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The Senegalese government has said on Tuesday it would only allow opposition street demonstration, if it is peaceful but warned that it won’t condone violence.
In an interview with West Africa Democracy Radio (WADR) this afternoon, Senegal’s Minister of State and government Spokesman, Amadou Sall said on Tuesday afternoon, President Abdoulaye Wade believes...
Senegal has made history with the qualification of two women candidates to contest next month’s presidential election, amid the ongoing political unrest.
Senegal’s President Abdoulaye Wade is calling for calm, after a night of sporadic violence in the country’s capital, after a crucial ruling by the country's Constitutional Court approving his candidacy for next month's election.
Senegal’s Constitutional Court has validated the third term candidacy of incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade and cleared 13 other candidates to contest next month’s elections, but disqualified Senegalese international music star, Youssou N’dour.
United States Ambassador to Senegal, Lewis Lukens has called on Senegalese to "respect" the decision of the country’s Constitutional Court, ahead of Friday’s crucial ruling by the Court on the legality of incumbent President Abdulaye Wade’s third term candidacy in next month’s election.
The Constitutional Council of Senegal -- a five-judge body, is due to announce the names of candidates eligible to run for the February 26 presidential polls.
A strike action called by Senegal’s Transport unions has left many travelers stranded on the Senegal-Gambia border and in other parts of the country.
The Senegalese government has imposed a five-day ban on street demonstrations, ahead of Friday’s expected ruling of the constitutional council on the legality of President Abdoulaye Wade’s bid for another term in office.
Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade is calling for the holding of national peace rallies on Monday, 23 January.
A Senegalese national has been appointed as the new World Bank Vice President for Africa, replacing Nigerian Obiageli Oby Ezekwesili.
A World Bank press release received by WADR says, Makhtar Diop succeeds Ezekwesili who will return to Nigeria in early May, after serving as the region's Vice President since 2007.