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How Bassirou Diomaye Faye went from prison to Senegal's next president in 2 weeks

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with reporter Jessica Donati about the election of Bassirou Diomaye Faye in Senegal. The 44-year-old former tax inspector won an upset victory less than two weeks after he was incarcerated as a political prisoner.



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