https://static01.nyt.com/images/2024/02/15/multimedia/15senegal-1-jfgk/15senegal-1-jfgk-mediumSquareAt3X.jpgThe president of the West African country had postponed a coming election, but the country’s constitutional court said the vote must take place as soon as possible.
https://gdb.voanews.com/7ba2b9d7-2166–40b2-b192-4e66743c56d1_cx0_cy10_cw0_w800_h450.jpgDAKAR, SENEGAL — Senegal’s Constitutional Council on Thursday ruled that parliament’s unprecedented postponement of the February 25 presidential vote was not in line with the constitution, pitching the country into a new phase of electoral uncertainty. Opposition presidential candidates and lawmakers last week filed several legal challenges to the bill that delayed the vote to December…Details
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While millions of fans were watching the super bowl in the U.S., billions have been watching the African cup of nations soccer tournament and Sunday’s final between hosts Cote D’Ivoire and Nigeria.
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https://static01.nyt.com/images/2024/02/10/multimedia/10africa-soccer-promo/10africa-soccer-01-zhfc-mediumSquareAt3X.jpgThis year’s Africa Cup of Nations, like several previous editions, played out in Chinese-built arenas. It will end with familiar questions about their legacy.
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“The president cannot extend his term of office, not even by one day”. These were the words of Senegal’s president, Macky Sall before his election in 2012, but has he gone back on his word? Senegal is in political turmoil since its leader postponed the February 2024 elections, with critics saying the move is just another way…Details