Senegalese Parliament Votes to Abolish SenateParliamentarians in Senegal have voted to scrap the country's senate, saying the body had never really played its role and that half of its members were appointed by the Head of State.
Senegalese vote in parliamentary elections.
Senegal: Women Break Records in Parliament
IPS, 2 August 2012
A record number of women were sworn in as legislators as Senegal's new parliament was inaugurated on Monday. Read more »
Senegal: Democracy or Gerontocracy?
AfricaFocus, 23 February 2012
A divided opposition and support from rural areas may yet enable aging and intransigent President Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal to win a third term, with a majority in the first round… Read more »
Daily Trust, 27 March 2012
ECOWAS Parliament Speaker and Nigeria's Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has commended the people of Senegal over the presidential run-off polls conducted on Sunday. Read more »