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Senegal’s Faye appoints ally Ousmane Sonko as prime minister

Speaking after his appointment, Sonko said he would present Faye with a full list of proposed ministerial appointments for his approval.

Bassirou Diomaye Faye sworn in as Senegal's new president

In his first speech as president-elect, Faye promised to fight corruption and reform the economy.

Togo adopts new constitution allowing parliament to elect country's president

Gnassingbe -- in power since 2005 -- succeeded his father General Gnassingbe Eyadema, who seized power in a coup more than 50 years ago.

From Prison to President: Who is Diomaye Faye, the anti-establishment candidate handed Sonko’s “birth right” as Senegal’s next president?

When sworn in, Faye will be Senegal’s youngest ever president celebrating his 44th birthday on the day of his election victory.

Young Opposition Candidate, Diomaye Faye Wins Senegal’s Presidential Election

Bassirou Diomaye Faye is the anointed candidate of Senegal’s popular and controversial opposition politician Ousmane Sonko.

Senegal’s Bassirou Diomaye Faye takes early lead in presidential election

A second round of voting will only take place if no candidate secures the more than 50 percent majority required to prevent a run-off.

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