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Senegal

Khalifa Ababacar Sall

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


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Macky wants first round KO

After visiting Khalifa Sall Dakar's popular former mayor who is serving a sentence for misuse of municipal funds in Rebeuss jail and promising that as president he would order his immediate release Seck secured Khalifa's support (AC Vol 59 No 18 Not lacking convictions)...


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...

Meanwhile the President's main rival Khalifa Sall is sitting out a jail sentence on corruption charges which many believe were brought only to keep him out of the race for the presidency...


A well-oiled machine

Another tough opponent would have been the former presidential ally and former mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall whose political style and record in office won him huge popularity...


Not lacking convictions

Having lost his first appeal against conviction for the misuse of municipal funds Khalifa Sall has been dismissed as mayor of Dakar by President Macky Sall – even though the ultimate decision on his guilt has yet to be taken by the Court of Cassation (AC Vol 59 No 17 President plays by his rules)...


President plays by his rules

The verdict is now awaited in the appeal of the Mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall against his conviction in March for misappropriating CFA1...

A new report from Amnesty International calls Khalifa Sall's original trial and conviction unfair and also criticises the conduct of the earlier corruption trial of Karim Wade...

However that is in sharp contrast to Khalifa Sall who remains hugely popular among Dakar voters and it is his case that leaves Macky most exposed to accusations of using the judicial system for political ends...


Socialists sack Sall

The trial of the mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall is tearing Senegal's oldest political party apart...

Khalifa Sall has been in prison for nine months on charges of embezzling nearly US$3 million in anti-poverty funds that his supporters say are trumped up...

The dissidents had met in Kaolack on 16 December calling for the dissolution of the PS secretariat which they also accusing of conspiring with BBY in bringing the case against Khalifa Sall...

Khalifa Sall's supporters say the PS must rediscover its shine reclaim its socialist identity and field its own candidate...

There are agendas: Khalifa Sall's presidential ambitions are no secret and Dieng knows that PS sinecures would vanish the minute the party left BBY...

Khalifa Sall has been drifting away from the party even winning a seat in the National Assembly for another formation Manko Taxawu Sénégal...


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...

BBY poured colossal resources into the campaign but the fact that Khalifa Sall was in prison helped BBY's victory...


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...

Dieng was defeated as PS presidential candidate in 2007 and 2012 and Khalifa Sall believes he has a better chance...

In order to prevail Khalifa Sall would need the PDS and other major players such as the Rewmi ('Country') party of Idrissa Seck the Mayor of Thiès (AC Vol 57 No 14 Mercy and Machiavelli)...


Mercy and Machiavelli

Supporters of the charismatic and popular PS Mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall feel this reform is being applied to the capital and its suburbs in a manner that deliberately undermines him because he is potentially Macky's strongest challenger in the 2019 presidential poll...


Sall tries to look strong

One likely adversary in a stiff presidential election battle is the ever- popular Mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall...


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