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- Macky Sall, former Prime Minister under Abdoulaye Wade's administration, is elected President of Senegal.
- Mamadou Dia, the first Prime Minister of Senegal, dies at age 98.
- After Senegal's parliamentary elections, Macky Sall resigns as Prime Minister and President Abdoulaye Wade appoints former Deputy Minister for the Budget Cheikh Hadjibou Soumar in his stead.
- Voters in Senegal go to the polls to elect their next president, with incumbent Abdoulaye Wade facing a range of challengers including two former Prime Ministers: Moustapha Niasse and Idrissa Seck.
- Senegalese Judge Malick LaMotte sentences Khalifa Sall, mayor of Dakar, Senegal, to a five-year term for fraud.