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US Hails Senegal as ‘Anchor of Democracy’ in West Africa

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Senegal, where he will hold talks with President Macky Sall focused on strengthening security ties and promoting deeper economic cooperation. The U.S. officially recognized Senegal as an independent state in 1960, and the two countries have forged a close relationship over the past …

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Senegal presidential election gets under way

Senegalese voters have begun casting their ballots in the country’s presidential election. President Macky Sall is seeking a second term and faces four challengers in his bid. Since coming into office, Mr Sall has focused on new infrastructure projects, but critics say he has done little to improve the lives …

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