Senegal

  1. Youssou N'dour Named Senegal's Culture & Tourism Minister

    April 05, 2012 7:48 AM EDT DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Senegalese state television reports that world music icon Youssou N'dour has been named the West African country's minister for culture and tourism. Youssou Ndour Announces Bid for President of Senegal The announce ...

  2. Youssou Ndour Announces Bid for President of Senegal

    January 03, 2012 8:34 AM EST DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - World music icon Youssou Ndour says he plans to run in Senegal's presidential election next month, challenging an 85-year-old incumbent whose plans to seek a third term have sparked violent protests. Ndour, who made the ...

  3. Nigeria Hosts Expanded ThisDay Fest

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT African music will form the foundation of Nigeria's expanded ThisDay festival, which begins in Lagos on July 13 with Senegal's Youssou N'Dour leading the charge. Organizers report that this year's third annual event at the This ...