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Senegal: Abdoulaye Wade in parliamentary race [The Morning Call]

Senegal: Abdoulaye Wade in parliamentary race [The Morning Call]

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Senegal’s former President Abdoulaye Wade, aged 91, will head a list of opposition candidates for parliament in the upcoming legislative elections to take place on July 30.

The announcement was made after a broad opposition coalition of more than 40 parties broke up.

The former president will head the coalition while the other break-away faction back incarcerated Mayor of Dakar Khalifa Sall, who was jailed in March over allegations of embezzling about $2.9 million.

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