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Famed Senegal Singer May Run for Mayor of Dakar

Senegalese musician Youssou N’dour returned to the political world recently to support President Macky Sall’s re-election in 2017 and consider his own intention to become Dakar’s mayor in municipal elections on June 29. The Grammy-winning singer, percussionist and composer has taken Senegal's popular 'mbalax' music to a worldwide audience. He is also a successful businessman and owns a newspaper as well as a radio and TV station in the West African country. He briefly...

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