Senegalese to vote in test of nation's stability




 
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Senegalese to vote in test of nation's stability
 
February 26th, 2012  
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Senegalese to vote in test of nation's stability
DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade faces re-election on Sunday, having defied opposition efforts to block him from standing and warnings that his candidacy risked destabilizing the usually tranquil West African state. Overshadowing voting is a row over whether the octogenarian leader should be able to run for a third term. It has sparked violent street protests and a stream of warnings that Senegal's reputation as an established democracy now hangs in the balance. ...




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