Lova Rakotomalala · June, 2011

Latest posts by Lova Rakotomalala from June, 2011

Senegal: The Protests Will be “Twitterized”

  29 June 2011

On June 23, 2011, Dakar's streets were stormed by protesters. Their goal: derail the electoral reform that would allow the election of the president with 25% of the votes in the first round and would also propose a dual ticket with a vice-president, much like the American electoral system. The protests succeeded in getting the bill withdrawn - and Twitter played a significant role.

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