Drama unfolded at the National Assembly of Senegal last week during the election of Speaker (President) of the former French colony’s 14th Legislature when the ruling coalition Benno Bokk Yaakaar, elected Dr. Amadou Mame Diop as Speaker instead of their head of Campagne Mrs. Aminata Mimi Toure, former Prime Minister […]
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Statement by President Adama Barrow at the 2022 Legislative Year State of the Nation Address
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This is No State of the Nation Address!
When the Constitution demands that the President delivers the state of the nation address at least once a year on the condition of the country, it does not mean that such address should only be about the plans and intentions of the Government. Section 77(1) rather intends that the President […]
Mayor of Richard-Toll Amadou Mame Diop elected as new President of Senegal’s National Assembly
Amadou Mame Diop, mayor of Richard-Toll, located in the Saint Louis region of Senegal has been elected as the new President of the 14th Legislature of Senegal’s National Assembly. Diop’s election was conducted following a heated confrontation between the Parliamentarians (the opposition and the ruling) on Monday, 12th September 2022 […]