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Diomaye Faye officially declared Winner of Senegal’s Presidential Election

Bassirou Diomaye Faye, was sworn in yesterday as Senegal’s youngest president after sweeping to a first-round victory, 10 days after being released from prison

Mr. Diomaye Faye has officially been declared winner of the presidential election in Senegal, following the conclusion of collation of votes, winning 54.28% of votes in the first round. The 44 year old Faye, who has said he wants a “break” with the current political system, is set to become the youngest president in Senegal’s […]

Senegal President Macky Sall rejects blame for Election chaos

Senegal President Macky Sall rejects blame for Election chaos

Senegal’s president says he does not regret delaying this year’s elections, a move which sparked deadly protests. Macky Sall who said he did not make the decision alone – was responding to concerns raised by parliamentarians. After a violent backlash, many feared the relatively stable nation was slipping into political crisis. However, the attempt to […]

Senegal Presidential candidates call for vote within six weeks

Fifteen of the 20 candidates approved to stand in Senegal’s delayed presidential elections have called for the new vote to be held no later than 2 April – the date when current President Macky Sall is due to end his term. The 15 candidates also insist the list should not be altered. The document was […]

D’Tigress Beat Senegal To Win Historic 4th Afrobasket Title

Nigeria’s senior women basketball team, D’Tigress, on Saturday defeated Senegal 84-74 to win the 2023 Afrobasket Championship in Kigali, Rwanda. D’Tigress dominated the game and never gave Senegal any chance, recording scorecards of 19-10, 24-21, 26-19 and 22-17 in the four quarters of the game. History was also made as the Head Coach of D’ […]