tag: 2012 Senegal presidential election

March 5, 2012

In Wake of Unrest, Senegal Heads for Runoff


In a region plagued by conflict, Senegal has a history of robust democratic institutions, stability, and relative economic prosperity, attracting foreign investment and playing a key role in regional peacekeeping. However, an attempt by President Abdoulaye Wade to gain a third term in office has led to unrest and violence in the capital of Dakar […]