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Vol 2 (AAC) No 8

Published 1st June 2009


Senegal

Wade's skyscraper legacy

Popular discontent and a lack of transparency threaten China's largest property development deal in West Africa

Kawsara in the Koran is one of the heavenly gardens promised to virtuous Muslims. In Dakar, it is the name of an ambitious property development, the Cité des Affaires Kawsara, which has led to very public headaches for President Abdoulaye Wade and troubled relations with Chinese partners.

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