Senegal Awaits Election Results
Initial results are expected as President Macky Sall - eyeing a second term - seeks to bolster his parliamentary majority, while his 91-year-old predecessor Abdoulaye Wade tries to drum up support for his own list of candidates.
Polling station in Dakar.
Deutsche Welle, 29 July 2017
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