Senegal election: Candidates hold public forum

With no TV debate, the youth confront powerful politicians in public by asking them tough questions at public election forums.

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    Polls open in Senegal on Sunday for its presidential election.

    While there has been no televised debate, some candidates agreed to participate in a public forum to attract young voters.

    And with the average age in Senegal just 18, securing the youth vote could be key to victory.

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from the capital Dakar.


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