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Ousmane Sonko

9 Jan
Ousman Sonko, Gambia's former interior minister under Yahya Jammeh, faces trial for crimes against humanity in Switzerland. Alleged victims hail a landmark day for justice. Also, Ivory Coast's capital is already buzzing with excitement as football fans gear up for the Africa Cup of Nations in Abidjan.
31 Jul 2023
Senegal's opposition leader Ousmane Sonko has been mired in a flurry of legal woes, which he says are a bid to keep him out of politics.
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Senegalese leading opposition figure, Ousmane Sonko has been sentenced to two years in prison on Thursday for “corrupting youth”. The court acquitted Sonko, a candidate in the 2024 presidential election, of rape charges and issuing death threats, but jailed him for corrupting the country's young people.

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