Macky Sall

How Big Data swung Senegal’s vote

From a house in Dakar, ex-Obama staffers ran a top-secret data analysis unit that transformed incumbent Macky Sall’s presidential campaign

Africa needs traditional, independent media to hold the powerful to account

Social-media platforms have their place, but it is investigative journalists who can effect change

Senegal President Macky Sall wins re-election

Macky Sall has secured a solid majority of votes, winning a second term without the need for a run-off vote

Senegalese artistic heritage gets a home

Conceived in the 1960s, shortly after independence, Senegal’s new Museum of Black Civilisations has finally been completed

African Investment Forum has 306 pipelined projects worth $208-billion

Investors discussed 60 projects and deals worth $40-billion with the aim of fast-tracking closure and removing policy and regulatory constraints

Senegel’s Sall to follow Lions of Teranga to Russia

President Macky Sall will drop the reigns of power for 12 days to support the Senegalese team at the World Cup

Africa’s ‘go-to’ leader Macky Sall tells it like it is

Senegal’s president, Macky Sall, has what it takes to be considered the serious face of the continent.

Senegal President Sall fires PM after election loss

​Senegal's Prime Minister Aminata Toure has been sacked after she did not win a local election in Grand Yoff.

Senegal: Local polls seen as a test for President Sall

Over 5.3-million people are expected to vote in elections seen as a key test for Macky Sall and his party, which control only a few local communities.

Mandela’s ‘Long Walk to Freedom’ was Africa’s story too

Africa's heads of state have paid tribute to former president Nelson Mandela, who they say shaped democracy on the continent.

Africa’s PMS approach to democracy

Verashni Pillay hopes Africans can move from a hormonal defence of certain emotive issues to a consistent approach to our democracy.

Senegal replaces foreign, interior ministers in reshuffle

Senegal's President Macky Sall kicked out his foreign and interior ministers in a major government reshuffle on Monday.

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The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

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Conferences connect people to ideas

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SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

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Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences