The firebrand politician and presidential candidate has faced a number of legal woes in recent years.
Not right away. But if the mood for talks grows, Africa and China hold advantages that could make them vital mediators.
President Macky Sall said ‘around 15 Senegalese people’ died in the accident after their boat capsized near Dakar.
Some opposition leaders and Sonko’s supporters fear the case is an attempt by Senegal’s president to remove a rival.