Senegal: Prison break man alias ‘Boy genie’ breaks out of jail for the 10th time.

A Senegalese boy, Modou Faal, is famous for his repetitive jailbreaks from maximum prison facilities in the capital city, Dakar. According to Senegalese media, Modou Faal escaped prison many times, and this recent one made it number 10. In the early morning of Sunday, Faal broke out of a penitentiary. The Senegalese authorities are actively […]

One of the Greatest Pan-African songs of all time by Youssou Ndour recorded 25 years ago

In the African social construct especially among the people of ancient Mali; griots or traditional musicians played crucial roles in educating the masses about the history of the land, motivating warriors and even tutoring future leaders. Some of the roles played by ancient griots had been adopted by many of our postcolonial musicians who bravely […]

Outrage as Senegalese best student goes missing in France

The news of the brilliant Senegalese young lady who went missing in France mysteriously has so far triggered concerns in her home country and Africa at large.  The 20-year-old Jiary Sow who won prestigious awards in Senegal after emerging the most brilliant student among her year colleagues was granted a national scholarship to study in […]

Meet the Senegalese man using home materials to create Afro style Sneakers

Cheikh Mbacke Thiam also known as Cheikh Dal which translates as shoe in the Wolof language, is a Senegalese entrepreneur and innovator. He started learning the art of fashion at a very young age and was introduced to shoemaking by his brother. Cheikh started his craft by making shoes for children and eventually fell in […]

The fearsome 20-year old African woman who resisted French colonialism

If there is any character in the Senegalese political history who is worthy of praise among others, then that person is Aline Sitoe Diatta, the 20-year old young woman who resisted French colonialism without fear and earned the present-day title: “La femme qui était plus qu’un homme” translated as the woman who was more than […]

Akoin Cryptocurrency Launches in Kenya as Pilot for $6 Billion Akon City

Senegalese-American musician and businessman, Alioune Badara Thiam, known popularly as Akon and his partners have successfully launched the much-anticipated Cryptocurrency called Akoin in Kenya. The Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC), $2 billion metropolis situated around a 5,000-bed medical and technology complex located in Kenya’s Kakamega County has rolled out Akoin.The akoin cryptocurrency has equally […]