- Vol 48 No 20
- 5th October 2007
Karim Wade, the son of President Abdoulaye Wade, is the subject of complaints about the award of Senegal's third mobile phone licence to Sudatel, whose closest competitor, Celtel (owned by Zain of Kuwait) offered US$210 million, outbidding Sudatel by $10 ...
- Vol 48 No 5
- 2nd March 2007
After the octogenarian President's electoral victory, the speculation about his successor will start
- Vol 48 No 4
- 16th February 2007
Turnout was high across Senegal, with early results giving the President a lead and indicating a strong showing by the formerly governing Parti Socialiste
- Vol 48 No 3
- 2nd February 2007
After weeks of negotiations, many expected President Abdoulaye Wade to announce the return of former Prime Minister Idrissa Seck to the governing Parti Démocratique Sénégalais and an electoral deal for the presidential elections on 25...
- Vol 47 No 25
- 15th December 2006
Since March, fighting has raged between rebels and troops in Senegal's southern Casamance province, driving more than 10,000 refugees across the border. Rebel fighters crossed too: their leader, Salif Sadio, slipped over to evade capture by Guinea Bissau ...
- Vol 46 No 15
- 22nd July 2005
Wade's winning slogan was 'Sopi' (change); now he faces the same demand from his old rival
- Vol 45 No 13
- 25th June 2004
Though President Wade is criticised for his frequent changes, Senegal is seen as a bastion
- Vol 44 No 2
- 24th January 2003
Sindiély Wade, daughter of President Abdoulaye Wade, chose to compete in the Paris-Dakar rally the one year the rally came nowhere near the Senegalese capital. Part of Nissan's Team Dessoude, Wade and co-driver Didier Pelletier finished 58th in a N...
- Vol 43 No 13
- 28th June 2002
Senegal's 1-0 quarter-final defeat by Turkey this week means that an African soccer team has not yet reached a World Cup semi-final (Cameroon lost a 1990 quarter-final to England). Still, much of the world rejoiced with President Abdoulaye Wade that Seneg...
Strong at international conferences, the President faces criticism at home