Analysis: When the US president lands in Senegal late Wednesday on his first visit to the continent in four years, he comes laden with the weight of surveillance scandals at home and disillusionment abroad.
Ibrahima Diallo moved from Senegal to New York in 2003. Since then he's made a career as New York City tour guide. But, like everyone, Diallo has a personal map of the city too, and he gave The World's Alex Gallafent a tour.
With a hit web series and a potential show coming on HBO, comedian Issa Rae is making her akwardness pay off. The Senegalese immigrant to the US says she "didn't know how to be black," and never quite fit in with any group of kids around her. But that's proved to be a gold mine for comedy.
President Abdoulaye Wade and former prime minister Macky Sall appear set for a run-off vote in Senegal's presidential elections, raising the prospect of intensified political unrest in West Africa’s most stable democracy.