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Senegal: Sidy Lamine Niasse head of Walfadjiri press group dies

Sidy Lamine Niasse, the head of the Senegalese press group Walfadjiri, passed away on Tuesday morning in Dakar following a heart attack.Born on August 15 , 1950 in Kaolack (center of Senegal), and aged 68, he died at the Principal Hospital in Dakar, according to the private Radio Futurs Médias (RFM).

Besides being the president and director general of Walfadjiri (which owns a daily newspaper, radio and television stations) Sidy Lamine Niasse was a religious leader and a writer.

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