Senegal

Progress as more African nations move towards joining the Open Government Partnership

More than 1500 reformers from government and civil society descended on London recently for the annual summit of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). Established in 2011, OGP has more than 60 member countries where government and civil society develop commitments to make governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens. Ahead of the summit, ONE partnered with…

Fighting Malaria, One RDT at A Time

Guest blog post by Jessie Seiler from Stomping Out Malaria in Africa World Malaria Day is today, April 25, which means that Christmas has come in the springtime for those of us working to fight this disease. From Atlanta to Maputo, D.C. to Dakar, New York City to Phnom Penh, we’re looking around at the…

Senegal: Democracy 3.0

Please welcome Aliou Goloko to the ONE Blog. Aliou is a Senegalese journalist who his passionate about Africa and football. He offers his take on the Senegal elections. Image courtesy of SeneNews: After several months of uncertainty and tension, the Senegalese people have again expressed themselves through the ballot box. The election of their fourth…

Senegal’s Democracy to face the test of time

Senegal has often been celebrated as an oasis of peace amidst its coup ridden neighbours in West Africa. However, with the recent violence that has rocked Dakar ahead of Sunday’s presidential elections, many have began wondering if Senegal could be on the brink of losing its reputation as Africa’s most stable democracy.  Protestors are up…