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Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye

Date of Birth: 25 March 1980
Place of Birth: Ndiaganiao, Senegal


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    Vol 65 No 12 |
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Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

In a West Africa where Bassirou Diomaye Faye's presidential election victory in Senegal and the wave of military coups have shown that change is possible President Faure Gnassingbé has rebooted Togo's political framework to fend off the prospect of a heavyweight challenge (AC Vol 65 No 7 Faye's victory shakes up the region)...


Faye's diplomatic rounds

Meanwhile President Bassirou Diomaye Faye has been pursuing a more orthodox international approach receiving EU Council President Charles Michel in Dakar before touring first regional neighbours Mauritania Gambia and Guinea Bissau and now the very heart of the Ecowas establishment...


Faye's victory shakes up the region

By the afternoon of 25 March less than 24 hours after the polls had closed it was clear that he had been decisively defeated by Bassirou Diomaye Faye of the radical opposition Patriotes africains du Sénégal pour le travail l'éthique et la fraternité (Pastef)...

Diomaye Faye – from prison to the palais Victory in the 24 March elections for Bassirou Diomaye Faye the presidential candidate of Patriotes africains du Sénégal pour le travail l'éthique et la fraternité (Pastef) – officially dissolved as a party by the authorities but in reality very much alive – is widely seen as a triumph for his political mentor Ousmane Sonko...

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Team Anti-Système takes over the system

Withdraw from the French-backed Communauté Financière Africaine (CFA) monetary zone restructure public debt and renegotiate the oil gas and mining contracts – these are the policy imperatives that propelled the Bassirou Diomaye Faye-Ousmane Sonko platform to its first-round victory in the 24 March elections...


Historic vote could set a new economic path

The two leading candidates out of 19 contenders in the first round of voting are: former prime minister Amadou Ba who is 62; his main opponent and radical nationalist Bassirou Diomaye Faye is 44...


Telescoping the campaign

Bassirou Diomaye Faye standing in for the barred Ousmane Sonko was still on remand in jail when the campaign kicked off (AC Vol 65 No 4 Fury as Sall's vote delay unleashes mayhem)...


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