Kizilkree With the decentralization reform, the mayor of Dakar has lost some control over the resources of the individual communes that form the capital district, but the position remains highly coveted given the visibility it provides and the size of the electorate in Dakar. Senegal: a constitution out of the blue — Africa Research Institute Key among the newly passed amendments is the one reducing the duration of presidential terms from 7 to 5 years art. The number of seats was this year increased to fromto give room for 15 seats for the Senegalese diaspora that for the first time will have direct ncri. Full text of sky and telescope pdf internet archive. When Sall ran and won against Wade inhe was backed by a large opposition coalition with roots in the Assises. It is unlikely to be completely scrapped and replaced.

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To improve the daily lives of the most disadvantaged. Biography President Macky Sall was born on December 11, in Fatick, the town to which he served as Mayor from to President Sall was Prime Minister for three years from to , and also acted as President of the Senegalese National Assembly from to Elected fourth President of the Republic of Senegal in March of , he took office on April 2, Youth and Education Born into a family of four siblings, President Macky Sall was raised in Fatick central western region of the country and in the Fouta region in the north of Senegal.

He would soon leave the movement, sharing neither its political ideas nor the boycott strategy it adopted toward the presidential election against the Left wing. Instead, Mr. Sall cast his vote for the Liberal Party, doing so again in the presidential elections. He is a member of several national and international associations of geologists and geophysicists. He held that position until June 19, , thus becoming the longest-servingPrime Minister at that time under the President.

Initially little-known, he made his mark from his first keynote speech addressing the leaders of the opposition to introduce his general policy. He left office in Sall announced his departure from the Senegalese Democratic Party PDS as well as his removal from all offices he held thanks to the presidential party.

With his eyes on the Senegalese presidential election of , Mr. In , according to an opinion poll, he was in the lead to win the presidential race in Dakar and in his own region. Sall took second place in the first round, with The outgoing President called Mr. Sall on the same evening to congratulate him before the results were officially proclaimed by the Constitutional Council Furthermore, Mr.

To help reduce the cost of living, the government announced a price reduction on oil, rice, and sugar. Retirement pensions were raised and peasants received emergency subsidies. To save the school year, several national conferences on education were planned. In the field of foreign policy, he focused on rebuilding traditional alliances and allowing Senegal to regain an important diplomatic role in Africa. The fifteen reform measures were aimed at: anchoring constitutional stability; modernizing, stabilizing and consolidating democracy; reinforcing the rule of law; and improving good governance in public affairs.

By conducting this reform, in line with the third pillar of the Plan for an Emerging Senegal, President Macky Sall supported the effectiveness and efficiency of State institutions, democratic consolidation, transparency in the management of public affairs, and made a plea in favor of the reinforcement of the rule of law and the representativeness of citizens. Furthermore, the consultation of March 20 attested to the political maturity of Senegalese people.

The Macky Sall administration is now working in conjunction with all stakeholders to take the measures needed for the effective implementation of these reforms adopted by the people. February Re-elected for a second term of office On 24 February , President Macky Sall was re-elected for a second five-year term of office He won the poll outright in the first round, taking The election saw the highest turnout ever recorded at a Senegalese election, at International and Senegalese observers alike all praised the way the ballot was organised and stated that the vote was both free and fair, due in no small part to the maturity of the Senegalese people.

On being sworn in for his second term on 2 April , President Macky Sall again called for inclusive, constructive and open dialogue on all the major factors affecting the country, including political, economic and social issues.

The President also took the opportunity to reiterate his priorities for his second term.


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