Ahead of Senegal election, voters turn to political satire

Poking fun at politicians - but will voters in Senegal have the last laugh when they elect a new leader?

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    Voters in Senegal are turning to satire to find out more about the candidates for the presidency as the country goes to the polls on Sunday.

    In other African nations, comedians making fun of politicians have often found themselves behind bars. But that's not the case in Senegal.

     

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


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