Blogger lampoons Senegalese singer's foray into politics
Senegalese singer, Demba Dia, eying the mayoralty of a district in Dakar, has announced his own political party.
Blog Politique au Senegal thinks Dia's candidacy is hardly serious [Fr]…
"…he names no one, is angry at no one, does not position himself in relation to anything and isn't exactly overflowing with imagination as judged by the platform he has laid out."
…but neither is politics in Senegal!
Of course, the phenomenon of entertainers, actors, rock stars, footballers, getting involved in politics is hardly unique to Senegal. Chrisou, a reader, comments:
"I am not Senegalese…but I really liked the cartoon and the slogan! It could even be applied in more than a few countries…
There's not a lot about Demba Dia online, but here is one of his music videos on YouTube, posted by a member who calls Dia “the King of
Posted by Jennifer Brea
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