Senegal’s Elections: ‘Hare’ Trigger for Wider Political Turbulence in West Africa?

Despite initial expectations that incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade would remain firmly in place for a third term after Senegal’s February 26 elections, Wade was unable to garner the 50% of votes required to avoid a run-off. With just 34.8%, the president has accepted that the high-stakes race will now go to a second round. The […]