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Vol 58 No 16

Published 4th August 2017


Senegal

Who loves ya, BBY?

Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne declared on 1 August that the presidential coalition Benno Bokk Yakaar, which he managed, had swept the electoral board, taking 42 of Senegal's 45 départements in the 30 July parliamentary polls. Yet in the most important, Dakar, BBY and Manko Taxawu Senegaal, the alliance around President Macky Sall's challenger Khalifa Sall, the Mayor of Dakar, both parties are claiming victory. As Africa Confidential went to press, the Appeals Court had not yet declared a victor.

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