Popular Singer Wants To Be Senegal's Next President
By: Ofeibea Quist-Arcton
January 4, 2012
In Senegal and around the world, Youssou N'Dour is a well known singer. But now he's decided to run for president, and is challenging Senegal's veteran leader and other candidates in next month's election. N'Dour is best known for his 1994 hit "7 Seconds" with Neneh Cherry.
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