Members of Senegal's opposition.

Senegalese President Macky Sall announced Friday that he would comply with a court order to conduct the country’s presidential election as soon as possible, after he attempted to delay the polls until December. The controversy is just the latest close call for Senegal’s democracy, which has significantly eroded under Sall.

President Macky Sall's tenure in Senegal has been marked by efforts to strengthen the country's economy and political stability, but his administration has faced criticism for its handling of human rights issues and crackdowns on political opposition.

Senegalese President Macky Sall announced on Saturday that he had indefinitely postponed the country’s presidential election, a move the opposition has denounced as an attack on West Africa’s most stable democracy.

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