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Senegal: Do we elect kings now?

Blog politique du Senegal writes of Karim Wade, the President's son, and his intention to run for president (Fr): “In theory, Karim Wade [has the right to] run for president, like any other Senegalese” but “the privileged, not to mention abusive, position that Karim Wade occupies in the state apparatus makes his presence in the race at the very least biased, if not immoral.”

2 comments

  • Jennifer,

    Very interesting point! I just co-produced a film about the role of hip-hop on politics in Senegal..

    Thought you might be interested..

    Keep up the good work.

    Best,
    Ben

  • JENNIFER, why you’re intersting on politic in senegal be sure the presient’s son will not be a president in our countrie but he is a frensh native and cant dance the mbalax;

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