Uncertainty Over One of Africa’s Shining Star Democracies

Written by: Jadalyn Eagens On March 3, 2021, protests uncharacteristically broke out in Senegal. According to the Economist, the country has been considered as one of the “beacons of peace and democracy” within Africa, further stating that Senegal had never faced a coup or harsh authoritarianism.  So what made this relatively peaceful country break out…