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Senegal: Power Shortages in Dakar Lead to More Riots

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Senegal, Citizen Media, Development, Environment, Protest

Website politicosn.com has provided real time coverage [1] [fr] of the protests against power shortages in Dakar, Senegal,¬†on June 28, 2011: “Ongoing demonstrations have flared up in Senegal capital, public buildings have been stormed by youth protesting against power shortages. This situation has forced authorities to call upon the army, security forces being unable to cope with the unrest.”