The westernmost point on the African continent is Pointe des Almadies, Senegal. It's within walking distance of the Senegalese capital Dakar. Senegal is one of 44 countries where Google has made walking directions available.
The economy is so bad in Italy these days that African immigrants who came to provide better lives for their families back home are having to get money from family back home. Reporter Martin Davies profiles one woman from Senegal.