Posts tagged Senegal


“People, fundamentally, wherever you are in the world, want the same things”: In Conversation with Dr Jacqueline M. Applegate of Bayer pharmaceuticals

Good career advice is hard to come by. Fortunately for all of us, Dr Jacqueline M. Applegate, the subject of a new interview on This Is Africa has it in spades. “In order to excel in your career, my advice is to be 100% committed to figuring out how to make your dreams a reality. Take the cards you’ve been dealt, play your hand well, and enjoy the journey!”

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Senegal’s referendum of contention

On 20 March, Senegalese citizens went to the polls to vote on a constitutional referendum initiated by President Macky Sall. Participants had to vote either ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on the 15-point proposed reform plan, which includes reducing the presidential term from seven years to five. A majority of 62.7% voted in favour of the changes, according to the preliminary results released on 23 March.