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Vol 52 No 25

Published 16th December 2011


Senegal

N’Dour wades in

Against all the odds, the opposition is failing to challenge Wade seriously but the popular singer could make a difference

The entrance of international pop star, media mogul and child of the Dakar slums Youssou N'Dour on to the political stage has galvanised the race for the presidency and introduced a note of desperation into the campaign of a hitherto complacent President Abdoulaye Wade.

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