Fans wait for Senegal's biggest stars to perform at a free hip-hop festival, held in the capital city of Dakar.
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April 25, 2015 Around the world, hip-hop gives a voice to the voiceless. Our photo essay spotlights rappers in Senegal, who shout out their frustrations about living in poverty and their dreams of a better future.
Magida Safaoui, right, and an assistant plate tomatoes at a Trio Toques event in April. Safaoui helps out the three chefs who run the restaurant.
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April 26, 2014 Three chefs in Senegal are helping put West Africa on the culinary map. They move their monthly pop-up restaurant around Dakar, introducing diners to new takes on familiar ingredients like the peanut.
President Obama reviews an honor guard on Wednesday outside the presidential palace in Dakar, Senegal.
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June 27, 2013 Obama arrived in Senegal on Wednesday night and also plans to visit South Africa and Tanzania. He is expected to emphasize democracy and security during his trip.
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