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Vol 54 No 9

Published 26th April 2013


Senegal

Clean sweep slows down

President Macky Sall is under fire as he casts about for an alliance to meet the coming electoral challenges

The 65% of the vote which carried President Macky Sall to victory over Abdoulaye Wade in March last year was always about who he wasn’t, not who he was. Sall made many election promises and is now under attack for not delivering. He replies that the state coffers were empty when he took over, which obliged him to go after stolen funds and the assets of the corrupt.

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