Tag: senegal

  • Youssou n’Dour’s run for the Presidency in trouble

    (Photo from his 2008 concert as part of the Toronto International Film Festival) The Senegalese star’s plan to run for the presidency of that country hit a major roadblock recently. The Constitutional Council of Senegal on Friday rejected his bid, claiming he had many invalid signatures on his application. However, it did approve 85 year […]

  • Griot – a documentary

    The Griot, a documentary by Volker Goetze focusing on Senegalese kora master and singer Ablaye Cissoko: The Griot directed by Volker Goetze by vgoetze