See also: Senegal news

Africa Development / Afrique et Développement (Dakar, Senegal)
In English and French. "...the quarterly bilingual journal of CODESRIA." The CODESRIA site has subscription information.

Africa Inter Mennonite Mission
"Organized as the Congo Inland Mission in 1912, AIMM currently has missionaries in six areas of Africa working among various ethnic and language groups." Based in Elkhart, Indiana. Describes their work in Africa including Senegal. Has full text articles from their journal, Messenger.
Has an e-mail list.

For other Mennonite sources see: MennoLink - Mennonite Information Center -

African Elections Database - Elections in Senegal

African Human Security Initiative
One-year project for seven established African Non-Governmental Organisations "to embark upon a process of benchmarking the performance of key African governments in respect of human security issues, measured against the commitments taken at the level at OAU/AU heads of state meetings." The eight countries being evaluated are Algeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda. Full text Project and Background Papers. Full text Monographs and Research Reports.

African Information Society Initiative (AISI)
A program of the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa to build Africa's information and communications infrastructure, adopted in May 1996. Includes a survey of information policy in Africa (going back to the 1960s) and a country profile for Senegal.

African Media Development Initiative, AMDI
AMDI's 2006 survey of the state of the media in sub-Saharan Africa covers 17 countries, describes changes & developments in the African media since 2000, identifies future actions with the greatest impact on developing African media. "AMDI was launched by the BBC World Service Trust in January 2006, in collaboration with DfID and the United Economic Commission for Africa,..." Based in London. or
Examples of reports. Nigeria report (88 pages in pdf), Senegal report (89 pages in pdf).

African Studies Library, Leiden, The Netherlands - Guinea-Bissau and Senegal 1973-1974 (Coutinho Collection) 
Photographs by Prof. Roel Coutinho, M.D. who worked in the liberated areas of Guinea-Bissau and Senegal in 1973 and 1974, during the final year of the war of independence waged by the PAIGC (Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde). Topics - Daily life, Dance and parties, Hospitals, Medical images, PAIGC soldiers and weapons, People's shops, Schools, Ziguinchor (Senegal) hospital, Cuban medical personnel, Guinea-Bissau's first President Luis Cabral and its first Prime Minister Francisco Mendes. 750 of the 1,250 photographs are online; these can be freely used per Creative Commons license. The photographs are deposited in the African Studies Library, Leiden, The Netherlands.  [KF] 

Agence de Presse Senegalaise

In French. News from the government press agency.

Alliance des Forces de Progres (Dakar)
In French. Political party whose Secretaire General Moustapha Niasse is also Senegal's Prime Minister. Has speeches, interviews, party bylaws, biography of Niasse (also in English), articles from Sud Quotidien, photographs, etc.

Alliance pour la Republique
In French. Senegalese political party. Macky Sall was it's candidate for the 2012 Presidential election.

Alliance, Technologie, Informatique, ATI
Sells computer equipment, software, provides training

ALMA (African Language Materials Archive
Many full text books, in Adobe PDF, in Wolof, Mandinka, Pulaar. Each title has full bibliographic information. A project of the West African Research Association and the AODL, supported in part by UNESCO and Columbia University. The WARA site describes the project.

And Jëf / PADS. Parti africain pour la democratie et le socialisme
In French. Senegal political party whose leader is Landing Savane. Has election statistics, party documents, a discussion forum, chat room, etc.

Annuaire REFER
E-mail directory of individuals connected with the academic organization, Refer / AUPELF -UREF. Includes IFAN.

Arc Informatique
In French. Internet service provider in Dakar, Senegal. Provides web hosting, e-mail, computer services, etc.

Archives Nationales du Sénégal
In French. The Senegal National Archives holds le fonds du Sénégal colonial (1816-1958), le fonds de l'A.O.F (1895-1959), le fonds de la Fédération du Mali (1959-1960), and le fonds du Sénégal indépendant depuis 1958. History of the Archives, information on the Association des Amis des Archives du Senegal, etc. Based in Dakar.

Association des Sénégalais d'Amérique
In French. Meetings, events in New York. Based in New York City.

Association Table Ronde (Dakar)
In English and French. Organization for young men under the age of 40 from all backgrounds, sponsors service projects. Part of the Round Table International.
In French and English. Extensive site. Profile of Senegal, the national anthem (includes audio file, text by Leopold Sedar Senghor), travel information, hotels, villas for rent, sightseeing, cuisine, photographs, Senegalese artists and their work, glass paintings, associations. Has directories of Senegalese restaurants, night clubs, hair salons, radio programs in Paris, Madrid, Belgique (Bruxelles, Anvers), Washington D.C. Site by Imédia, based in Dakar; "une jeune société sénégalaise spécialisée dans la communication et le multimédia."

Au Sénégal - Cartes postales anciennes
In French. Historical postcards (1900-1960) of former French West Africa (Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Burkina Faso) from the Archives Nationales du Senegal. Depicting people, historical events. Citations of the postcards are also in a Microsoft Access database (you need the Access program to use this). Part of a cdrom containing 1,515 postcards and the citations database. Maintained by Archivist Paléographe, Adama Aly PAM. Hosted on the site by Imédia, a Senegalese company.

Awadi, Didier
Senegalese rap artist. Recorded a 2006 hit song (BBC July 10, 2006 article), Sunugaal, about the plight of Senegalese migrants trying to reach Europe. A video and lyrics are on the site of Studio Sankara.

Baaba Maal
Web site for the Senegalese musician with audio clips (requires RealPlayer, sound card, speakers), tour dates, interviews, biography.

Badji, Mamadou - Droit naturel, droits de l'homme et esclavage: l’exemple du Sénégal. Analyse historique du XVIIème siècle à l’Indépendance
In French. Full text of Badji's thesis. Pour le Doctorat en Droit, Universite Pierre Mendes-France (Grenoble II) Présentée et soutenue le 27 avril 1998. 202 p. in PDF. Hosted on the web site of the Département d’Histoire de la Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal.

Bakine - International School of African Arts
In Dutch and English. "...a cultural centre in the south of Senegal that organises a diversity of activities, such as workshops, travel and excursions and where music, culture and nature of West-Africa plays a centre part." The director is Paco Diedhiou, from the Casamance, Senegal.

Banque audiovisuelle francophone, BAF
In French. Videos of life in Abidjan, African music and theatre, "Léopold S?dar Senghor, De la négriture à l'Universel," rap music in Senegal.  Includes some audio and video clips.

Banque de l'Habitat du Senegal

Bard College. African and African Diaspora Studies
" interdisciplinary program in which to study the histories, cultures and experiences of African peoples on the African continent and around the world." Includes an account of former study program to Senegal. Bard College is in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. The six-hundred-acre campus is located on the east bank of the Hudson River, about 90 miles north of New York City.

Barry, Boubacar - Collection Boubacar Barry
In French. (Historical writings on the Futa Jalon from the collection of Professor Boubacar Barry. Digitized by the West African Research Center, Dakar Senegal). From the African Online Digital Library, a project of Michigan State University, IFAN, and WARC.

Contents include:
Histoire de la région de Bok?. Monographie du Rio Numez.
Par l'Administrateur J. FIGAROL. D'avril 1911 à fin 1912. 117 pages, in MS Word. "Located in the mountains of today's Guinea Conakry....the Futa became an Islamic state (using the expression Almamate, from "imam") over the course of the 18th century as Fulbe (Fulani) lineages mobilized their supporters against a variety of Mandinka chiefdoms who had dominated the area."
Rapport sur l'Expédition de la Haute Gambie. Author unknown. Publication date unknown. 44 pages, in MS Word.

Berluteau, Eric - Photographs
Photographs of Senegal, Morocco, wildlife, etc. Photographer Berluteau was born in France and lives in Morocco.

Bienvenue au Senegal
Senegal-based web site has a directory of govt. ministers, investment information, information on historical sites, a list of NGOs (Select O.N.G. Then Select L'Annuaire des O.N.G.)

Cahiers Histoire et Civilisations (Dakar)
Published by the Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Département d'Histoire. The table of contents and article abstracts are online.

