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Senegal

Senegal

Population: 15.85 mn.
GDP: $16.38 bn.
Debt: $8.89 bn.

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Catching the boat

In Senegal's troubled southern region, the pro-independence Mouvement des Forces Démocratiques de la Casamance (MFDC) is deeply split it and its veteran leader, the Abb&eacu...


Conflict of interests

Prime Minister Moustapha Niasse is getting ready to resign, probably before the constitutional referendum due on 7 January.


Wade makes his mark

The new Preisident juggles allies, woos French business and upsets the neighbours

The famous victory of 19 March (AC Vol 41 Nos 5 & 7) is 100 days old. The democratic elan and spirit survive but the 'state of grace' is fading as President Abdoulaye Wade's ne...


L'effet Wade

After intense and delicate bargaining to form the new government, Dakar politics became a shambles this week when Education Minister Marie-Lucienne Tissa Mbengue was dismissed afte...


Tables turned

Swept to power amid demand for change, President Wade has high expectations to meet

Senegalese are still reeling from the change they have brought about. By voting out their President of 17 years, Abdou Diouf, they have steered the country into the unknown territo...


Passion for change

President Diouf faces a second round of polling and the opposition scents victory

Changement was on everyone's lips during the presidential campaign. And change is indeed happening in Senegal. For the first time, the man who has led one of Africa's oldest democr...


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 F...


Au secours!

Commerce Minister Khalifa Sall amazed British business audiences in Belfast, Glasgow and London by saying he wanted Senegal to be 'saved' from the influence of Paris. More conventi...


Presidential field

The arrival of a contingent of Legionnaires in the latest French troop rotation raised eyebrows in Dakar. A presidential election is due next February and the country has a histor...


Treaty testing

As regional diplomats struggled to negotiate a truce on 3 February, the French-backed peacekeeping initiative, Renforcement des Capacités Africaines en Maintien de la Paix ...


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