The main opposition party in Senegal says its leader, Ousmane Sonko, has ended a hunger strike he began following his arrest in late July. 

Mr Sonko, a fierce critic of President Macky Sall, had been charged with insurrection, undermining state security and terrorist activity. 

He had already been banned from standing in next year’s presidential election after a court sentenced him to two years in prison for morally corrupting a young woman. 

Muslim leaders had urged him to end his hunger strike. 

He was admitted to intensive care unit last month after his health deteriorated.


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