Carleton University. Country Indicators for Foreign Policy (CIFP)
Provides country rankings, on-line presentations and a mapping component, risk assessments, regional conflict analysis, early warning research, and open-source data, measures of domestic armed conflict, governance and political instability, militarization, religious and ethnic diversity, demographic stress, economic performance, human development, environmental stress, and international linkages. "Our database currently includes statistical data measures for over hundred performance indicators for 196 countries, spanning fifteen years. These indicators are drawn from a variety of open sources." Statistics for African countries are sometimes not available. Has, in Adobe pdf, the ful text of Conflict Risk Assessment Report: West Africa: Mano River Union and Senegambia (01/04/2002) 369K; Democratic Republic of Congo: A Risk Assessment Brief (01/02/2002) 25K; Sierra Leone: A Risk Assessment Brief (01/02/2002) 35K.

Casamance et Sénégal
In French. "Guide de la Casamance et du Sénégal, pêche sportive au Kassoumay sur l'île de Carabane, photos, musique et traditions, paysages et faune." A section on the ferry tragedy Joola (current situation, the tragic events, government's response, support efforts). Site based in France.

Centre Edmond Fortier
In Dutch, English, French. Photographs by Edmond Fortier on historical postcards,1900 - 1910. Has an exhibition of postcards from Tombouctou (1906), Benin (1908), Saint-Louis (1900), Djenné (1905). "Includes photographs of l 'Almami" Samori Touré, the son of El Hajj Umar. As photographer and publisher of postcards, he visited Senegal and Guinea, Mali in 1906, Ivory- coast, Benin and Lagos in 1908..." Sells copies of the postcards. Site maintained by Jacques Krekelaar.

Cultureel Centrum O’Dunbeye Land in Senegal
In Dutch, English, French, German. A Centre, in the Casamance, led by Thomas Diabang, a professional dancer from Abene offering workshops and individual lessons for djembe drum and traditional African dance. Has courses in African batik or woodcarving and African cooking. Company based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

CODESRIA, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa / Conseil pour le Developpement de la Recherche en Sciences Sociales en Afrique
" independent Pan African organization whose principal objectives are to: Facilitate research, Promote research-based publishing..." Sponsors training, grants, workshops, institutes. Compiles a directory of African researchers. Based in Dakar, Senegal.

CODESRIA (University of Pennsylvania Information)
Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa / Conseil pour le Developpement de la Recherche en Sciences Sociales en Afrique is a Pan-African NGO estab. in 1973 to facilitate research, promote publications, and create forums for African researchers to exchange views and information. Based in Dakar, it supports research throughout Africa. It is not a research institute itself but a coordinating body. The sites cover programs, grants to African students in African graduate schools, Democratic Governance Institute, Gender Institute, Academic Freedom Monitoring Unit, publications (Kibaru, its newsletter), the 9th General Assembly (14-18, December 1998), and its documentation center, CODICE.

The U.Penn site has a list of theses funded by CODESRIA -

CODESRIA Bulletin (Dakar, Senegal)
"The aim of CODESRIA quarterly Bulletin is to stimulate discussion, exchange information and encourage research cooperation among African researchers." Has the table of contents. Photocopies of articles can be ordered on payment.

Communaute Layene / Layene Brotherhood
In French, English, Italian, Arabic. Official site of the Layene Brotherhood, an Islamic sect, founded by Seydina Limamou LAYE ((1843-1909) who declared himself the Mahdi. Biography & genealogy of Seydina Limamou LAYE born in Senegal. Who is the Mahdi? The Caliphs of the Mahdi, Early Disciples of the Mahdi, The Holy Places, Religous Practices, Sermons. Bibliography.
A Haverford College student, Matthew Kearney, has a website on the Layene Brotherhood.

Dakar. Mairie
In French. Site for the City Council of Dakar, Senegal. Includes a biography and email for the Mayor.

Dakar Biennale, Biennale de Dakar, Dak'Art
Major contemporary art festival in Dakar, Senegal. Wikipedia description. History of the festival.

Dakar Rally
Offroad race from Granada, Spain to Dakar, Senegal 1997 involving cars, trucks, and motorcycles. History of the past races from 1979 to 1996. Graphics, maps of the routes. Air Afrique was a sponsor.

Detroit to Dakar - D2D initiative
"D2D is an initiative of Priority Africa Network (PAN) in Oakland, CA in collaboration with national and Africa-based groups." "The goal of D2D is to promote issues related to Africa and the African Diaspora, at the U.S Social Forum in Detroit while also making strategic links towards the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal in early 2011."

DHS Demographic and Health Surveys - Senegal
Publishes surveys for African countries. Types of information includes Characteristics of Households, Fertility, Family Planning, Fertility Regulation, Fertility Preferences, Early Childhood Mortality, Maternal and Child Health, Maternal and Child Nutrition, Sexual Behavior and HIV/Aids. Allows registered users to build custom tables from hundreds of surveys and indicators. DHS + is owned by Macro International (Calverton, Maryland).

Has detailed statistical surveys for Senegal (1986, 1992/93, 1997, 1999 etc).

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Biographies of persons who died between the years 1000 and 1930. Has a biography of Richard Pierpoint (sold as a slave from Senegal). A joint project of the University of Toronto and the Université Laval.

Dieng, Ousmane Tanor
In French. Site of Ousmane Tanor DIENG, candidate for the Parti Socialiste in the 2007 Presidential Election.

Dieye, [Shaykh] Abdoulaye - Sufi School of Shaykh Abdoulaye Dieye
Official Home Page of the Muridiyya Khidmatul Khadim School. " The School of the Shaykh Abdoulaye Dieye was founded by his murid Shaykh Ali N'Daw in 1994. The School stems from the Muridiyya brotherhood, which was founded by Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba." Dieye is "Spiritual Guide of the School of the Shaykh Sidi Ahmed Deymani, Disciple of Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba, founder of the Muridiyya, Secretary of the political party, Front pour le socialisme et la democratie -Benno Jubel (fsd-bj)."

[Diop] Mamadou Diop and the Jolole Band
"The band performs original music composed and performed by Mamadou Diop of Sénégal, with Mamadou on vocals, rhythm guitar and hand drums; master drummer Ibrahima Camara from Sénégal on djembe, sabar and tama (talking) hand drums; Pavel Jirka from the Czech Republic on lead guitar; John Pfister of New York on bass guitar; Ted Sillars of Salem, MA on drum set, and Adam Zampino of Marblehead, MA on keyboards." Has audio clips. Based in Massachusetts.

Durmam Daxxel - Garba Diallo
Mr. Diallo, from Mauritania, teaches at the International People?s College, Denmark. Information about Mauritania and ethnic tensions, land ownership, etc. Has his publication, "Goree: the Concentration Camp that Lasted for 400 Years."
Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique de Dakar
In French.  "?tablissement public à vocation régionale est rattachée à l'Université Cheikh Anta DIOP de Dakar." Provides engineering courses.

Election 2012, Presidential
In the first round held Feb. 26, Wade won 35% of the vote; Macky Sall came in second with 27%.
Alliance pour la Republique - In French. Senegalese political party. Macky Sall was it's candidate for the 2012 Presidential election.
Macky Sall - In French. Site for the run-off candidate against Pres. Abdoulaye Wade in Senegal's 2012 Presidential election. or
Wade 2012 - In French. Site of Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade for the 2012 Presidential election.

Elections Senegal [2007]
In French. "Ce site a été créé par un groupe d'immigrés Sénégalais par soucis de transparence en vue des prochaines élections presidentielles et legislatives. C'est un portail qui se veut un lien d'information pour la dispora Sénégalaise en toute franchise et impartialité." Links to candidate web sites.

enda-synfev (Environnement et Developpement du Tiers-Monde, Synergie Genre et Developpement/Synergy, Gender, and Development) based in Dakar, Senegal seeks to improve the lives of African women thru programs such as femmes-afrique-info, an electronic network concerning the rights and health of Francophone African women. [An IDRC report by Sophia Huyer includes information on SYNFEV.]

Enda tiers-monde (Dakar, Senegal)
In French, English, Spanish. Environnement et developpement du tiers-monde, is an international grassroots development and environmental NGO, based in Dakar. Programs include Enda Synfev, the Gender and Development program. Has selected articles from Eco, Vivre Autrement on the "lutte contre la désertification," a directory of their African offices (Madagascar, Zimbabwe, etc.).

