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The dancing Senegalese man

Senegal voted this weekend. Abdoulaye Wade is gone after 12 years. Macky Sall, once Wade’s protege and variously prime minister and minister of mining under the old man is now in charge. We hope to have a few post election analyses posts up in the next few days. Till then enjoy the exuberance of “the dancing man” filmed by Al Jazeera journalist Azad Essa in Dakar last night.

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Where does Africa end and the Middle East begin?

Azad Essa’s recent article for Al Jazeera, “In Search of an African Revolution” addresses the role of international media in prioritizing the so-called ‘Arab’ revolutions that are taking place in…..