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Vol 64 No 19

Published 21st September 2023


Sall's 'safe choice' hits turbulence

After President Macky Sall announced in July that he would not seek a third term, 11 contenders for the presidential nomination of his Alliance Pour la République (APR) and the wider ruling Benno Bokk Yakaar (BBY) alliance came forward, before the uncharismatic but competent Amadou Ba, a former finance and foreign minister, was chosen by Sall on 9 September.

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