Enda Tiers monde - Enfants et Jeunes en Action / Children and Youth in Action
In French and English. Site for "...working children, children that have broken away from their families [street children] as well as adult-run organisations that are helping these children to live better lives..." Based in Dakar, Senegal.

Entre tradition orale et nouvelles technologies: ou vont les mass médias au Sénégal? - Martin Taureg & Frank Wittmann, Editors.
In French. Full text. Pub. 2004. 172 p. In pdf. (Arbeitspapiere (Working Paper) No. 47 of the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Institut für Ethnologie und Afrika-Studien). On Senegal's newspapers, also mention of Senegalese radio, television and the internet. Includes bibliographies.

Some section topics: -
Mamadou Sy: La presse sénégalaise, trois ans après l¹avènement de l¹alternance politique
Yacine Diouf: Des journalistes ­ des corrompus?
Khoudia Diop: La presse populaire: son contenu et ses lecteurs au Sénégal
Alassane Gueye: Le secteur informel à la périphérie de la presse
Mamadou Clédor Diouf: Environnement juridique des radios communautaires
Alpha Sall: Conditions de travail des mass média et qualité
Baba Thiam: Joko ­ L¹histoire d¹un échec [internet project of Youssou Ndour]

Fall, Mamadou - "Post-Atlantic State Between Transcultural Areas and Networks in Northern Senegambia from the Seventeenth to the Twentieh Centuries: Methodological Approach
L'Etat post-atlantique entre terroirs et reseaux transculturels en Senegambie XVII-XXemes siecles. In French. Full-text article [in MS Word]. Mamadou Fall is with the Departement d'Histoire, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop (Dakar).

Fédération Internationale d’Athlétisme Amateur FIAA. Centre Régional de Développement de Dakar
Site for the Dakar Regional Development Centre of the International Association of Athletics Federations. includes a directory of African country affiliates.

Fondation Leopold Sedar Senghor
In French. Created in 1974 to "Sauvegarder...le patrimoine culturel africain; Favoriser en Afrique le développement de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de la Culture..." Publishes Ethiopiques: revue semestrielle négro-africaine de Littérature et de Philosophie. Has a bio-bibliography of Senghor's works, photographs of Senghor, a biographical chronology, list of his academic and literary awards, his decorations, honorary degrees. E-mail:

Food Security Project - Michigan State University - USAID
Joint project, since 1992, of MSU's Dept. of Agricultural Economics and USAID to increase food security in developing countries. The projects are described thru Project Fact Sheets; areas covered include the Sahel, Mozambique, Rwanda, Kenya, Ethiopia. Summaries are also available for the project's Policy Syntheses which include Senegal. Ordering information for the full reports is available.

Forum du Tiers Monde. Bureau africain (Dakar, Senegal)
The Third World Forum is an international association of intellectuals from Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The Director is Samir Amin. The Director of Research is Bernard Founou-Tchuigoua. Has a list of publications by Forum members.

France. Embassy. Senegal
In French. Information on the Ambassador and past Ambassadors, on Relations France-Sénégal, facts about Senegal and its history, Forces Françaises du Cap-Vert (FFCV), the Consulates in Dakar and Saint-Louis, links to Senegal sites, etc.

Francophone African Literature
From the Dept. of French Studies, University of Western Australia on Francophone African writers, esp. women writers. It includes interviews in French with the writers by the Dept. and from Amina magazine, information on the literature of Senegal and other countries, biographical information on the writers, bibliographies, and a directory of Francophone African book publishers. Includes an English version. Editor of the site is J. Volet.

Friedrich Ebert Foundation. Associations et ONG féminines au Sénégal
In French. Directory of women's NGOs in Senegal. Provides for each the address, date created, membership figures, the director, financial resources, activities, etc.

Friends of Senegal and the Gambia
Organization for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers to Senegal and the Gambia.

Fuchs, Richard, "Little Engines That Did. Case Histories from the Global Telecentre Movememt"
Includes case studies from Senegal and Mamelodi,  South Africa. An IDRC/Acacia-commissioned study. June 1998. See also Strategie ACACIA au Senegal (in French)

Galerie Cadjona (Dakar, Senegal)
"Fine African antiquities and art in ceramic, wood, and bronze." "Babou NGett, Proprietor of Galerie Cadjona, learned the trade from his Uncle who began selling antiquities in 1945." "The Cadjona Collection is derived from Babou NGett's twenty years of travel in Burkina Faso, Benin, Cameroun, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinee, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo and Zaire."

GATT Digital Library 1947-1994 - [Senegal]
Full text documents from the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), precursor to the World Trade Organization. "The Stanford University Libraries have embarked on a multi-year project to capture digitally a significant collection of archival material, internal documents and selected publications produced by the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and its successor organization, the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland."

Examples of documents -
1986 Nigeria : Statement by Mr. M.O.K. Williams. Permanent Secretary, Fedrral Ministry of Trade. He comments on the heavy agricultural subsidization in developed economies which hurt developing countries. 4 p. (in PDF)
1995 Trade Policy Review Mechanism Senegal. Report by the Secretariat. 118 p. (in PDF)
1994 Trade Policy Review Mechanism Senegal. Report by the Government. 76 p. (in PDF)
1994 Senegal strives for Economic Stability and Growth. 8 p. (in PDF)

GEEP, Groupe pour l’Etude et l’Enseignement de la Population
In French. Population and health education through clubs for young people. Organized in collaboration with Senegal's Ministry of Education and the United Nations Population Fund. Based in Dakar, Senegal.

GERDDES- Afrique, Groupe d'Etudes et de Recherches sur la Démocratie et le Développement Economique et Social
In French and English. Independent Pan-african NGO created in 1990 by African intellectuals intellectuels "(avocats, juristes, économistes, professeurs d'université, fonctionnaires internationaux, ingénieurs etc.)." Has reports by GERDDES election observers in Benin, Gabon, Senegal, press releases on political events, lists their publications, includes the table of contents for their journal, Démocratie et Développement. Based in Cotonou, Benin.

Google - Senegal

Goree Institute
"Founded in June 1992 by a group of concerned Africans from various parts of the continent sharing a commitment and experience of struggling for justice, prosperity and tolerance. The Institute was created after the ground-breaking meeting in 1987 that brought together the then exiled leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) with an internal delegation of 50 mostly white South Africans. The meeting was hosted by President Diouf who also suggested the creation of the Institute on Goree island." "We run training, consultancy, research and reflection programmes aimed at organisations and individuals working towards democracy, development and culture in Africa." Page in French and English. In English and French.. http://www.goreeinstitute.or

Groupe Keep'Art de Guédiawaye
In French. "un groupe de variétés musicales africaines de la banlieue de Dakar composé de musiciens autonomes dotés d'une bonne sensibilité et de savoir faire..." Extended audio and video clips.

High Impacts
Company offering web site design and maintenance. Established in 1996 by Elou Marre. Based in Houston, Texas, Canada and Senegal.

Histoire de l'Afrique de l'Ouest
In French. Site created by historians from West African universities. Contents include un annuaire des historiens [with current research, publications, activities), news (conferences, publications, etc.), chronologies for West Africa and each of the countries covered: Burkina Faso, Togo, Niger, Mali, Sénégal. Has historical maps from the book, Afrique Noire. Histoire et civilisations, edited by Elikia M'BOKOLO (Paris, Hatier, 2004 - right click and open separately for a larger map) and a bibliography on West African history.
Has -a databases of citations to history theses (Mémoires, maîtrises, DEA et thèses) from West African universities completed from 1970 à 2004.
Report on historiography - Sur les enjeux contemporains de l'histoire de l'Afrique by Pierre KIPRE.
Study on historical methodology - Les sources européennes de l'histoire de l'Afrique noire du XVe au XIXe siècle. Quelle méthodologie ? by Simon-Pierre EKANZA.
Has links to related sites. The web site has support from the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie.

Access by Subscription only; some universities subscribe. The American Council of Learned Societies has a $3-million grant to sponsor an electronic publishing initiative for monographs of high quality in the field of history. "The fully searchable collection is aimed at college and graduate students and scholars, and has additional potential on the secondary school level and in historical associations and museums." There are links to on-line book reviews. Once you are within the book site, you can do keyword searches of the text.

