Archive for the ‘News’ Category

December 14th, 2011 - 20:25 § in Africa, News

Unrest in Senegal

In the past Senegal had relatively peaceful transitions of presidents, yet this time there are great tensions. It started in the summer of 2011 with uprisings in Dakar (1, 2), which were also aimed at several churches (3). During the fall there have been many protests of the opposition. (4) In the l[...]

September 12th, 2011 - 17:09 § in Family, News

Maria’s first week at school

Jan: “what have you done in school today?” Maria: “I’ve learned French.” On Friday morning Maria says for the first time that she wants to go to school, because “I am big now”. The first days were quite difficult for Maria. But she has already stopped to cry when saying goodbye. The te[...]

Familie Kieviet in Senegal