Senegal: President picks successor for February election, opposition weakened

  • Macky Sall picks PM Amadou Ba to represent ruling party in Feb election after earlier rumours of controversial 3rd term

  • Opposition coalition weakened by PASTEF party dissolution, Sonko imprisonment and divisions between coalition partners

  • IMF downgraded 2023 growth projections from 5.3% to 4.1%, as political instability and oil delays weigh on activity
September 14th, 2023
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