Category Archives: Senegal

Senegalese keep careful eye on new president

The euphoria surrounding Macky Sall’s election has yet to die down, but voters will not be tolerant of any new mistakes.

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Along came the coup in Mali

Malians living through and watching Senegal’s democratic election say their situation is more complex than is reported.

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Hope floats in Macky Sall’s hometown

Residents of Fatick have faith that their mayor will be Senegal’s next president, boosting their town’s fortunes.

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Has Senegal’s democracy taken a leap forward?

Director of West African Research Centre says that Senegal is ready to go to the polls for a second time.

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Senegal merchants hopeful about runoff

Violent protests greeted first presidential vote, but Independence Square traders say country’s democracy is strong.

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Senegal’s elderly vote for democracy

While media focus attention on the country’s youth, an elder generation compare this election with those gone by.

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Students divided over Senegal vote

Young voters share concerns for future, with some calling on president to go, while others say Wade is misunderstood.

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