Senegal votes with incumbent president Sall confident of win

President Macky Sall is widely expected to win re-election after two of his main rivals were barred from running.

Senegal‘s president is banking on a booming economy for his re-election bid in Sunday’s vote.

But opposition candidates are focusing on poverty and unemployment, which are pushing people to seek a better life abroad.

These are two wildly disparate views of Senegal, but now it is up to the six million voters of Senegal to decide which rings more true.

Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from Dakar.