A hopeful resurgence in the lush Casamance region of Senegal // Une renaissance pleine d’espoir dans la région fertile de la Casamance au Sénégal

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Coverage in English:

“Casamance is literally and metaphorically a country away from busy, worldly Dakar. The north is dry; the south is lush. The north is a major African hub; the south is rural African backwater. In between them lies Gambia. We fell asleep in a big, modern city fighting off the encroachments of the desert and woke up in a mangrove-lined river so rich with life that fish flopped out of the boat’s wake as if in some biblical parable. The dolphins had followed them.”

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Couverture en Français:

“Le président sénégalais a entamé jeudi une tournée d’une semaine en Casamance. Annonces en faveur du tourisme local, développement de son assise politique dans la région, réglement du conflit casamançais : son programme s’annonce chargé.”

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