The Take: Senegal won back its election, but who will win the vote?

Senegal’s democracy stands to prove itself with Sunday’s vote for a new president.

Students walks as they pass an electoral billboard of the Senegalese presidential candidate Bassirou Diomaye Faye, who is backed in the March 24 election by opposition leader Ousmane Sonko, in Dakar, Senegal, March 20, 2024
Students pass a billboard for opposition presidential candidate Bassirou Diomaye Faye in Dakar, Senegal [Luc Gnago/Reuters]

Senegal’s democracy was teetering after the presidential election was postponed. Now it’s back on track and slated for this Sunday, but what will voters choose for their future?

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This episode was produced by Fahrinisa Campana, David Enders and Amy Walters with our host, Malika Bilal. David Enders and Khaled Soltan fact-checked this episode.

Our sound designer is Alex Roldan. Our lead of audience development and engagement is Aya Elmileik, and Adam Abou-Gad is our engagement producer.

Alexandra Locke is The Take’s executive producer. Ney Alvarez is Al Jazeera’s head of audio.

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Source: Al Jazeera