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Yes vote wins Constitutional Referendum

The Yes vote in the constitutional referendum has won but on a low turnout. Those in favour of making constitutional changes took 62.54% of the vote whilst those who voted […]

Senegal votes in Constitutional Referendum

Senegal is holding an important constitutional referendum today which will see sweeping changes to the political system in the country if it is passed. The referendum is the culmination of […]

President reshuffles Cabinet

President Macky Sall, on the proposal of his Prime Minister, Abdullah Mahammed Boun Dionne, has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet under Decree No 2015-855 of 22nd June 2015. […]

Full list of new Cabinet

Following the announcement of a new Prime Minister yesterday, the government has now published the full list of Cabinet members. There are 33 members of the new Cabinet including seven […]

Mohamed Dionne is Senegal’s new Prime Minister

President Macky Sall has appointed Mohamed Dionne as Senegal’s new Prime Minister. He replaces Aminata Toure who was sacked on Friday. Mohamed Boune Abdallah Dionne (54) was the Minister in […]

PM Aminata Toure dismissed after poor local elections

President Macky Sall dismissed his Prime Minister, Aminata Toure, yesterday afternoon. The move which results in the whole Cabinet standing down was caused by a poor showing in the local […]

Senegal holds local elections

Senegal holds local elections for 602 local authorities today with 28,028 councillor posts being decided. The elections will be for two levels of authority, the departmental elections and municipal elections. […]