Monday, March 26, 2012

Macky wins election - A change has come to Senegal!

Picture Source: KGMI NewsTalk
Macky Sall Dubbed by schoolmates "Monsieur le ministre" (Mr Minister) because of his fastidious grooming and appearance won the election Monday over incumbent Abdoulaye Wade.  I have to tell you, I am surprised but very happy for the people of Senegal. I know how much they really wanted a change.

"Senegal wins" as Wade concedes election defeat
Thousands of residents of the capital Dakar poured onto the streets overnight, honking car horns, beating drums and singing in hope of change after 12 years of Wade rule that has seen big infrastructure spending but little progress in tackling poverty.
Source: Chicago Tribune
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