Renowned journalist and proprietor of the Wal -fadjri Press Group in Senegal Alhadji Sidy Lamin Niasse
has passed away this morning, December 4, 2018 at the Hôpital Principal in Dakar.
Niasse, 68, had a sudden death to the surpise of many , as no one knows about his sickness. He was
last seen in public functions on October 19 in Tivaouane, on the occasion of the Maouloud Nabi, where
he was one of the speakers.
He hailed from the family of the late Islamic scholar Mame Khalifa Niasse in Kaolack, Senegal.
Indeed, Senegal has lost a great journalist, democrat, activist and opinion leader.