Senegal 2007

Senegal 2007

Africa
Yearbook 2007 Senegal. According to CountryAAH, Dakar is the capital city of Senegal. Catholic priest Augustin Diamacoune Senghor, one of the leaders of the MFDC (Movement des Forces Democratique de la Casamance) separatist movement in Casamance in the south, died in January in Paris. Before the presidential and parliamentary elections during the year, several interventions were made against independent media, and the authorities banned a demonstration organized by the opposition. Idrissa Seck, who was prime minister in 2002–04, returned in January to President Abdoulaye Wades Senegal's Democratic Party (PDS). He had been released from corruption charges the year before and formed a new party. Still, Seck decided to run for Wade in the February 25 presidential election. Prior to the election, clashes occurred between the President and Seck's supporters. Before…
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