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Senegal

Senegal

Population: 15.85 mn.
GDP: $16.38 bn.
Debt: $8.89 bn.

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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 ...


Fifty years on, forget the first forty

An enormous statue and some airbrushed history were President Wade’s tributes to 50 years of nationhood

Fifty years of independence, with no break in democratic rule, might seem a sufficient cause for celebration in Senegal. Yet President Abdoulaye Wade chose instead to celebrate his...


CDC goes offshore

A mining company in which the British government is the biggest shareholder is using Mauritius-registered front companies to avoid paying millions of dollars in taxes on its minera...


The long shadow of dollar diplomacy

Five years after Senegal’s break in diplomatic relations with Taiwan, the island state which only has 23 diplomatic allies continues to haunt political life. At the heart of the ...


Wade dynasty

By promoting his son Karim Wade into the government of new Prime Minister Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye on 1 May, President Abdoulaye Wade has revived his project for a hereditary presid...


Une affaire de famille

Voters in the local elections have turned down President Wade’s political plans for himself and his son Karim

Disaster has struck President Abdoulaye Wade’s coalition, led by his Parti Démocratique Sénégalais, at the polls on 22 March. The rural, municipal and regional elections marked his...


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