A Senegalese activist blames poverty and underdevelopment for Africa's instability.
The son of former Senegal president Abdoulaye Wade has been asked to explain why he has assets allegedly worth over $1-billion, say judicial sources.
Verashni Pillay hopes Africans can move from a hormonal defence of certain emotive issues to a consistent approach to our democracy.
A decade after the worst maritime disaster in recent history, relatives of those killed when a Senegalese ship sank in the Atlantic wait for justice.
Senegal has voted for a new Parliament with Macky Sall seeking a majority to put his policies into action after ousting Abdoulaye Wade in March.
Abdoulaye Wade's two decades in power has come to an end, partly because of civil society's impatience with the graft within the Senegal government.
The Senegalese drama teaches us that we need strongly rooted institutions to help govern African states, not super-centralised monoliths.
Senegal's Macky Sall, a 50-year-old geologist, ended Abdoulaye Wade's tenacious rule by triumphing over his mentor.
Senegal's newly-elected president Macky Sall, a technocrat, has been seen as ideal to begin fixing a variety of pressing problems for the country.
Senegal's president elect Macky Sall has hailed a new era after triumphing over veteran leader Abdoulaye Wade in Sunday's runoff presidential vote.
Macky Sall's victory in Senegal's runoff elections has become a beacon of hope for Africa's younger leaders, writes Percy Zvomuya.
Senegal leader Abdoulaye Wade has admitted defeat in the West African nation's contentious presidential elections, and congratulated rival Macky Sall.
Macky Sall has his first shot at Senegal's presidency this weekend after falling out with his mentor and now opponent, President Abdoulaye Wade.
Senegal's opposition parties have thrown their weight behind presidential challenger Macky Sall to block Abdoulaye Wade from landing a third term.
Veteran Senegalese politician Abdoulaye Wade is set for a runoff election after failing to secure a majority in the first round of voting.
Abdoulaye Wade, one of Africa's oldest leaders, is facing defeat in Senegal after an election that protesters say he should never have contested.
After predicting that he would win a third term with a crushing majority, Senegal's President Wade is facing the increasing likelihood of a runoff.
Senegal is still tallying results in an election in which incumbent Abdoulaye Wade hopes to extend his rule with a disputed third term.
Senegal's presidential candidates have held their final rallies as protesters marched in the streets. Tensions are high ahead of Sunday's poll.