Historians from the African Studies Association are selecting Africa-related titles. Africa-related titles are in one listing by author.
Barry, Boubacar - Senegambia and the Atlantic Slave Trade (1998)
Cooper, Frederick - Decolonization and African Society: The Labor Question in French and British Africa (1996)
Hodgkin, Thomas - Nationalism in Colonial Africa (1956)
Iliffe, John - The African Poor: A History (1987)
Klein, Martin A. - Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa (1998)

Homeview Senegal
In French. Host chat sessions on Senegalese topics. Links to audio and video clips of music, sports, radio programs, religious programs. Based in South Plainfield, NJ.

IDEE Casamance, Intervenir pour le Développement Ecologique et l'Environnement en Casamance
In French and Dutch. IDEE Casamance is an NGO based in Amsterdam and Ziguinchor, Senegal. Describes its projects (water transport, sanitary facilities, oyster by women.

Images du passé en Afrique de l'Ouest
Images of old postcards depicting West Africa - Dakar, Saint Louis, Ziguinchor, Dahomey, Haute Volta, Conakry, Freetown, Fort Lamy, Lomé, Atakpamé, Accra, Kumasi. Images may take a while to load. Maintained by Olivier Blot, a journalist and editor. or

In Memory of Djibril Diop Mambety, 1945-1998
Biography, filmography of the Senegalese filmmaker. Includes an interview (1993 Africa Film & TV Magazine), video clip, remembrance by Floyd Webb. On the site of e22Digital, Inc. the multimedia firm of Floyd Webb.

Institut Africain pour la Démocratie (IAD)
In French. "De par ses activités l'IAD contribue à l'amélioration de l'environnenment politique, économique et social des pays africains par une action soutenue, notamment en renforçant la culture démocratique des populations et des cadres." From the web site of the Programme des Nations Unies pour le developpement (in Dakar).

Institut culturel et linguistique de Dakar

Institut de recherche pour le developpement, IRD Senegal
The long established research organization (formerly ORSTOM) funded by the French government.  Includes research projects, a bibliography of articles, addresses of ORSTOM centers, internet service providers, list of web servers in Senegal,, history of the internet in Senegal, l'herbier du Senegal, la collection d'oiseaux de M'Bour, etc.

Institut de recherche pour le developpement - Horizon Database
In French. Find over 11,000 full text articles, monographs relating to Senegal. Searches take a while.
Examples -
Villes secondaires et développement régional au Sénégal. 71 p.
L'insertion urbaine : le cas de Dakar. 235 p.
Les villes en Afrique : leurs rôles et leur fonction dans le développement national et régional : le Sénégal. 140 p.
Dynamiques migratoires et changements sociaux au sein des relations de genre et des rapports jeunes/vieux des originaires de la moyenne vallée du fleuve Sénégal. 283 p.
Les bassins des fleuves Sénégal et Gambie : étude géomorphologique. 810 p.
Rapport sociologique sur le Sénégal oriental
. 41 p.
De la brousse sénégalaise au Boul'Mich : le système commercial mouride en France. 22 p.
Les familles dakaroises face à la crise. 211 p.
Echanges : bulletin d'informations scientifiques de l'ORSTOM au Sénégal.
L'entrée en vie féconde : expression démographique des mutations socio-économiques d'un milieu rural sénégalais. 348 p.

Institut de recherche pour le développement. Laboratoire de cartographie appliquée (Bondy, France)
In French. Publishes printed maps, atlases, cdroms. On-line maps can be downloaded. Maps include African immigrants in the European Union, African immigration to the European Union, population and economic disparities between North / South, refugees. Has SPHAERA, a database of citations to African maps from sources world-wide; the same citations can be accessed through a clickable map. There is a catalog of maps produced by the IRD. Provides a GIS software program, Savane. Savane has been used by workers in refugee camps in Kenya, Bamako, Mali, and Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. The IRD, l’Institut de recherche pour le développement, was (formerly ORSTOM), based in Paris, France.

Full text publications on-line include -
La construction de l'espace senegalais depuis l'independance, 1960-2000 (includes many maps, photographs).
Bibliographie des travaux de langue franciase sur la degradation de l'environnement dans les pays du Sahara et du Sahel. This is part of a project on desertification in Africa.
Le Systeme d'information geographique de la zone d'etude de Niakhar [Senegal] (includes maps) Burkina Faso (with many photographs), part of a larger project, MIRURAM - VALPEDO, on rural areas world-wide and the environment.

Institut de Sante et Developpment
In French. "...est crée par le décret présidentiel n?87-178 du 16 Février 1987." The Institut is a cooperative effort of Université Cheikh Anta Diop and Senegal's Ministry of Health. Has full text publications, full text project reports, abstracts of reports held in the ISED Library, a discussion forum, etc.

Institut fondamental d'Afrique Noire, Cheikh Anta Diop, IFAN
A research institute covering the natural and social sciences, part of the Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar. Founded in 1936 as a West African regional research institute. Lists its departments, a brief description of its publications.

Institut Fondemental d'Afrique Noire (IFAN) - Photographs
A selection of photographs from the IFAN collection - hairstyles, ceremonies, dress/adornment, Faidherbe, etc. IFAN, in Dakar, Senegal, was founded in 1939.

Institut Panos Afrique de l'Ouest (Dakar, Senegal)
Mainly in French. Has a directory of press agencies, journalism links, the full text, in MS Word, of laws and regulations affecting the media in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Sénégal, and Chad, news (on internet developments by African newspapers, new journals, radio developments, media appointments, obituaries), the juillet 2000 issue of its newsletter, Media Actions, on radio pluralism, a special site about the Feb-March 2000 Senegal presidential election with a photographs, links to African newspapers.

Intercultural Dimensions - Senegal 2008
"Crossing Cultures Senegal is a customized two week program (June 23 ­ July 8, 2008). No cost given on the web site. (Estimate $2,000?) It is limited to five participants. ID welcomes participants from any country. Past participants have ranged in age from 17 to 72. Extended stays for field study or volunteer activities can be arranged, when desired, following the conclusion of the two week program." Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

International Boundaries Reseach Unit, University of Durham
Founded 1989 at the Univ. of Durham (UK). Has a keyword searchable News Database which retrieves articles from the BBC Summary of World Broadcasts, West Africa, Keesings, and other sources.Has a discussion list, Int-Boundaries.

International Development Research Centre, Acacia Initiative
IDRC (Ottawa, Canada) initiated project (with international partners) to empower sub-Saharan African communities to apply information and communication technologies (ICTs) for social and economic development. Has reports on rural connectivity, education (distance learning, cellular connectivity, Uninet, SchoolNet), income generation, governance, health, internet access, national strategies for Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa. Has a discussion list, acacia-L; past discussions are on the web site.

International Monetary Fund. Senegal and the IMF
Full text reports on Senegal's economy. Includes "Senegal: Recent Economic Developments" and "Senegal - Statistical Appendix."

Internet Society - Senegal Chapter
In French. ISOC Senegal is the Senegal chapter of the international Internet Society. Includes a history of the internet in Senegal, activities, workshops.

iSenegal, le Guide du Sénégal sur Internet
In French. A directory of Senegal related sites arranged by topics. No annotations on most. Has photos of a house which became the Collége El Hadj Omar de Ziguinchor and of animal life in Senegal. Maintained by Jean-Luc STALIN.
In French. On the language and culture (spiritual beliefs, art, dance, music, art, marriage, death, etc.) of Manjaku. Proverbs, short stories. Bibliography. Photographs. Maintained by Oupa Diossine Loppy .

Kassoumay. Casamance et Sénégal
In French. About the history, people and village of Carabane and about the Casamance. Has an extensive section on the 2002 disastrous sinking of the ferry boat, Joola and its aftermath. Tourism, sport fishing, food and recipes (in French), music (traditional and contemporary), general travel information, many photographs.

