April 19, 2021

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‘My brother died fighting for Senegal’s youth’

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Senegal has been experiencing what many say is the worst civil unrest in more than a decade.

Thousands of young people took to the streets earlier this month, in anti-government protests.

The West African nation is usually seen as a model of democracy but the country’s economy has suffered during the pandemic.

BBC West Africa correspondent Ben Hunte reports from Dakar on why young people have had enough.

Producer: Naomi Scherbel-Bell

Camera and editing: Ayo Bello


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