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Senegal

Macky Sall

Date of Birth: 11 December 1961
Place of Birth: Fatick, Senegal


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After Sall's U-turn, elections likely within two weeks

It took President Macky Sall less than a day to accept the ruling by the Conseil constitutionnel on 15 February that the postponement of the presidential election and the extension of his tenure was illegal...


Fury as Sall's vote delay unleashes mayhem

President Macky Sall's announcement on 3 February postponing this month's elections has wrecked what was left of his legacy and is undermining Senegal's governance amid multiple clashes between activists and state security forces engulfing at least eight cities...

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The region on the rack

Then came Senegalese President Macky Sall's postponement of his country's general election just three weeks ahead of its scheduled 25 February date...

In postponing Senegal's elections Macky Sall has not only infuriated his own citizens who want a change but has also struck a blow to the political standing of Ecowas and other regional blocs...


Anatomy of a failed coup in Freetown

In it Touray told Bio that as per his agreement with Presidents Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Macky Sall during their visit to Freetown on 23 December – Koroma would not face trial and instead be relocated in a third West African country...


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Prime Minister Ba is poll favourite after court rules out Ousmane Sonko

The big winner from this is Prime Minister Amadou Ba who has been anointed by President Macky Sall as his chosen successor and candidate for the ruling Benno Bokk Yakaar (BBY) party...

Having struck a deal with Macky Sall's government as part of last year's 'national dialogue' talks Khalifa Sall has been allowed to stand despite a past conviction for financial misappropriation...

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Ex-President Koroma faces treason charges as crisis deepens

Opposing the plan for Koroma's exile on 2 January the SLPP officials leaked a letter from Omar Alieu Touray the President of the Economic Commission for West Africa (Ecowas) detailing the relocation arrangements which had been kept confidential by Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio and regional leaders including Senegal's Macky Sall Ghana's Nana Addo Akufo-Addo...


Sonko's long walk to the ballot box

While Sonko's team wrestle with these bureaucratic and legal obstacles President Macky Sall's chosen successor the Prime Minister Amadou Ba presses ahead with his campaign exploiting official engagements to the full...

A year ago in view of Senegal's two-round electoral system each man looked like his colleague's best support ready to drop out and provide vital backing and votes for a final ballot run-off against what was generally expected to be a Macky Sall third term run (AC Vol 64 No 14 No last stand)...

The race is being closely watched across West Africa and also from Paris and Washington – where some Congressional officials have voiced concerns that Macky Sall might try to strong-arm a victory for Ba...


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Scholz dashes for gas

Last year following meetings with Senegal's President Macky Sall Scholz said that Germany which is still exploring alternatives to the cancelled NordStream II gas pipeline with Russia was looking at investing in a gas project near Senegal's border with Mauritania (AC Dispatches 9/5/23 Chancellor Scholz seeks cooperation with Africa on tech and green energy)...

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