Senegal

Polls close and counting begins in Senegal presidential vote

Preliminary results due on Tuesday and the final tally on Friday, with incumbent Macky Sall expected to win.

Senegal

Senegal votes with Sall confident of first-round win

President Macky Sall expected to win second term after two opposition leaders are barred from running in the election.

Senegal elections: Sall poised to win re-election

Senegal

Senegal votes with incumbent president Sall confident of win

President Macky Sall is widely expected to win re-election after two of his main rivals were barred from running.

Africa

Millions set to pick Senegal's next president

President Macky Sall is widely expected to win reelection after two of his two rivals were barred from running.

Voters prepare for presidential elections in Senegal

Africa

Senegal presidential candidates appeal to female voters

A majority of eligible voters are female, and candidates have made their issues a priority in the campaign.

Africa

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.

Senegal

Senegal candidates wrap up campaigns before presidential vote

Five candidates are running for the country's top office, with incumbent Macky Sall favoured to win the contest.

Senegal candidates wrap up campaigns before presidential vote

Africa

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?

Senegal

Oil discovery brings corruption to the fore in Senegal election

Corruption has become a key issue in the upcoming vote after the discovery of rich oil and gas reserves.

Africa

Senegal currency tops agenda for presidential election debate

The CFA franc was introduced by France in 1945, but some Senegalese are opposed to it saying it is a legacy of colonialism.

Africa

Senegal election: Presidential campaign gets under way

Challenged by four candidates, President Macky Sall is running for a second term.

Africa

Dakar rally: Qatar's Al-Attiyah edges over victory

He is the first competitor from the Middle East to have won this race twice.

Africa

Senegal basketball: Female team making bold strides

The women's basketball team has become an inspiration to teenage girls.

Africa

Senegal museum traces millions of years of African history

The Museum of Black Civilizations is provoking calls for the return of African artefacts stolen by former colonial slave traders.

Africa

Senegal: Opposition leaders get creative to win votes

In Senegal, prosecuted opposition leaders fight to participate in the presidential elections next February.