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Former President Abdouleye Wade returns to Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade is back – two years after losing Senegal’s presidency and leaving for France. Well-wishers in Dakar gave a rapturous reception to

Abdoulaye Wade is back – two years after losing Senegal’s presidency and leaving for France. Well-wishers in Dakar gave a rapturous reception to

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Senegal's Sall sets out his political future

Senegal’s Macky Sall has been speaking to euronews about his future as the country’s new president. Official results confirm his win with 65

Senegal’s Macky Sall has been speaking to euronews about his future as the country’s new president. Official results confirm his win with 65

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Senegal's Sall hails presidential win

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Senegalese capital, Dakar, to celebrate the presidential election victory of Macky Sall. It

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Senegalese capital, Dakar, to celebrate the presidential election victory of Macky Sall. It

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Wade admits defeat in Senegal presidential poll

There were celebrations in Senegal as supporters of presidential challenger Macky Sall greeted his victory. Although official results have not yet

There were celebrations in Senegal as supporters of presidential challenger Macky Sall greeted his victory. Although official results have not yet

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Voting ends in Senegal's presidential run-off

As polling stations closed in Senegal’s run-off presidential election, voters were just hours away from knowing whether President Abdoulaye Wade had

As polling stations closed in Senegal’s run-off presidential election, voters were just hours away from knowing whether President Abdoulaye Wade had

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Calls for peace in Senegal presidential run-off vote

There are appeals for calm as Senegal votes in the second round of presidential elections. With the recent coup in fellow West African country

There are appeals for calm as Senegal votes in the second round of presidential elections. With the recent coup in fellow West African country

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Call for calm on eve of Senegal's election run-off

Officials in Senegal have called for calm ahead of Sunday’s presidential run-off as incumbent Abdoulaye Wade looks to extend his twelve-year

Officials in Senegal have called for calm ahead of Sunday’s presidential run-off as incumbent Abdoulaye Wade looks to extend his twelve-year

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Campaigning over in Senegal's presidential runoff vote

Campaigning between the two remaining rivals in Senegal’s presidential election second round runoff ended on Friday after weeks of

Campaigning between the two remaining rivals in Senegal’s presidential election second round runoff ended on Friday after weeks of

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Senegal presidential goes to a second round

Opposition candidate Macky Sall will challenge Senegal’s incumbent leader Abdoulaye Wade to a run off for the presidency in roughly three weeks

Opposition candidate Macky Sall will challenge Senegal’s incumbent leader Abdoulaye Wade to a run off for the presidency in roughly three weeks

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Senegal : second round ballot for presidential election

The presidential race in Senegal will go to a second round with no candidate heading for an outright majority. There will now be a run off between

The presidential race in Senegal will go to a second round with no candidate heading for an outright majority. There will now be a run off between

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Senegal looks set for a presidential run-off

With unofficial results from Senegal’s presidential election suggesting a close first round , the two front runners, Abdoulaye Wade and Macky Sall

With unofficial results from Senegal’s presidential election suggesting a close first round , the two front runners, Abdoulaye Wade and Macky Sall

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Second round predicted in Senegal presidential

Unofficial polls in Senegal suggest the presidential election there might have to go to a second round. The two main rivals, the incumbent

Unofficial polls in Senegal suggest the presidential election there might have to go to a second round. The two main rivals, the incumbent

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Senegal presidential vote too close to call

Unofficial polls in Senegal suggest the presidential election might have to go to a second round. The two main rivals, the incumbent President

Unofficial polls in Senegal suggest the presidential election might have to go to a second round. The two main rivals, the incumbent President

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Wade booed in Senegal vote

Senegal’s President Abdoulaye Wade was booed as he cast his vote in a controversial election expected to return him for a third term. The ballot

Senegal’s President Abdoulaye Wade was booed as he cast his vote in a controversial election expected to return him for a third term. The ballot

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Senegal faces stability test over presidential poll

The people of Senegal are going to the polls in an election that pits the President against a string of rivals who say his bid for a third term is

The people of Senegal are going to the polls in an election that pits the President against a string of rivals who say his bid for a third term is

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Last minute push to avert Senegal election crisis

