Tag: Macky Sall

Senegal’s new president Faye vows ‘systemic change’, names firebrand opposition leader Sonko as PM

April 3, 2024

Only hours after being sworn in as Senegal's president on Tuesday (2 April), Bassirou Diomaye Faye named popular opposition figure Ousmane Sonko as the nation’s ... Read More

Senegal: celebration erupts as opposition candidate Faye nears victory in presidential vote

March 25, 2024

Senegal’s leading opposition candidate Bassirou Diomaye Faye on Monday (25 March) appeared to be reaching victory in the country’s delayed presidential election, as people have ... Read More

Senegal: short election campaign in full swing for delayed presidential vote on 24 March

March 21, 2024

Campaigning for the upcoming presidential election is in full swing in Senegal, as the country’s voters will head to the polls this Sunday (24 March), ... Read More

Senegal: govt sets new date for delayed presidential vote for 24 March

March 7, 2024

Senegal’s delayed presidential election will be held on 24 March, the country’s President Macky Sall has announced, following weeks of political turmoil and violent protests ... Read More

Senegal’s growing unrest after Sall’s ‘constitutional coup’ can further destabilize West Africa

February 13, 2024

There have now been three fatalities amid protests in Senegal over the postponement of the presidential election until December, which has been condemned by the ... Read More

Mauritania delivers 500 fishing permits to Senegal in line with fishing agreement

January 9, 2024

Senegal Monday handed to Guet Ndar fishermen from Saint Louis 500 fishing permits granted by Mauritania as part of the fishing agreement between the two ... Read More

Senegalese fisher folks protest against delay in implementation of fishing agreement with Mauritania

October 19, 2023

Senegalese fishermen from Saint Louis staged Wednesday October 18 a protest against authorities over the delay in the effectiveness of the fishing agreement inked with ... Read More

Senegal suspends Tik Tok app until further notice to curb “heinous and subversive” messages

August 3, 2023

Senegalese authorities on Wednesday August 2 blocked access to social media app TikTok over “heinous and subversive” messages following the arrest of political leader Ousman ... Read More

At least 23 killed in a new road accident in Senegal

July 27, 2023

At least 23 people were killed Wednesday July 26 in a road accident near the Senegalese city of Louga (north), after a transportation bus carrying ... Read More

African Union’s inclusion in G20 receives broad support at India meeting

July 17, 2023

There has been no disagreement thus far among various Group of 20 (G20) nations over India’s proposal to include the African Union (AU) into the ... Read More