In the West African nation of Senegal, an informal recycling industry has poisoned children and left a neighborhood severely polluted. Residents caused the contamination by pulling apart car batteries to extract the lead. Jori Lewis reports.
On today's Geo Quiz we were searching for a towering bronze statue. It was unveiled this weekend to mark Senegal's 50 years of independence from France. Tidiane Sy reports for the BBC World Service's Network Africa.
Buying produce that's grown nearby is good for the community, good for the planet and good for your health. Farmers in the nation of Senegal are trying to make that case to their countrymen, but it's not so easy. The World's Jori Lewis has the story.