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Macky Sall

Date of Birth: 11/12/1961
Place of Birth: Fatick, Senegal


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Macron ponders Africa play

Problem alliesLike Hollande before him Macron is much more comfortable dealing with west African reformists like President Macky Sall of Senegal than central Africa's autocrats...


Who loves ya, BBY?

Yet in the most important Dakar BBY and Manko Taxawu Senegaal the alliance around President Macky Sall's challenger Khalifa Sall the Mayor of Dakar both parties are claiming victory...


No licence to drill

The current scandal in Senegal over questions about Timis's association with Aliou Sall brother of President Macky Sall has increased Banjul's wariness of a company associated with Timis Africa Confidential understands (AC Vol 58 No 10 Majors push out the minnows & Vol 56 No 18 Timis under scrutiny)...


Majors push out the minnows

On the same day Energy Minister Thierno Alassane Sall was sacked though the Presidential Office gave no reason for dismissing the former aeronautical engineer who is one of President Macky Sall's long-time allies and had been in the position since 2015...


Vaz clings to power

It prevented a state visit by Senegalese President Macky Sall this month by labelling the trip planned for 20-23 April as an endorsement of Vaz's policies...


Macky challenger gaoled

Dakar's Mayor Khalifa Sall is in prison only because President Macky Sall fears his growing challenge to his power say his supporters...

He wants to take on Macky Sall at the general elections due in July but PS leader Ousmane Tanor Dieng wants to stay in BBY...


Timis takes shine off boom

The involvement of the maverick businessman Vasile Frank Timis in Senegal's oil industry and his cosy relationship with President Macky Sall's government has attracted renewed interest from international investigators and delayed a promised licensing round (AC Vol 57 No 14 Mercy and Machiavelli)...


Timis's seam of woe

The background to Timis's problems in Senegal includes the big changes to the extractive sector which President Macky Sall plans...

He was pardoned earlier this year after serving just three years prompting speculation that Macky Sall is going to run for re-election and is anxious not to make too big an enemy of the PDS (AC Vol 57 No 14 Mercy and Machiavelli)...


Jammeh tilts the playing field

Closer to home past difficulties between past leaders Jawara and the late President Léopold Senghor of Senegal which surrounds Gambia except for its coastline are nothing compared to the rifts between Jammeh and President Macky Sall...


Mercy and Machiavelli

The release on 24 June of Karim Wade son of the previous President immediately stirred suspicion that President Macky Sall had one eye on next year's elections...

Critics argue that murky financial issues aside Karim has neither the will nor the capacity to be an opposition spearhead and that Macky Sall has more to fear from the likes of former prime minister Idrissa Seck who has slammed Wade's release as part of a shady self-serving pact between Sall and the PDS...

They may have no wish to rally to whatever coalition Macky Sall assembles but are not going to be reattach themselves to the Wade bandwagon either...


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