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.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.