Senegal transport workers end strike

An overnight strike by Senegalese transport workers see many people turn to motorcycles or even horse-drawn vehicles to move about. – AFP pic, December 4, 2021.

SENEGALESE transport unions ended a strike overnight from Friday to Saturday, which had paralysed capital Dakar and other regions over police harassment and illicit competition.

Although there remained “some stumbling blocks” in talks with the government, transport workers would give politicians a month to sort through all the problems, said Gora Khouma of the CUSTRS union.

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