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Senegal

Ousmane Sonko

Date of Birth: 15 July 1974
Place of Birth: Thiès


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Opposition out of sorts

Another headache is the charismatic anti-corruption campaigner Ousmane Sonko who is outflanking the PS on left...


An oily threat to Sall

During the recent presidential election campaign pro-Sall propagandists falsely accused Tullow of offering opposition presidential candidate Ousmane Sonko cash in exchange for oil concessions in the event of his election (AC Vol 60 No 4 Sall campaign 'fakes news')...

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Sall romps home

Veteran politician Idrissa Seck came a poor second with 21% and radical challenger Ousmane Sonko came third with 16%...


Macky wants first round KO

International attention and momentum lies with Ousmane Sonko the former tax inspector and parliamentarian who launched a political party Les patriotes du Sénégal pour le travail l'éthique et la fraternité (Pastef) after being sacked from the civil service for making public allegations of corruption (AC Vol 59 No 23 A well-oiled machine)...

The article accused Ousmane Sonko a presidential candidate and anti-resource corruption campaigner who is a favourite among Senegal's youth of receiving money from Tullow Oil in return for oil contracts should he be elected...


Sall campaign 'fakes news'

The article accused Ousmane Sonko a presidential candidate and anti-resource corruption campaigner who is a favourite among Senegal's youth of receiving money from Tullow Oil in return for oil contracts should he be elected...


Sall safe for second term

He has the advantage of incumbency in a much-reduced field of candidates following the publication of the Constitutional Council's 3 January decision to accept just five: the incumbent; former president Abdoulaye Wade's son Karim Wade; the rising opposition firebrand Ousmane Sonko; Dakar's jailed former mayor Khalifa Sall; and the virtually unknown Issa Sall who leads the University of the Sahel (AC Vol 58 No 16 Who loves ya BBY...


A well-oiled machine

Ousmane Sonko a former tax inspector and leader of the Patriote du Sénégal pour le travail l'éthique et la fraternité' (Pastef) party has won a substantial following by chronicling the scandals in a book released in May 2017 much of which focuses on the Petro-Tim affair...

' Sall clears the road to re-election Ousmane Sonko's incendiary book has certainly provoked debate but will not be enough to propel him and his Patriote du Sénégal pour le travail l'éthique et la fraternité party into the presidential palace at next February's polls be it the colonial building currently in use in Dakar or the one President Sall is reportedly planning to build at a cost of 100 billion CFA francs (US$175 million) in Diamniadio Dakar's new satellite city...


Majors push out the minnows

An open letter from opposition politicians Abdoul Mbaye and Ousmane Sonko last August accused the government of corruption and of gifting the blocks to Timis (AC Vol 57 No 24 Timis's seam of woe )...


Timis takes shine off boom

Timis's acquisition of the St-Louis and Cayar Offshore blocks became the focus of a scandal which broke in Dakar last August when opposition politicians Abdoul Mbaye and Ousmane Sonko wrote an open letter accusing the government of corruption in the oil and gas sector (AC Vol 57 No 24 Timis's seam of woe)...


Timis's seam of woe

Two politicians Abdoul Mbaye and Ousmane Sonko wrote an open letter in August claiming there was corruption in the oil and gas sector...


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