Jump to navigation

Senegal

Senegal

Population: 15.41 mn.
GDP: $14.68 bn.
Debt: $6.63 bn.

news from Senegal

Category: all

Found 90 articles.

Displaying 41-50 out of 90 results.

Power cuts without responsibility

Chaotic energy policy causes lengthy power cuts – and urban unrest

It is a symbol of the politics behind Senegal’s energy crisis. The North Korean-built African Renaissance monument on the hill above the darkened capital was bathed in light. Below...


Refineries and rivalries

The Chairman of the Board of the Société africaine de raffinage (SAR) is Serigne Mboup, a one-time ally of former Prime Minister Macky Sall, who is expected to challenge President ...


One day, son

On 22 June, President Abdoulaye Wade – officially 84 but probably nearer 90 – was about to propose a constitutional amendment to secure a guaranteed third term in February’s electi...


Wade wants to stay on

Wade looks to farm prices and prestige for electoral success

Despite a growing sense that he is losing his political touch, President Abdoulaye Wade is determined to stand in February’s presidential election, people close to him have told Af...


Madické Niang

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senegal

Senegal’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Madické Niang has kept up a busy Asian schedule this year. February took him to Delhi for meetings with his counterpart, SM Krishna. He co-cha...


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 Internationa...


He’s old but he’s running

President Wade is set to take the presidency again but his favourite son is not sure to follow

At 84 and still looking chipper, President Abdoulaye Wade plans to run for the presidency again in 2012. His advisors insist he is full of ideas and enthusiasm and he has begun to ...


Displaying 41-50 out of 90 results.