"Dumsor" everywhere Senegalese to protest over rampant power cuts

This announcement comes after the head of the state electricity company was sacked and the minister of energy was replaced in response to growing public discontent over the power shortages.

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Youth from the Y'En A Marre group. play

Youth from the Y'En A Marre group.

(SeneNews.com)
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Ghana is surely not the only country where erratic power supply is pushing locals to a breaking point.

In Senegal, the protest movement Y'en a Marre - or Fed Up - that was at the forefront of mass demonstrations against a third term for President Abdoulaye Wade in 2012 - have announced a new series of rallies for the end of Ramadan, local media reports.

The man in the newspaper cartoon says: "There is electricity in the air - good it will supply households that suffer power cuts." play

The man in the newspaper cartoon says: "There is electricity in the air - good it will supply households that suffer power cuts."

(La Tribune / BBC)

 

This time they are about the repeated power cuts in the country.

This announcement comes after the head of the state electricity company was sacked and the minister of energy was replaced in response to growing public discontent over the power shortages.

Y'en a Marre is the Senegalese equivalent of OccupyGhana

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