Stiff challenges await Senegal's new leader
President-elect Macky Sall says working on steep cost of living will be high on his agenda.
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2012 09:16

Senegal, the only country in West Africa that did not suffer a military coup, has added yet another feather to its cap.

The country saw a peaceful run-off presidential election on Monday with opposition candidate Macky Sall defeating incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade.

Fifty-year-old Sall is working on forming a new government.

Working fast on the steep cost of living is high on the agenda, Sall told Al Jazeera.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Dakar.

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