ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

24-Feb-2019 to 10:31

Senegal poll: Quiet start to voting in Ziguinchor

APA-Ziguinchor (Senegal) By Abdoulaye Thiam — Voting has begun quietly in the southern city of Ziguinchor early on Sunday as Senegalese head to the polls to elect a new president.

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24-Feb-2019 to 01:36

UN urges peaceful, participatory poll in Senegal

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Edouard Touré — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has called for a peaceful and inclusive presidential election in Senegal on Sunday.

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24-Feb-2019 to 01:13

Senegal election: Three regions claim lion’s share of voters

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Edouard Touré — With more than three million of Senegal’s six million voters, the regions of Dakar, the capital (west), Thiès (west) and Diourbel (centre) claim the lion’s share of the Senegalese electorate for Sunday’s presidential election.

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24-Feb-2019 to 00:53

Senegal votes for new president, Sunday

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The 6,683,043 registered Senegalese voters are expected to troop out to 15,397 polling stations across the country and abroad by 8am on Sunday to elect their next president from among five candidates, including incumbent President Macky Sall.

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22-Feb-2019 to 18:21

Senegal: 22 killed during election campaign period

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Oumou Khary Fall — A total of 22 people died and 33 others were arrested during the election campaign (February 03-22) ahead of Senegal’s presidential election slated for 24 February, 2019, a report by the private daily Walf Quotidien on Friday suggests.

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22-Feb-2019 to 16:57

Senegal: AI urges violence-free election

APA - Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — Amnesty International on Friday in a statement, called on the Senegalese authorities to take all necessary measures to ensure that Sunday’s presidential election is held in an “environment free of violence” and guarantee the freedom of all citizens to “express their opinions.”

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22-Feb-2019 to 16:29

Nigeria-Senegal: A weekend of decisive elections

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — It will be a busy weekend of elections in West Africa where two of the region’s foremost democracies head to the polls to elect new leaders.

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