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Those who said new President Sall was too compromised to go after crooks from Wade’s time in office have been proved wrong

The novelty of being invited at all times of the day and night to turn up at the Gendarmerie in Colobane wore off long ago for former ministers and other senior figures from the Parti démocratique sénégalais (PDS). The investigations are authorised by the court in charge of preventing ill-gotten gains, the Cour de répression de l’enrichissement illicite (CREI).The PDS barons and other allies of former President Abdoulaye Wade can hardly say they weren’t warned.

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Abdoulaye Wade, Macky Sall, Karim Wade, Gabon, Abdou Diouf, Alioune Ndao, Madické Niang, Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye, Ousmane Ngom, Abdoulaye Baldé, Oumar Sarr, Samuel Sarr, Côte d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, Laurent Gbagbo, Mali, Dakar’s most infamous guest, Hissène Habré, Chadian, Belgium, Abdoul Mbaye, Morocco, Gendarmerie, Parti démocratique sénégalais, Cour de répression de l’enrichissement illicite, Société des pétroles du Sénégal, Agence nationale de l’organisation de la conférence islamique, Yonnu Yokkute, Office national de lutte contre la fraude et la corruption, Mouvement des forces démocratiques de la Casamance, Compagnie bancaire de l’Afrique occidentale, Groupe Attijariwafa

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