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Vol 41 No 3

Published 4th February 2000


Senegal

Positively 4th street

President Abdou Diouf's plans for a fourth term in office face two big obstacles in the 27 February elections: growing militancy and coordination among the opposition parties and France's dwindling enthusiasm for propping up African incumbents. And if things go badly wrong, Senegal's army may decide to follow the Ivorian example (AC Vol 41 Nos 1 & 2) and step between the warring politicians.

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