Senegal clashes erupt as court clears Wade poll bid

BBC – Violence has broken out in Senegal after the country’s top court ruled that President Abdoulaye Wade can run for a third term in office next month. Protesters set buildings and barricades on fire in the capital. A policeman was killed in the unrest, officials say. The court also barred Senegal’s best-known music star Youssou N’Dour – an opponent of Mr Wade – from standing. Read article