8 March 2017

Senegal: Dakar Mayor Charged With Embezzlement

Photo: Plan International Sénégal
Children begging on the streets of Dakar (file photo).

Khalifah Sall, mayor of Senegal's capital, along with three other officials have been charged with embezzling $2.8 million.

Hundreds gathered outside the courthouse in protest and riot police were deployed.

Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Dakar.


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