Khidmatul Khadim - "The Official Home Page of Islam-Al-Muridiyyah"
" association of Murid Daahira, organizations and individuals that provides a common platform for presenting Islam-Al-Muridiyya. Our purpose is to support the Murid communities worldwide in developing religious, educational and business outreach programs." Includes biographical information on Shaykh Ahmad Al Baki (Ahmad Bamba Mbacke), the holy city of Touba, the the Murid educational system, how to promote Shaykh Ahmad Bamba Day, and a link to American African Financial International of America. Maintained by Khadimu Rassul Society, Inc., New York City.

Kirikou and the Sorceress
Feature length animated children's film, directed by Michel Ocelot, based on a West African story of a little boy and a sorceress. The music, by Senegalese musician, Youssou N'dour, uses only traditional instruments. N'dour writes about the film " is an African tale that I can identify with. It talks of water and nature, children, a sorceress and fetishes, things that make up our mythology, our roots." The voices were recorded in N'dour's studio with African actors. Producer: Didier Brunner. Distributed by ArtMattan Productions.

Adrie Kraaij - Africa Trip
Kraaij sold his house, quit his job and is traveling thru Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, and Mali, Dec. 1996-April 1997, with a laptop and digital camera. Site is in Dutch and gives an account with photos of his trip.

Lewis, Sherman L. - "A Trip to Senegal. Report on Senegal"
Dr. Lewis, Professor of Political Science, California State University, Hayward, visited Senegal (Dakar, Niokolo Koba Natinal Park, etc.) Jan. 1999. His report includes a description of society, the economy, status of women, transportation, desertification, self-help public services, a centre providing schooling and training to underprivileged children, etc. Has maps (political, population, vegetation, historical rainfall) and many photographs.

Libérte 1 - Observatoire Audiovisuel sur les Libértés
"La réflexion critique sur la gouvernance au Sénégal constitue un rempart contre l’affaissement de notre démocratie. L’essentiel de cette réflexion a pour support la presse écrite, radiophonique, l’édition et internet." Site for filmmaker, Joseph Gaï Ramaka. Information on his film, Et si Latif avait raison!

Life in Africa Foundation
An NGO to promote " increased international understanding of Africans, and life in Africa," supports microfinance institutions in Africa, "...which make credit and savings services available to the poor, who otherwise have no access to money from banks." Offers free email subscriptions to their publications. Has photos and accounts of living in Uganda, Gabon, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Tanzania by Christina Jordan-Haitsma, an American from California, who moved to Uganda in October 1998 with her Dutch husband, Epko, and their two small children.

Little Senegal
In French. Film by Algerian director, Rachid Bouchareb. A 65 year old Senegalese man travels to Harlem (New York) "...where he manages to track down distant relatives descended...from Senegalese slaves transported to America in the early 19th century." Detailed information about the film including filmographies (director, actor), reviews, the music cue sheet, etc.

Little Senegal
In French. Film by Rachid Bouchareb. "Little Senegal est un petit morceau d'Afrique ? Harlem. Ici les Blacks viennent du Sénégal, du Mali, de C?te d'Ivoire ou du Burkina. Et les tensions avec les ?fr?res? américains sont permanentes..."

Lonely Planet - Destination Senegal
Facts on and travel information about Senegal, includes travelers' reports. On the website of the travel guide publisher, Lonely Planet.

[Mage, Eugène]. Eugène Mage au Soudan (1863-1866)
In French. Full text account which appeared in the Revue Maritime et Coloniale, (Paris, 1867 - 1868). Has biographical profiles on Mage and Louis Quintin, a 1866 map (in 12 sections). Maintained by Régis Quesada.

Mande Studies (Madison, Wisconsin)
Journal of the Mande Studies Association (MANSA), a multidisplinary group with interests in the Mande region of West Africa. Has the table of contents. MANSA also publishes a print newsletter. -African Odyssey
Narrative and photographs of the author's travels through Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana in the spring of 1999. Photographs and accounts of urban and rural life. Some photographs cover themes (statues, transport, women). Has a photo of Thomas Sankara's grave (former Burkina Faso president). By Mark Davies of London, U.K.

Mascherenere - Laboratorio di Teatro
In Italian. Organization founded in 1990 by African and Italian theatrical artists, writers, poets, actors. Based in Milan, Italy.

Mbendi - Senegal
Basic information about Senegal, economic and business news, investment information, telecommunications, electrical power, mining, the oil industry, doing business in Senegal (from Lex Africa). One can receive business news updates by e-mail. By MBendi Information Services (Pty) Ltd. a business consulting company in Claremont, South Africa.

In French. Cybercafe, art gallery in Dakar, etc. Biographies of artists and examples of their work. Pages may take a while to load. Has a discussion forum with past messages posted.

Mohammadou Aliou Tyam, m. 1911. - La vie d'El Hadj Omar, qacida en poular
Paris: Institut d'ethnologie, 1935. From the University of Michigan Library, Digital General Collection.;idno=AHD1116.0001.001

Le Monde Diplomatique
In French. Small selection of older articles on Senegal from the major French newspaper.

Mora Gallery
On-line gallery for Senegalese artists, painters, Mor Faye, Ba-Rah and others. Sells videos on the artists. Photos of Ba-Rah with prominent individuals. Site based in New York city.

Mouvement Africain des Enfants et Jeunes Travailleurs - MAEJT
In French. International organization for child rights. Has online newsletter. Based in Dakar, Senegal.

N'Dour, Youssou
In French and English. Official site. "...singer, songwriter, and composer, Youssou's mix of traditional Senegalese m'balax with eclectic influences ranging from Cuban samba to hip hop, jazz, and soul has won him an international fan base of millions." Discography, photographs, his projects (Joko internet project, AIDS education, etc.), lyrics, etc.

See also Foundation Youssou Ndour In French.

New Field Foundation
"New Field Foundation contributes to the creation of a safe and sustainable world by supporting women and their families to overcome poverty, violence, and injustice in their communities." In 2005 are funding 15-20 grants (in French) for initiatives by rural women's nonprofits in Casamance and the Mano River region in West Africa. Based in San Francisco, California.

NIC Senegal
Internet domain name registration center for Senegal. Based at Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar.

Site for the radio station, with schedules, information on the broadcasters.

Nouvel Horizon (Dakar)
In French. Weekly news magazine. Began publishing 1996. Privately owned.

OMVS, Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Sénégal
In French. "L'OMVS est l'aboutissement d’un long processus de tentatives pour la maîtrise et l’exploitation rationnelle des ressources du fleuve Sénégal et de sa vallée." Members are Mali, Mauritania, and Senegal. Objectives include "Réaliser l’autosuffisance alimentaire pour les populations du Bassin; Réduire la vulnérabilité des économies des Etats membres de l’OMVS face aux aléas climatiques ainsi qu’aux facteurs externes..." Has a Centre de Documentation et d'Information Scientifique et Technique. Based in Dakar, Senegal.

Open Data for Senegal
From the African Development Bank  "openAFRICA aims to be the largest independent repository of open data on the African continent."
"data, interactive tables, charts and maps on the country’s demographics, health, economic, education, international trade, agriculture, food security, energy, census and maps."

Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Extensive information, in French, on Francophone Africa and French-African relations. Formerly Agence de cooperation Culturelle et Technique, ACCT, an inter-governmental organization for French-speaking countries created in Niamey in 1970 by Leopold S. Senghor, Habib Bourguiba, and Hamani Diori. See the Images section for videos of Léopold Sédar Senghor.

OSIRIS (Observatoire sur les Systemes d'Information, les Reseaux et les Inforoutes au Senegal (Dakar)
In French. "OSIRIS se propose de produire des analyses, d'informer et de sensibiliser sur tous les sujets qui sont en relation avec l'utilisation et l'appropriation des technologies de l'information et de la communication au Sénégal." Publishes a free e-newsletter, BATIK, Bulletin d'Analyse sur les Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication, "qui traite de l'actualité des TIC au Sénégal." Has full text reports.

Parti de l' Indépendance et du Travail, PIT
In French. Opposition political party. Biography of the Secretary-General, Amath Dansokho, party declarations, press communiques, reports.

Parti Democratique Senegalais
In French. Party founded by Abdoulaye Wade in 1974, who ran for President four times before winning the Presidency March 2000. Party history, photographs, party directory, articles, etc.

