Macky Sall

By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Jun 27th, 2013
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It is Mr Obama’s second visit to the continent since he became president. He is hoping to boost economic ties with the African countries and promote good governance – all the countries he is visiting have stable democracies. The South African leg of his trip is expected to be overshadowed...
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In Cape Verde
Mar 28th, 2013
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Today President Obama welcomed President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Joyce Banda of Malawi, and Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves of Cape Verde to the White House. The United States has strong partnerships with these countries based on shared de...
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In Senegal
Mar 4th, 2013
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Nine children have been killed by a fire at a Koranic school near the centre of Senegal’s capital, Dakar. The blaze broke out as 45 children aged from six to 12 slept inside a single room with wooden walls and zinc roofing in the Medina district, witnesses said. A candle is thought to have caus...
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In Senegal
Sep 26th, 2012
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Africa deserves ‘more equitable partnership’ with world, Senegal President tells UN debate Only through more equitable partnerships with the global community can African nations achieve full development and consolidate democracy, Senegal’s President, Macky Sall, told the United Nations General Assemb...
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In Ghana
Aug 10th, 2012
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Ghana’s late president John Atta Mills is being laid to rest in a service attended by international dignitaries and African leaders. Mills died suddenly in July, reportedly with throat cancer. Mills’ death on July 24 came five months ahead of a planned bid for re-election. He came to powe...
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In Liberia
Jul 26th, 2012
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Liberians are observing 165 years of independence Thursday. To mark the occasion, the Liberian Diaspora in the United States held a one-day symposium in Washington to discuss their role in the reconstruction and development of their country, and the importance of dual citizenship. Former Liberian for...
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In East Africa
Jul 15th, 2012
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Scroll down for the video ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s longtime ruler and most powerful figure, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, is not attending an African Union summit that opened Sunday in Ethiopia, which further fueled speculation that he might be seriously ill. About three dozen Af...
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In News
Jul 5th, 2012
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Senegalese police again questioned the son and ex-minister of former president Abdoulaye Wade on… Senegalese police again questioned the son and ex-minister of former president Abdoulaye Wade on Thursday as part of a probe into the old regime, local media and sources said. Karim Wade spent abou...
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In News
Jul 4th, 2012
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DAKAR — Senegalese President Macky Sall’s coalition won a landslide majority in legislative polls, swooping up 119 of 150 seats in the national assembly, according to official results published Wednesday. Former president Abdoulaye Wade’s Senegalese Democratic Party, which had dominated t...
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In News
Jun 18th, 2012
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Dakar – Senegal’s ex-president Abdoulaye Wade, 86, who lost a controversial re-election bid in March, will not be retiring from politics, he said in an interview published on Monday. “There is no political retirement for me. As long as I am on earth and able to have ideas I will exp...