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Vol 51 No 21

Published 22nd October 2010


Super-Minister Wade

President Abdoulaye Wade’s son, Karim Wade, already holds the Senegalese government’s most senior position, as what the Dakar press calls ‘Super-minister’ in charge of International Cooperation, Air Transport and Infrastructure. But on 4 October, he added yet another string to his bow by taking over the most strategically vital – and potentially most lucrative – portfolio to become Energy Minister.

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