A Senegalese drone enthusiast has been working with drones both in the photography and health sectors for years. But recently, Mamadou Wade Diop decided to work with local blacksmiths to build a drone made entirely in Senegal. Esha Sarai has more from the Senegalese city of Mbour.
Women were an integral part of protests that led to the ouster of Sudan's Omar al-Bashir and in demonstrations after his downfall. But many leaders now say they feel they have been locked out of political agreements and do not expect to be named to any positions in the regional council. In Khartoum, Esha Sarai and Naba Mohiedeen speak with female politicians and feminists who are pushing for more representation.