Parti Socialiste du Senegal
In French. Was the ruling political party in Senegal whose President was Abdou Diouf. Diouf was defeated by Abdoulaye Wade in the March 2000 presidential election. Ousmane Tanor DIENG was it 2007 Presidential Election candidate.

Passport to Paradise: Visualizing Islam in West Africa and the Mouride Diaspora
Exhibition on "the Mourides, a mystical Muslim movement originating in Senegal, West Africa." Topics, illustrated by paintings and other media, include the rise of Islam, a biography of Amadu Bamba, the Mouride work ethic, Mouride women, the Mouride global networks, the saint's tomb at Touba. Also:
- the devotional sanctum of Serigne Faye with paintings by Assane Dione.
- a Mouride mosque and residential complex made entirely of straw
- followers of Sheikh Ibra Fall who are "apostles of hard work."
- A book and an educational program accompnay the exhibit organized by the Fowler Museum of Cultural History, University of California, Los Angeles.
- For teachers there is a curriculum guide and online exhibition featuring biographies of the artists.
- See the related site: Photographs from “Passport to Paradise’: Sufi Arts of Senegal and Beyond (the "urban visual culture of the Mourides, a Senegalese Sufi movement centered upon the life and teachings of a local saint named Sheikh Amadou Bamba"). - From the African Online Digital Library . A project of Michigan State University, IFAN, and WARC.
- Print article in the New York Times, Feb. 16, 2005, "Caught Up in the Aura of a Senegalese Saint " by Holland Cotter.
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Penal Reform International (London)
In English and  French. Discusses the death penalty, community service alternatives. Has organized projects in more than 20 African countries. Has the full text reports and issues of their newsletter.

In French. Full text articles online from academic journals. From Aliacom and l'université Lumière Lyon 2 with the French Ministère de l'éducation nationale, de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche.

Examples of articles:
Les facteurs structurels de la compétitivité manufacturière. Une analyse en données de panel pour le Sénégal. [Article] by Aristomène Varoudakis & Thierry Latreille in Revue économiqueS. Kalis, Médecine traditionnelle, religion et divination chez les Seereer Siin du Sénégal. La connaissance de la nuit [Article] by David Le Breton in L'Homme  
Totems sereer et contrôle rituel de l'environnement [Article] by Marguerite DUPIRE in L'HommeLa dictature du nom Du patronyme au pseudonyme chez les marabouts africains de Paris [Article] by Liliane Kuczynski in L'Homme

Planet Finance - Senegal
In English, French, Spanish. Non profit institution promoting microfinance. Profiles for Senegal (Pub. 1999, in French, in Adobe PDF). Based in Paris, France.

Pradines, Stéphane (1997) Céramique en pays sereer et tumulus sénégambiens / The pottery of the Sereer and the tumuli of Senegambia
The full-text, in French, of an article in Internet Archaeology, No. 3, Autumn 1997. One must register (free registration) to access articles. Includes abstracts in English. "The Internet Archaeology consortium consists of the British Academy, The Council for British Archaeology and the Universities of Durham, Glasgow, Oxford, Southampton and York."

Prometra (Dakar, Senegal)
In French and English. PROMETRA was founded in 1971 for the rehabilitation of Traditional Medicine. It established the Experimental Center for Traditional Medicine (CEMETRA) in the heart of Sine Saloum region..." Describes how the jujub tree is used in treatment, importance of biodiversity, etc.

Psychopathologie africaine (Dakar, Senegal)
In French. "Launched in 1965 by the Société de Psychopathologie et d’Hygiène mentale de Dakar, Psychopathologie africaine seeks to collect and make known works related to psychiatry, psychopathology and mental health in Africa." Table of contents. Full text of a bibliography, Vingt ans de travaux a la clinique psychiatrique de Fann-Dakar, by René COLLIGNON. (161 p. in PDF). Information on mental health conferences held in Dakar and the text of mental health legislation.

Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature
(Library of Congress Office, Nairobi) The online version of the print index published by the U.S. Library of Congress Nairobi Office. Since 1991 the Library of Congress Office, Nairobi, has indexed over 300 journals from 24 eastern and southern African countries. ((In 1997 the LC Nairobi Office began adding publications from Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, and Senegal and citations from these countries are now included.)

Reseau sénégalais "Droit, éthique, santé"
In French. Academic site on law and ethics as they relate to health issues. Full text papers, in PDF, from a Colloque de l’animation régionale du Réseau "Droit de la Santé", Dakar, 29-31 mars 2005. A full text Mémoire by Tohouégnon Opportin Félix Atchadé, "Les Médicaments Non Utilisés : Quelle place dans la stratégie d’accès aux médicaments ?" Information on academic programs. Lists of Mémoires, and theses, and more.

Revue Sénégalaise d'Histoire (Dakar)
In French Published by the Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Département d'Histoire. Full text articles online.

In French. Portal on Senegal. News from online newspapers.

Rodale Institute - Senegal RARC
"Since 1987, Rodale Institute's Regenerative Agriculture Resource Center (RARC) has worked closely with farmers, researchers, and technicians to improve the quality of agricultural soils in Senegal." "The long-term goal of the Senegal RARC project is increased food sufficiency for rural communities and decreased dependence on purchased inputs for food production."

Rumba-Kali Home of African Hip Hop
Covers hip hop groups from Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Zaire, Zimbabwe. Listen to Rumba Kali radio if you have a sound card, speakers, and Real Player. Site by Rahh Records of Leiden, Holland.

Sadia (alias Aly K?b?)
In French. Art exhibition, "le cri d'un continent," held dec 2001 / janv 2002 at the Galerie nationale d'Art in Dakar. Interview with the artist, Sadia, photos of his work. Hosted on the site of Amadou Thiam, a former Senegalese Senator for overseas Senegalese.

Saint Louis, Senegal
In French. Tourism, travel information, tours, cultural events, local associations, local crafts, cell phones, restaurants, history including a chronology, photographs. Site based in Pouilly sur loire, France.

San?, Pierre - Human Rights Activism
An interview covering Sané's background, influence of the French 1968 student uprising, work with the International Development Research Center (Canada), African reseachers' dedication, his work as Secretary General of Amnesty International, human rights in the U.S., the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa. Part of the Conversations with History series from the Univ. of California, Berkeley, Institute of International Studies.

[Sembene] Ousmane Sembene, 1923-2007
The "father of African cinema" and writer. Born in Senegal.
Obituaries - BBC (June 10), Independent (London, June 13)
Professor Samba Gadjigo's web site (Mount Holyoke College) - Biography, filmography, bibliography, critical works, photographs, awards. See also Prof. Gadjigo's article on California Newsreel.
Profile (with photograph) by Serigne Ndiaye, Fall 1998. On the Emory University, English Department, Postcolonial Studies web site.
Profile from Pegasos - A literature related site in Finland.
Internet Movie Database entry
His films are distributed by Médiathèque des Trois Mondes (in French, also has a free short film on Sembene) and New Yorker Films.

Senbotin - Annuaire Professionnel des Entreprises du Senegal
Online yellow pages of business, organizations.

In French. News about Senegal football / soccer.

Journal Officiel de la Republique du Senegal. [Dakar]
Laws and decrees of the Government of Senegal, 1995 and following. Similar to the U.S. Federal Register. In French. Part of the pages on Senegal law  information provided by Abdoulaye Seck, based in Dakar.

Senegal. Agence de l'Informatique de l'Etat
In French. Official site for Senegal's government body in charge of information technology. Directory of government ministries. Government tenders. Report of the 2004 Conférences « Société de l'information» Echanges d’expériences entre la France et le Sénégal.

Senegal. Agence Nationale de la Statistique et de la Démographie, ANSD
Key indicators, etc. They belong to the AFRISTAT network. Based in Dakar. [KF]

[Senegal] Archives du Sénégal
In French. The Senegal National Archives holds le fonds du Sénégal colonial (1816-1958), le fonds de l'A.O.F (1895-1959), le fonds de la Fédération du Mali (1959-1960), and le fonds du Sénégal indépendant depuis 1958. The Director is Saliou MBAYE. History of the Archives, information on the Association des Amis des Archives du Senegal, etc. Based in Dakar.

