This week the Senegal elections took place.
IFES has a quick guide to the basics.
The official national press agency has the latest news in French.
For some user discussion and online videos see the site created by L'association des Blogueurs du Sénégal
Google also has a special page with news stories and discussions of web trends.
More news stories can be found on all.africa.com
and the New York Times
Finally further English commentary, including a recent briefing paper can be found on the Chatham house website.