2019 in Senegal
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Events in the year 2019 in Senegal.
- February 24 – President Macky Sall wins a second term with 58% of the vote in the 2019 Senegalese presidential election.
- July 29 — Journalist Adama Gaye (Kapital Afrik, Jeune Afrique, France 24, TV5Monde, and Al Jazeera) is arrested and charged with acting to compromise public security and offending the president.
- September 29 — President Macky Sall pardons his rival, the former mayor of Dakar, Khalifa Sall, who was jailed in 2018 for corruption.
- November 19 – West Africa's largest mosque opens in Touba at a cost of US $50 million.
- December 11 – Music legend Baaba Maal, who was born in Podor promises to fight to stop the desertification in the Sahel by planting trees.
- December 24 – Midnight mass is celebrated as the first event leading to the reopening of the Cathedral of Saint Louis, the first Christian Church in West Africa, in the city of Saint-Louis, Senegal.
- 18 February – Kor Sarr, footballer (b. 1975).
- 1 March – Maïmouna Kane, politician (b. 1937).
- 18 November – Colette Senghor, 93, wife of Léopold Sédar Senghor, died in Verson, Normandy, France.
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- "Senegalese authorities arrest critical journalist Adama Gaye", Committee to Protect Journalists, August 9, 2019, retrieved August 10, 2019
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- Senegal inaugurates largest mosque in West Africa by Nicolas Haque, Al Jazeera, 19 Nov 2020
- The music legend fighting to stop desertification in the Sahel BBC News, Retrieved 21 Jan 2020
- El renacimiento del primer templo cristiano en África Occidental El Pais (Madrid), 26 Dec 2020
- "L'ancien joueur du Stade Malherbe Caen, Korr Sarr, est décédé". tendanceouest.com (in French). Retrieved 19 February 2019.
- Nécrologie : Maimouna Kane, première femme ministre tire sa révérence (in French)
- Colette Senghor, wife of Senegal's poet-president, dies in France Al Jazeera, 19 Nov 2019