Babacar Kanté

Babacar Kanté is senior lecturer in public law and political science and director of the Unite d’Enseignement et de Recherche de Sciences Juridiques at the University of Saint-Louis in Saint-Louis, Senegal. Formerly he was chairman of the department of public law at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar. This essay was translated from the French by Philip Costopoulos.