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Khalifa Ababacar Sall

Date of Birth: 1 January 1956
Place of Birth: Louga


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Fury as Sall's vote delay unleashes mayhem

Last June a deal at the national dialogue talks allowed Wade and former Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall to run for the presidency despite convictions for financial offences...

Former mayor of Dakar and now leading oppositionist Khalifa Sall dismisses it as 'serving no purpose'...

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A crowded field

First round support for Faye could be eroded by the presence of three other Sonko acolytes Cheikh Tidiane Dieye Habib Sy and Déthié Fall while former Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall onetime oil minister Thierno Alassane Sall and political perennial Idrissa Seck – runner up in 2019 – all hope to make an impression...


Sonko's long walk to the ballot box

Probably the most potent of the other contenders in the presidential race is the former mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall now permitted to stand despite a past conviction for financial misappropriation...

For now with Sonko in jail battling to overcome the legal obstacles to candidacy many of his supporters view Khalifa Sall's decision to just forge ahead with his own presidential run as selling out his former allies...

It is quite possible that many of Sonko's youthful supporters will not bother to turn out if their man is shut out of the race – even for ex-Pastef's Faye and certainly not for former ally Khalifa Sall...

Lacking any electoral experience save for a bruising defeat at the hands of Khalifa Sall in Dakar in 2009 Wade stayed in exile in Qatar unsure whether he wanted to run...


Sall's 'safe choice' hits turbulence

BBY's wrangles are a gift to its opponents such as former Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall who is already on the stump...

Khalifa Sall is also likely to benefit if as expected Ousmane Sonko nominally his partner in the Yewwi Askan Wi alliance is not allowed to stand (AC Vol 64 No 11 Sonko's trial is Sall's challenge)...


Seck seeks DC clout

With uncertainty over Ousmane Sonko's future the 2024 polls are shaping up to be a four-way battle between Seck Khalifa Sall Karim Wade and Prime Minister Amadou Ba who last week was anointed by outgoing President Sall as candidate for the ruling Benno Bokk Yakaar (BBY) party...


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Macky Sall cherry-picks his party's opponents

The move clears the way for former mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall and Karim Wade the son of former President Abdoulaye Wade to stand...

Khalifa Sall and Wade were prevented from running in the 2019 elections because of convictions for misuse of municipal funds and an unpaid fine respectively (AC Vol 60 No 4 Macky wants first round KO)...

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President Sall plays opposition roulette

It could increase the chances of Khalifa Sall former Dakar mayor and Karim Wade son of former president Abdoulaye Wade who stand to pick up Sonko's support...

Now both Karim Wade and Khalifa Sall no relation to President Macky Sall are both free to run for the presidency although they have both been convicted for corruption and then pardoned...

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No last stand

Just-concluded National Dialogue talks saw the government accept constitutional changes to permit former Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall and Karim Wade the son of ex-president Abdoulaye Wade to stand...


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