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Senegalese staged a widespread demonstration against Macky Sall ‘s administration, which kidnapped opposition leader Ousman Sonko on his way to a court hearing two days ago. Sonko, a 46-year-old leader of the opposition Pastef party and a former presidential nominee who finished third in the 2019 elections, is a former presidential candidate. However, his political career was cast into doubt last month when an employee at a spa where he claimed to have gone for back massages filed rape charges against him. According to him, the accusation of rape is an “attempt at political liquidation,” as he accused President Macky Sall of fomenting a political conspiracy against him. Despite the fa... Full story

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