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    13-Feb-2019 to 14:05

    UN condemns Senegal election campaign skirmishes

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has condemned Monday’s violence in Tambacounda eastern Senegal between supporters of rival political parties.

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    12-Feb-2019 to 20:33

    Senegal: Reporters demand probe into poll campaign violence

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — A host of professional media organizations have issued a joint statement, demanding an investigation into the violence witnessed in the eastern town of Tambacounda in which one man died on Monday.

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    11-Feb-2019 to 22:39

    Senegal poll: One fatally stabbed in political skirmish

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) — A 30-year-old man was stabbed to death in Tambacounda (452 km from Dakar) during clashes between supporters of incumbent Macky Sall and those of his poll challenger Professor Elhadj Issa Sall on Monday.

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    08-Feb-2019 to 19:04

    Senegal: Jailed ex-mayor backs incumbent’s poll rival

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Edouard Toure — The former mayor of Dakar, Khalifa Sall is endorsing Idrissa Seck, the flag-bearer of the coalition Idy 2019 for the Senegalese presidential election scheduled for 24 February, 2019.

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    08-Feb-2019 to 16:55

    Ecowas court dismisses Dakar ex-mayor’s applications

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Cheikh Diop — The court of justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in a ruling issued on Friday has rejected requests submitted to it by the former Mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall to challenge the Constitutional Council’s invalidation of his candidacy for the presidential election in Senegal.

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    08-Feb-2019 to 15:17

    Senegal’s ex-leader reiterates poll boycott call

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — Senegal’s former President Abdoulaye Wade has reiterated his call for the country’s presidential election to be boycotted by the opposition.

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    05-Feb-2019 to 22:01

    Yayi Boni heads Ecowas poll observers to Senegal

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — The former President of Benin Republic, Yayi Boni has been appointed to lead the Economic Community of West African States electoral observation mission for the presidential election in Senegal.

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