Stories written by Souleymane Faye
Je suis Souleymane Faye, 32 ans, marié (monogame) et père d’une fille. Je suis de nationalité sénégalaise. J’ai fait des études supérieures d’anglais, de niveau Baccalauréat + deux ans, depuis Août 2003, à l’Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD), au Sénégal. Depuis Octobre 2006, je suis titulaire du Diplôme supérieur de journalisme (DSJ) du Centre d’études des sciences et techniques de l’information (CESTI) de l’UCAD. Au CESTI, je me suis spécialisé en Presse écrite et en Economie politique. Je suis entré, en Février 2007, à l’Agence de presse sénégalaise (APS, publique), où j’ai été embauché en Janvier 2009. Je me suis spécialisé dans le traitement de l’information économique. En même temps, depuis Juin 2009, je collabore avec Inter Press Service (IPS).

Senegal Villages Aspire to Self-Sufficiency in Rice

The residents of five villages in the Boyard Valley, in southwestern Senegal, are freeing themselves from "the tyranny of imported rice" by stepping up local production of this important staple food.

Millet production has reached record levels in Dya, in central Senegal. Credit: Tonrulkens/CC BY-SA 2.0

Senegal Finds the Cooperative Way to More Food

Over the past two years, millet production has reached record levels in Dya, a rural community in the Kaolack region of central Senegal, where the Agricultural Value Chains Support Project (PAFA) is supporting two farmers' collectives.

Thousands of Senegalese Producers Living off Market Gardening

Thousands of farmers are earning a living growing fruit and vegetables in the Niayes, a strip of fertile land running north along Senegal's western coastline from the outskirts of the capital, Dakar. But land speculation threatens the future of this market gardening.

Q&A: Military Action in Mali Would Be a ‘Huge Risk’

Military action by West African states against the insurrection in northern Mali would be extremely risky without diplomatic support from neighbouring Algeria and Mauritania, according to International Crisis Group researcher Gilles Yabi.

Breakthrough for Women in Senegal’s Lower House

A record number of women were sworn in as legislators as Senegal's new parliament was inaugurated on Monday. Sixty-four women now have seats in this West African country's 150-member National Assembly, thanks to a law on gender parity.

Bineta Diop (l.) with Asha-Rose Migiro, U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Credit:  Ryan Brown/UN Photo

Q&A: Challenge Men To Share Political and Economic Power

Bineta Diop, director of the non-governmental organisation Femmes Africa Solidarité, is at the forefront of the fight for better protection of women in conflict zones and their integration in peace processes.

SENEGAL: Local Health Posts a Qualified Success

"We no longer need to go to Hanène, three kilometres away, for vaccinations or for a check-up for our children," said Maguette Niang, a 40-year-old mother from Keur Madaro, a village in the west of Senegal.

Senegal's artisanal fear licences to foreign trawlers will destroy their livelihoods. Credit:  UN Photo

SENEGAL: Dispute Over Fishing Permits for Foreign Fleets Hots Up

Senegal's small-scale fishers are challenging the government over licences granting foreign trawlers permission to fish in Senegalese waters. The artisanal fishers condemn the "selling off" of the country's fishery resources at a time when stocks off Senegal's coast are severely depleted.

Marchers at the opening of the World Social Forum in Dakar. Credit:  Abdullah Vawda/IPS

WORLD SOCIAL FORUM: ‘Signs of Change’ Says Bolivia’s Morales as World Social Forum Opens

Tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of Dakar on Sunday to mark the start of the annual World Social Forum. Activists carried colorful banners denouncing land grabs, restrictive immigration laws, agricultural subsidies in Europe and the U.S. and many other issues.

WORLD SOCIAL FORUM: ‘Signs of Change’ Says Bolivia’s Morales as World Social Forum Opens

Tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of Dakar on Sunday to mark the start of the annual World Social Forum. Activists carried colorful banners denouncing land grabs, restrictive immigration laws, agricultural subsidies in Europe and the U.S. and many other issues.

SENEGAL: Funding Could Weaken Campaign Against Maternal Mortality

Senegal's efforts to improve maternal health and reduce child mortality are hampered by a lack of health centres and poor care in those that do exist. But the government faces a major financial hurdle in financing the Bajenu Gox initiative - a community health programme intended to address this.

SENEGAL: Scrambling to Keep Up With Education For All

In Diohine, a village of some 3,000 inhabitants in the Fatick region of central Senegal, real progress has been made towards educating all children, in spite of a lack of infrastructure.



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