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Senegal panel suggests delayed polls be held in June to end crisis

Senegal panel suggests delayed polls be held in June to end crisis

SENEGAL'S National Dialogue Commission will propose a delayed presidential election be held on June 2 and recommend President Macky Sall remain in office until his successor is sworn in, commission member Ndiawar Paye said on Tuesday. The West African nation, set to become an oil and gas producer by the end of the year, has been thrown into an unprecedented political crisis after Sall postponed the election initially scheduled for February 25. The date proposal follows two days of dialogue organised by Sall as a way to ease tensions. His and parliament's failed bid to postpone the February 25 poll by 10…
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