales to China

By Sanna Camara Senegal has lost more than 1 million trees, while its neighbour The Gambia has generated income of close to $240 million in sales to China since 2010, a former environment minister and activist has told journalists in Dakar today. Haidar El Ali said at least six other depots are operational along the… Continue reading Senegal loses 1million trees, Gambia gets $240 million in sales to China

Violence, tensions in electoral processes dents women participation

By Sanna Camara Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, head of UNOWAS has warned that election processes marred by violence, tensions and violations of human rights are key factors undermining the participation of women in politics. Addressing participants at a regional seminar in Dakar today, Ms. Sellasie argued that economic and political development of Africa can never happen… Continue reading Violence, tensions in electoral processes dents women participation