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Open Mike Special : Senegalese Presidential Elections 2019. Roundup and more results! (Sunday, 24th February 2019)

February 25, 2019

Today is election day in Senegal and results are coming out fast. Senior broadcaster Tamsier Joof hosts a special edition of Open Mike from our London studio joined by our field journalists in Senegal namely:  Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac),  Ousseynou Sow, Doudou Thiane, Alex Sagna, Fatou Dieng, Dame Ndiaye. Roundup and more results! Incumbent - President Macky Sall also gives his reactions to this presidential election. Although more results are due to come out, and the official results are not expected until next Friday, 1st March 2019, Tamsier "confirms" that Macky Sall has won. All our official documents regarding this election has been posted on Seereer Radio's Facebook. Tamsier also discusses the impact of "Macky's victory" on the Senegalese people.  Join Tamsier tomorrow night for another edition of Open Mike where he delves deeper into the political impact of "Macky's victory." He will be joined by members of the Seereer Radio team.  Look forward to controversy and disagreements from other Seereer Radio presenters. Stay tuned to Seereer Radio! 

Note: As you can hear Tamsier say on this audio, Ousman Sonko's reaction and Tamsier's commentary on that reaction was already played this morning on the Morning Ride Show. It was repeated here on this Open Mike show.

Journalists:

1. Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac) - our Senior reporter in Senegal - reporting from the Fatick region (home and constituency of incumbent President Macky Sall, candidate for (Yakaar) - (Alliance pour la République (APR)), as well as in Thies - constituency of main opposition candidate Idrissa Seck of the Rewmi Party;

2. Ousseynou Sow - reporting from Tambacounda which saw two deaths and several injured during the election campaign as covered on our previous Jeetaay programme;

3. Doudou Thiane - reporting from Jolof (Linguère), Louga region, department of Linguère));

4. Alex Sagna - reporting from Ziguinchor (constituency of opposition candidate Ousman Sonko of the Pastef Party);

5. Fatou Dieng - reporting from Grand Yoff, Dakar; and

6. Dame Ndiaye - reporting from the capital Dakar.

Roundup! More results to come. Incumbent - President Macky Sall also gives his reaction to the presidential elections so far. Stay tuned to Seereer Radio!

Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Sunday, 24th February 2019

Main Presenter :  Tamsier Joof

Reporters :  Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac), Ousseynou Sow, Doudou Thiane, Alex Sagna, Fatou Dieng, Dame Ndiaye

Source language(s) : Seereer, Wolof and French. 

Subjects covered :

Today is election day in Senegal and results are coming out fast. Senior broadcaster Tamsier Joof hosts a special edition of Open Mike from our London studio joined by our field journalists in Senegal namely:  Macaire Ndiaye (DJ Mac),  Ousseynou Sow, Doudou Thiane, Alex Sagna, Fatou Dieng, Dame Ndiaye. Roundup and more results! Incumbent - President Macky Sall also gives his reactions to this presidential election. Although more results are due to come out, and the official results are not expected until next Friday, 1st March 2019, Tamsier "confirms" that Macky Sall has won.  All our official documents regarding this election has been posted on Seereer Radio's Facebook. Tamsier also discusses the impact of "Macky's victory" on the Senegalese people.  Join Tamsier tomorrow night for another edition of Open Mike where he delves deeper into the political impact of "Macky's victory." He will be joined by members of the Seereer Radio team.  Look forward to controversy and disagreements from other Seereer Radio presenters. Stay tuned to Seereer Radio! 

Radio programme : Open Mike

Radio station : Seereer Radio

Owner : The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC)

Collection : The SRC Collection

Date of recording : 24th February 2019

Medium : Audio recording

Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station). Note: As you can hear Tamsier say on this audio, Ousman Sonko's reaction and Tamsier's commentary on that reaction was already played this morning on the Morning Ride Show. It was repeated here on this Open Mike show. Apologies for the background noise.

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