Since the pandemic erupted earlier this year a number of senior political figures worldwide have caught the disease
With 21 known infections, Senegal has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in sub-Saharan Africa.
The BBC report broadcast earlier this month has caused outcry in the poor West African country by suggesting a gas deal signed with BP had deprived the...
Once the prime minister's post has disappeared, he will continue in this second role.
PM Dionne has been named as secretary general of the Republic, according to a presidential decree read out on national television.
The opposition has so far shown no sign of wanting to grasp any olive branch Sall might extend since he was officially proclaimed as poll winner on March...
The coalitions of ex-president Abdoulaye Wade and Dakar Mayor Khalifa Sall took 19 and seven seats respectively.
There were a record 47 lists of candidates contesting the election, with 165 lawmakers due to take seats in parliament.
Campaigning ends Friday, with the first results known in the early hours of Monday.
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