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Extra protests are anticipated in Dakar, Senegal at present as opposition chief Ousmane Sonko is due in courtroom on libel prices. Yesterday, safety forces fired tear and stun grenades to disperse his supporters and outlets closed early. Sonko had been charged with libel, for accusing the tourism minister of embezzlement. He mentioned the fees have been a tactic to eradicate him from the presidential race. FRANCE 24’s Sharon Gaffney and Oliva Bizot inform us extra about Ousmane Sonko.