Senegal Constitutional Council Finds Election Delay Unlawful

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…

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Afcon celebrations continue in Ivory Coast — BBC Africa

If you thought #AFCON2023 cel­e­bra­tions were over, think again! 🥅 ⚽️ 🎉 🇨🇮 Ivo­rians are still cel­e­brat­ing their third Afcon tro­phy, hav­ing matched Nige­ri­a’s 🇳🇬 record of three titles. The mood is jubi­lant in the streets of #Abid­jan, as large crowds wel­come home their nation­al team. 🏆 #Afcon #Afcon­Cham­pi­ons #TheEle­phants #IvoryCoast #Foot­ball #Afcon2023 Sub­scribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetoafrica Web­site: https://www.bbc.com/africa…

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The president who vowed not to overstay — BBC Africa

“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…

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