Senegal President, Macky Sall has urged police to take all appropriate measures to ensure security.

This comes after deadly protests over the trial of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko.

Report says at least one person died in the clashes between Mr. Sonko’s supporters and the police.

Meanwhile, there have been protests in cities across the country over Mr. Sonko’s trial on accusations of defaming the tourism minister a member of Mr. Sall’s party.

Mr. Sonko however says the real purpose of the trial is to disqualify him from running for the presidency in next year’s elections.


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