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Vol 54 No 2

Published 18th January 2013


Wade’s barons under scrutiny

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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