#Senegal

  • Article: Senegal Opens West Africa's First Major Wind Farm in Push for Renewables

    Senegal Opens West Africa's First Major Wind Farm in Push for Renewables

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 4, 2020

    The country will get 30% of its energy from renewable sources. Read more

  • Article: Beyoncé's Designer Bets on 'Made in Africa' Fashion to Create Jobs

    Beyoncé's Designer Bets on 'Made in Africa' Fashion to Create Jobs

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 5, 2019

    Sarah Diouf hopes to open a production facility with 100 to 150 tailors. Read more

  • Article: Senegal, One of the World’s Biggest Ocean Polluters, Will Enforce Fines on Plastic Use

    Senegal, One of the World’s Biggest Ocean Polluters, Will Enforce Fines on Plastic Use

    By Sushmita Roy|Aug. 1, 2019

    Shopkeepers will be fined $85 and manufacturers risk $34,000 in fines or six months in prison. Read more

  • Article: The Highest Authority in Sunni Islam Just Declared an End to Child Marriage in Africa

    The Highest Authority in Sunni Islam Just Declared an End to Child Marriage in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Pia Gralki|June 21, 2019

    The total number of women married in childhood will likely reach 950 million by 2030. Read more

  • Article: FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support

    FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 18, 2019

    "There's this picture that has never left my mind of the blood." Read more

  • Article: Dozens of Girls Sexually Exploited at Senegal School: Report

    Dozens of Girls Sexually Exploited at Senegal School: Report

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 19, 2018

    Girls were coerced into having sex with teachers for better grades, food, and money. Read more

  • Article: These Engineers Are Turning Human Waste Into Drinkable Water

    These Engineers Are Turning Human Waste Into Drinkable Water

    By Sydni Brecher|June 5, 2018

    Watch Bill Gates and Jimmy Fallon drink waste water with a purpose. Read more

  • Article: These 8 African Cities Pledged to Eliminate Emissions by 2050

    These 8 African Cities Pledged to Eliminate Emissions by 2050

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 17, 2018

    From Accra to Dar es Salaam, these cities pledged to clean up the environment. Read more