Street Cred

#CityTalk: Senegal's African renaissance

| November 22, 2012


Year: 2012
Length: 0:16:59 minutes (23.61 MB)
Format: 44.1kHz, 192Kbps

Show Notes:

#CityTalk: Senegal's African renaissance

#CityTalk international hears from Senegalese-Gambian journalist Aisha Dabo at the African Press Agency about the controversy surrounding the construction of the African Renaissance Monument in Dakar, Senegal.

Dabo is a resident of Ouakam, a suburb of Dakar situated right next to the monument, where loss of electricity is common while spotlights keep the statue illuminated 365 days a year.


We welcome your comments! embraces a pro-human rights, pro-feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, anti-imperialist and pro-labour stance, and encourages discussions which develop progressive thought. Our full comment policy can be found here. Learn more about Disqus on and your privacy here. Please keep in mind:


  • Tell the truth and avoid rumours.
  • Add context and background.
  • Report typos and logical fallacies.
  • Be respectful.
  • Respect copyright - link to articles.
  • Stay focused. Bring in-depth commentary to our discussion forum, babble.


  • Use oppressive/offensive language.
  • Libel or defame.
  • Bully or troll.
  • Post spam.
  • Engage trolls. Flag suspect activity instead.