Has online guides to -
Rapports périodiques Série 2G (Répertoire Abdoulaye Gamby Ndiaye, deux tomes 1895-1940 et 1941-1960)
Répertoire série Santé AOF (Extrait du Répertoire de Pierre Charpy + Répertoire Jean-François Maurel et Antoine Tendeng)
Répertoire série Santé Sénégal colonial (Répertoire Evelyne Badou Cisse)

Senegal. Assemblee Nationale
In French. See also Senegal. Senate.

Senegal. Conseil Constitutionnel
In French. History of the Conseil, biography of its President, operations, advice and decisions of the Conseil. Information from Jurisen, a Dakar legal information services company.

Senegal Contact
Has a directory of web sites in Senegal.

Senegal. Démarches administratives au Sénégal
In French. Official site. Administration en ligne. For Senegalese citizens, how to obtain a national identify card, obtain visas, a driving license, etc. Information on all aspects of life - taxes, education, housing, employment, legal matters, marriage, births, adoption, vaccination certificates, purchasing arms, etc. Selected full text laws. Links to government ministries and other sites. or

Senegal EcoCity Conference
Students (age 11-17) from Yoff in Senegal participated in the Jan. 8-12, 1996 Third Internatl. EcoCity Conference. Includes answers by students from Yoff and from Australia, France, the US to 5 questions about their lives.

Senegal - Elections [2007]
In French. Official site of Senegal Ministère de l'intérieur et des collectivités locales.

Senegal. Embassy. Canada
In English and French. Official site. Visa information, links to economic / business related information. Has a profile of Ambassador Pierre Diouf. Based in Ottawa, Canada.

Senegal Government Official Web Site
In French. Biographical information on the President, Prime Minister and govt. ministers, speech by the President, ministry web pages such as the Ministere de la Femme de l'Enfant et de la Famille, general information, the media, full text of the Constitution, investment and travel information.

Senegal -Government Ministries
In French. Directory of ministries, on the Senegal government site.

Senegal in the Classroom - NEH Francophone Institute in Senegal
Lessons plans for high school students written by American teachers of French who attended a 1997 National Endowment for the Humanities Institute. Covers Senegal, Camara Laye's L'enfant noir, African myths, and geography.

In German. Links to information about Senegal, German-Senegalese NGO co-operation projects, Senegalese culture in Germany. Maintained by Rainer Lienemann. http://WWW.SENEGAL-INFO.DE

Senegal. Ministere des affaires etrangères
In French and English. Has the national anthem (with an audio file), photographs of the President with dignitaries, directory of Senegal's embassies abroad, etc.

Senegal. Ministere de l’Education nationale
Has the Annuaires statistiques, Rapport National sur la Situation de l'Education. Education projects. Past Ministers of Education, education web sites and useful web sites. Based in Dakar, Senegal.

Senegal. Ministere de l'Interieur
In French. Information on the Feb. 2000 presidential election. Has Le Code electoral, a directory of political parties, statistics on voters, etc.

Senegal. Ministere de la Sante et de l'Action Sociale
In French. Has the full text of reports, bulletins, laws, etc.

Senegal. Ministére du Tourisme et des Transports a?riens
In French. Information on visa requirements, vaccinations, air traffic statistics, Senegal's history, culture.

Senegal Online
In English, French. Covers tourism, national parks, history including Goree, culture and people. Has photos of old postcards but they lack captions. Based in France.

Sénégal Presse
In French. News articles from Senegalese newspapers. Politics, economics, sports, technology. Site owner is Samba NDAO DIOP.

Senegal Tourist Office (New York, NY)
Official Senegal government site. Information for travelers, places to go, hotels, cybercafes, calendar, etc.

Senegalese Association of Houston
Official site. Lots of information about Senegal including audio files of the national anthem.

Senegalese Association of Michigan
Activities, business page, photographs, news, polls.

Senegalese Community for Aid and Self Development, SENCAD
Founded 2006. Events, Senegalese business directory. Photographs. Based in Atlanta, Georgia.

In French. Everything about life in Senegal, images of historic postcards (1870-1960), classifieds (rentals, etc.), videos (life & scenes in Senegal, Senegal's 2002 World Cup soccer team, news about the 2002 ferry disaster), Noms et prénoms du Sénégal, national parks (with maps), photographs. Based in France.

In French. Senegal Online Community. News from Senegalese newspapers online, sports. photographs, chat, recipes, Espace de rencontres (FriendFinder) et Forum de discussions, links to other Senegal web sites. Maintained by Assad Niang. Site based in Silver Spring, Maryland.
In French. Current news from Agence France Presse, audio news, discussion forums, chat, recipes, classified ads, send a virtual postcard "from Senegal," directory of links to Senegal related sites. Site "concu par 3 étudiants sénégalais..."

In French. Some full text laws, directory of legal, government web sites. "un ensemble complet d'informations juridiques et de services pratiques librement accessibles: accés aux textes de lois, jurisprudence..." The site owner is Malick Ndiaye.

In French. Senegal-related sports news from online Senegalese newspapers.

Sister Sister African Hair Braiding Salon
"Adji and fatim from Senegal opened Sister-Sister African Hair Braiding and Weaving Salon in Houston Texas in December of 1997." Salon owners are Adji Marre and Fatim Marre.

Small Arms Survey - "Armed and Aimless: Armed Groups, Guns, and Human Security in the ECOWAS Region"
Full text of the book. Maps, bibliographies. Edited by Nicolas Florquin and Eric G. Berman. "detailed information on more than 35 armed groups that have destabilized West Africa since 1998" "The Small Arms Survey is an independent research project located at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland."

Includes - Nigeria (oil producing states, Christian-Muslim conflict), northern Mali (Tuareg-Arab, Al-Qaeda influence), Ghana (gun manufacturing), Liberia, Guinea (refugees from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Cote d'Ivoire), Mano River Union (child soldiers in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone), Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Niger, Senegal (Casamance), Sierra Leone, Togo.

Societe Nationale d'Electricite

Le Soleil (Dakar) - Topical Articles
In French. Articles from the Dakar print newspaper, Le Soleil, on the internet in Senegal (see the Multimedia section), sports, health, education, culture, politics, literature, environment, economy, Léopold Sédar Senghor and more.

Solidarité Médicale Bourbonnais Sénégal
In French. A French-Senegalese association to provide medical assistance to rural communities in Senegal. Information on the project and a "Compte-rendu du voyage effectué du 21 au 28 novembre 1997," par le Dr Alain Br?ant et Laurent Plesse. Includes an appeal regarding famine aid and health information for travelers to Senegal.

SONATEL (Societe Nationale des Telecommunications du Senegal) is the national Senegal telecommunications company and provides telephone and telex services. Oversees Senegal's internet access which is provided thru Telecom-plus. Has links to Senegalese web sites

South Africa. Embassy. Senegal
Useful information for travelers to Senegal, business tips, health, transport, food and tipping, etc.

Sud Communications / Sud Online
Publishes the Dakar daily opposition newspaper, Sud Quotidien. Publishes a West African edition, Sud International, has a communications institute, Institut Superieur des Sciences de l'Information et de la Communication, a radio station, Sud FM, and a press distribution service. or old site:

Senegal's arts, tourism, cultural background (by Mohamed Mbodj), etc. Many photographs. Business services - offers help in finding appartments, hotels, car rentals, reservations as well as tour guides and interpreters. The site owned is Amadou Thiam.

Discussion list on Senegal in French. List managed by the Association des Sénégalais d’Amérique, "une organisation à but non lucratif  dont le siège se trouve à New York City."

Systeme d'Information Urbain Populaire
In French. Site sponsored by the Programme EcoCommunautaire de Yoff. Has information on the village of Yoff, its history, society, local government, business directory, city directory, laws, the distances between Dakar and other cities (see Informations utiles), etc.

Tamarin - Art and Africa On Line
Site, in French and English, of Tamarin Art Inc. Long Beach, New York. Exhibits include:
Kings of Africa - Photographs of reigning African traditional rulers by Daniel Lainé, with biographies for each ruler. From the book by Lainé, Rois d'Afrique (Paris: Arthaud, 1991, 156 p.).
Fode Camara - Senegalese contemporary painter

In French and English. A community of artists and artisans, shows wall hangings, house linens, jewlery, carvings, metalwork, drums, pottery, wire art, plane made from tin scraps, clothing, leather goods, carvings, etc.; has African folk tales, artist profiles. Site for the company, Diaogo, founded by Marléne and Alain Grignon. Crafts can be purchased. Based in Dakar, Senegal.

