The impact of Senegal’s upcoming presidential election on stability in Africa

Senegal, known for its stable democracy in Africa, is facing tension as President Macky Sall announces a new date for the presidential election following protests. The president’s decision not to seek a third term is seen as a step towards respecting constitutional limits. The country’s history of avoiding military coups is at stake as unrest continues. The dissolution of the government and replacement of the Prime Minister indicate a shift towards focusing on the electoral process. With the upcoming election, Senegal’s political landscape is set to undergo significant changes that could impact not only its own stability but also the broader dynamics of democracy in Africa.