Polls close in Senegal election that President Sall is tipped to win

Senegal's President and candidate for the presidential elections Macky Sall speaks after casting his vote at a polling station in Fatick, Senegal February 24, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

DAKAR/FATICK, Senegal (Reuters) – Senegal voted on Sunday in an election President Macky Sall is expected to win after strong economic growth in his first term, although rights groups criticized him for squeezing out rivals. Supporters chanted “Ole, Ole,” and flashed “V” for victory signs as Sall cast his vote in his hometown of Fatick. […]

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