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Senegal’s Macky Sall Receives 65.8% in Presidential Vote

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Official results from Senegal’s presidential runoff give opposition leader Macky Sall more than 65 percent of the vote. Sunday’s vote pitted Mr. Sall against outgoing President Abdoulaye Wade, who received 34 percent. The 85-year-old Wade conceded defeat within hours of the polls closing, easing concerns that he was attempting to serve a third term despite […]

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Sall Defeats Senegalese President in Runoff Vote

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Opposition candidate Macky Sall says a new era can begin in Senegal after his victory in Sunday’s runoff presidential election. Unofficial results show voters chose Mr. Sall over President Abdoulaye Wade, who was running for a controversial third term. Mr. Sall told reporters early Monday the election is a victory for all of Senegal. “I […]

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Sall Defeats Senegalese President in Runoff Vote

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Opposition candidate Macky Sall says a new era can begin in Senegal after his victory in Sunday’s runoff presidential election. Unofficial results showed voters backed Mr. Sall over President Abdoulaye Wade, who was running for a controversial third term. Mr. Sall told reporters early Monday the election is a victory for all of Senegal. “I […]

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Sall Defeats Senegalese President in Runoff Vote

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Opposition candidate Macky Sall says a new era can begin in Senegal after his victory in Sunday’s runoff presidential election. Unofficial results showed voters backed Mr. Sall over President Abdoulaye Wade, who was running for a controversial third term. Mr. Sall told reporters early Monday the election is a victory for all of Senegal. “I […]

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Sall Defeats Senegalese President in Runoff Vote

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Opposition candidate Macky Sall says a new era can begin in Senegal after his victory in Sunday’s runoff presidential election. Unofficial results showed voters backed Mr. Sall over President Abdoulaye Wade, who was running for a controversial third term. Mr. Sall told reporters the election is a victory for all of Senegal. “I also salute […]

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Senegal’s President Concedes Election to Rival Sall

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade has conceded defeat in Sunday’s runoff presidential election, ending his controversial bid for a third term after unofficial results showed voters backing rival Macky Sall. State television reported that Mr. Wade called Mr. Sall hours after polls closed to congratulate him on the victory. Mr. Sall’s supporters celebrated in the streets […]

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Reports: Senegal’s President Concedes Election to Rival

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Senegalese state media report that President Abdoulaye Wade has acknowledged defeat in Sunday’s runoff presidential election, and has called his opponent Macky Sall to congratulate him. Unofficial results being announced by the media show Mr. Sall with a huge lead over Mr. Wade. Mr. Sall’s supporters are celebrating in the streets of Dakar. Official provisional […]

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Senegal Votes in Tight Presidential Run-off

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Senegal held a tightly-contested presidential run-off election Sunday between its 85-year-old president and a rival who has the backing of a dozen other opposition leaders. Voters formed long lines in the capital, Dakar, for a poll that analysts say could threaten the stability of one of Africa’s most peaceful democracies. President Abdoulaye Wade is running […]

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Senegal Votes in Tight Presidential Run-off

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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Senegal is holding a tightly-contested presidential run-off election between its 85-year-old president and a rival who has the backing of a dozen other opposition leaders. Voters formed long lines in the capital, Dakar, on Sunday for a poll that analysts say could threaten the stability of one of Africa’s most peaceful democracies. President Abdoulaye Wade […]

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Opposition Rallies Support Ahead of Senegal Runoff Vote

Posted March 12th, 2012 at 12:25 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of opposition supporters have rallied in Senegal’s capital in support of presidential candidate Macky Sall, but President Abdoulaye Wade’s campaign says he has the right strategy to win a runoff vote later this month. The crowd in Dakar Sunday chanted and held up signs, and the 12 candidates who lost in the first round […]

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