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December 2018

Senegal Hosts Unique Community Events on Irregular Migration

DAKAR, Dec 10 2018 (IPS) - It is four o’clock in the afternoon in Senegal’s capital, Dakar, when pupils, students and workers begin to fill the municipal town halls of Grand Yoff and Sociocultural Centre Grand Médine to attend a unique community event – a film screening and a debate. What they…
October 2018

Senegal’s Migrant Returnees Become Storytellers

DAKAR, Oct 11 2018 (IPS) - Khoudia Ndiaye and Ndeye Fatou Sall set up a smartphone on a tripod to begin recording a video interview with Daro Thiam in Hann Bel-Air, a neighbourhood in Senegal’s capital Dakar. Hann Bel-Air is the departure point for many of the migrants who leave the city and…
September 2018

‘All the Roads Leading to Agadez and Italy are Dangerous’

DAKAR, Sep 8 2018 (IPS)- El Adama Diallo left his home in Senegal on Oct. 28, 2016, with dreams of reaching Europe in his heart and a steely determination that made him take an alternative, dangerous route to get there despite the absence of regular migration papers in his pocket. It was a journey…