Telecom-plus (Dakar)
Senegal internet service provider, part of SONATEL, the government telecom company. Has a directory of websites in Senegal. Offers email delivery thru the university telecentre for those without computers.

International NGO based in Senegal. " by local people and funded primarily by UNICEF." Tostan "...developed an innovative basic education program that emphasizes literacy, numeracy, improving life skills and family income, and encourages women to participate in village decision making." The influence of Tostan brought over forty villages to abandon the practice of female genital cutting. Includes a meeting with President and Mrs. Clinton. Based in Thies, Senegal.

See also: International Literacy Explorer's report on Participatory Nonformal Education, The TOSTAN Basic Education Program, Senegal. This site lets you compare statistics on Senegal and other countries.

Trade Point Senegal
In French. Site for doing business in Senegal, a clearinghouse for business opportunities in Senegal. Has a directory of businesses, associations, trade fairs, business news.

[Traore] Samba Traore - Donso Ngoni Songs from Tambacounda
"Samba Traore is the sole musician. He plays the 6 stringed hunters "harp" and sings songs with deep meaning and simplicity in his native language of Bamana. "Traore is a master Donso Ngoni player from Tambacounda, Senegal. "Digitally recorded in Tambacounda, Senegal in December of 1999 by Jeremy Chevrier." Requires sound card, speakers, Real Player.

UNESCO. Africa Revisited
In English and French. About the "richness, the diversity, and the fragility" of Africa's cultural heritage. Includes West African forts (Elmina, Goree). Lists World Heritage sites in Africa. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Informatics Policy Instruments in Africa
A draft survey of Information Policy in Africa by Marius Francisco for the UN ECA. Covers the history and current state of information technology and computerization in Senegal and other countries.

United Nations Population Fund. CST Dakar
In French. "Le CST Dakar a été créé en 1992. Comme composante du "Technical Advisory Group", le CST sert d'interface entre le Siège de l'UNFPA et les Bureaux Pays, et joue un role stratégique dans le suivi et l'évaluation des tendances sous-régionales, l'analyse des besoins et des questions émergentes.'

United Nations. Programme des Nations Unies pour le developpement. PNUD
In French. Describes its programs.

Has full text documents -
the UNDP's le Rapport national sur le Développement Humain 2001 (264 pages), in Adobe pdf
the UNDP's Coopération pour le Développement Sénégal (juin 2001)
United Nations. Evaluation Commune de la Situation du Sénégal (sept. 2001, 151 pages)
Declaration du millenaire (juillet 2001, 21 pages) issues of Sen-ONU, Bulletin du Système des Nations Unies au Sénégal, Avril 2002 No. 8 (58 p.) and N°7 - Août 2001 (30 pages)
the annual report of the PNUD Coordinateur Resident

United States Agency for International Development - Framework for Long-Term Monitoring of Natural Resources in Senegal
In English and French. Covers Regional Assessments of Natural Resource Change, Monitoring Senegal's Natural Resources Using Airborne Videography, a Vegetation and Land Use Map, extensive Aerial Photos (zoom in on areas), Satellite Images, thematic maps (historical rainfall 1940 +; soils, eco- regions, etc.), and Geography of Senegal.

United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Chiefs of State & Cabinet Members - Senegal
Provides a list of the President, Cabinet members, the Governor of the Central Bank, the country's Ambassador to the U.S., and its U.N. Representative.

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook - Senegal
Has a map, information on geography, people, government, economy, transportation, communication, defense. Information is updated once a year.

United States Congress
Thomas, U.S. Legislative Information, is a great resource. Keyword search access to the full text of the U.S. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD (similar to parliamentary proceedings or debates) for the 103rd, 104th, and the 105th Congresses and to Congressional legislation. Also has links to the Senate and House sites such as the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

United States. Department of State. Report on Human Rights Practices - Senegal
2010 Report, 2009 Report, 2008 Report, 2007 Report, 2006 Report, 2005 Report, 2004 Report, 2003 Report, 2002 Report, 2001 Report, 2000 Report, 1999 Report, 1998 Report, 1997 Report, 1996 Report, 1993-1995 Reports.

United States. Embassy. Dakar
Information on doing business in Senegal, directory of U.S. business in Senegal, travelers information, business opportunities, Senegalese and American holidays observed, a commercial guide for Senegal, political climate, economic reports, local business, a biography of the Ambassador, etc.

Universite Cheikh Anta Diop
UCAD was formerly the University of Dakar. Describes the Faculties, research institutes, the professional schools, the university library, the Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire, IFAN.

Université Cheikh Anta DIOP. Bibliothèque Numérique 
In French. Has online Masters and Ph.D theses, academic articles, UCAD publications, full text rare books.  Has for ex. Le Kajoor au XIXe siecle et la conquete coloniale. 1979/1980. By Mamadou Diouf. 461 pages. Takes a while to download.

Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis
In French. Formerly the Université de Saint-Louis. Information on its research units, library, etc. News. Based in Saint-Louis, Senegal.

University of Florida (Gainesville). Map and Imagery Library - Africa
Has U.S. National Imagery and Mapping Agency maps of the West Africa Coasts of Southern Mauritania and Northern Senegal, Port of Dakar and Baie De Goree, Senegal.

University of Oregon. Libraries - African Political Ephemera and Realia Project
" collection of ephemeral material - pamphlets, t-shirts, cloths, posters...that documents the material culture of politics in Sub-Saharan Africa." Includes Malawi calendars, clothing depicting Hastings Banda, Bakili Muluzi, Pope John Paul II, Cloth from Cameroon depicting Paul Biya. Malawi political party publications. Bowl promoting a Malawi candidate, posters, wall hanging commemorating the wedding of President Bakili Muluzi, posters for Abdoulaye Bathily and Abdoulaye Wade in the 2007 Senegal presidential election, kanga with three portraits of Barack Obama. Materials were digitized and returned to their respective owners. Suggested bibliography.

University of Pennsylvania Senegal Page
Maps, embassies, travel, language information. Created by Julie Sisskind, now maintained by Ali Dinar. UPenn's vast African studies web site has a keyword search engine.
In French. Lists hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, sports. No ratings given. Based in Lille, France.

Wal Fadjri/L'Aurore
Selection of articles, in French, from the print Dakar newspaper, established in 1984. Has a few recent past issues.Has a radio station you can listen to if you have a sound card, speakers, RealPlayer.

In French. Private non-political site. Senegal-related events in Belgium, discussion forum, announcements. Facts about Senegal, its history, links to newspapers, map of Senegal. Site based in Belgium.

West African Research Association
Founded in 1989, to enhance collaborative research and scholarly exchange between U.S. and West African scholars, educators, and institutions. WARA’s US offices are at the African Studies Center of Boston University. Its overseas headquarters, the West African Research Center (WARC) opened in 1993 in Dakar, Senegal. WARC offers a range of services to researchers and scholars visiting from the US and from the subregion, as well as to local scholars, and provides a rich venue for scholarly exchange.

Wolof Online
Offers a course, a combination of an online/offline Wolof tutorial and live, chat-based interaction with a Wolof instructor. Has a message board, a few photographs.

World Bank Senegal
In French and English. Development projects in Senegal. Full text reports online - female literacy, agricultural markets, Casamance emergency recovery, groundnut policies, coastal/marine management, electricity services, education, trade, HIV/AIDS, investment promotion, telecom reform, indigenous knowledge, etc.

World Festival of Black Arts and Cultures - Festival Mondial des Arts Nègres, December 10-31, 2010, Dakar, Senegal
In English, French, Portuguese. Third World Festival. The first World Festival was held in Dakar in 1966. The second Festival was held in 1977 in Nigeria. Sponsored by the African Union. History & video. Brazil is the guest of honour.

World Health Organization. Traditional Medicine Strategy - Senegal
"...up to 80% of people in the south use it as part of primary health care. The situation has given rise to concerns among health practitioners and consumers on the issue."