An African mediator is making a last ditch attempt to ward off a presidential election crisis in Senegal. Opponents claim that incumbent Abdoulaye

An African mediator is making a last ditch attempt to ward off a presidential election crisis in Senegal. Opponents claim that incumbent Abdoulaye

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Senegal opposition calls new anti-Wade protest

The opposition in Senegal has called for another unofficial anti-government demonstration on Monday in the centre of Dakar, following more clashes on

The opposition in Senegal has called for another unofficial anti-government demonstration on Monday in the centre of Dakar, following more clashes on

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Unrest mars early voting in Senegal election

The Senegalese capital Dakar has been rocked by a fourth consecutive day of violence in clashes between police and opponents of President Abdoulaye

The Senegalese capital Dakar has been rocked by a fourth consecutive day of violence in clashes between police and opponents of President Abdoulaye

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Clashes days before elections in Senegal

At least 10 people have been injured during clashes between police and protesters in Senegal’s capital Dakar. Officers used tear gas to disperse

At least 10 people have been injured during clashes between police and protesters in Senegal’s capital Dakar. Officers used tear gas to disperse

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Senegal's Wade risks revolt

In Senegal, anger over President Abdoulaye Wade’s intention to stay in power is shaking the west African country’s social foundations. He is now in

In Senegal, anger over President Abdoulaye Wade’s intention to stay in power is shaking the west African country’s social foundations. He is now in

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International concerns mount over Senegal unrest

The unrest in Senegal that has claimed several lives in recent days has prompted the UN Secretary General to call for restraint from all sides. At

The unrest in Senegal that has claimed several lives in recent days has prompted the UN Secretary General to call for restraint from all sides. At

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Anti-Wade protesters clash with Dakar police

Protesters clashed with Senegalese police in Dakar on Tuesday after demonstrating against a decision by President Abdoulaye Wade to seek

Protesters clashed with Senegalese police in Dakar on Tuesday after demonstrating against a decision by President Abdoulaye Wade to seek

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Wade again cleared to run for Senegal presidency

Opposition groups have lost their appeal to prevent Abdoulaye Wade running for president of Senegal a third time. The Constitutional Council, the

Opposition groups have lost their appeal to prevent Abdoulaye Wade running for president of Senegal a third time. The Constitutional Council, the

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Senegal opposition vows resistance to Wade

Senegal’s opposition has vowed resistance to President Wade, whose decision to seek a controversial third term in office sparked violent protests on

Senegal’s opposition has vowed resistance to President Wade, whose decision to seek a controversial third term in office sparked violent protests on

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Dakar quiet after stormy night in Senegal presidency row

Calm has returned to streets of Senegal’s capital city, even though the opposition has vowed to continue its fight against President Abdoulaye Wade’s

Calm has returned to streets of Senegal’s capital city, even though the opposition has vowed to continue its fight against President Abdoulaye Wade’s

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Senegal protesters to march on presidential palace

There has been violence in Senegal after the country’s top legal body gave the go-ahead for veteran President Abdoulaye Wade to stand for a third

There has been violence in Senegal after the country’s top legal body gave the go-ahead for veteran President Abdoulaye Wade to stand for a third

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N'Dour speaks about Senegalese candidacy

World famous Senegalese musician Youssou N’Dour says he wants to give up music for politics and will run for president of his West African

World famous Senegalese musician Youssou N’Dour says he wants to give up music for politics and will run for president of his West African

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Senegal's President Wade fuels controversy

Pressure has been increasing to convince Abdulaye Wade not to run for president of Senegal for a third time. Many say the 85-year-old has no place on

Pressure has been increasing to convince Abdulaye Wade not to run for president of Senegal for a third time. Many say the 85-year-old has no place on

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N'Dour claims popular demand for Senegal presidency

World famous singer Youssou N’Dour is contemplating swapping the stage for the campaign rostrum after saying he will run for president in his native

World famous singer Youssou N’Dour is contemplating swapping the stage for the campaign rostrum after saying he will run for president in his native

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Riots in Senegal after controversial constitutional change

Thousands of students and other protesters clashed with riot police outside the National Assembly building in the capital Dakar, where lawmakers were

Thousands of students and other protesters clashed with riot police outside the National Assembly building in the capital Dakar, where lawmakers were