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Senegal

Karim Meïssa Wade

Date of Birth: 01/9/1968
Place of Birth: Paris


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Sall safe for second term

He has the advantage of incumbency in a much-reduced field of candidates following the publication of the Constitutional Council's 3 January decision to accept just five: the incumbent; former president Abdoulaye Wade's son Karim Wade; the rising opposition firebrand Ousmane Sonko; Dakar's jailed former mayor Khalifa Sall; and the virtually unknown Issa Sall who leads the University of the Sahel (AC Vol 58 No 16 Who loves ya BBY...

Finally Karim Wade a former minister is domiciled in Qatar and not expected to campaign in Senegal...


A well-oiled machine

Petro-Tim obtained a licence to prospect for oil in the Cayar Offshore Profond and Saint Louis Offshore Profond from the then President Abdoulaye Wade's son Infrastructure and Energy minister Karim Wade in 2012...

Mame Mbaye Niang the tourism minister and one of Macky Sall's most vociferous cheerleaders – this month he created the Plateforme Senegal 2035 to support Sall's re-election bid – accused Sonko of plagiarism and being in cahoots with Abdoulaye and Karim Wade...

Karim Wade who lives in Qatar was convicted for corruption and then pardoned but he remains excluded from the race on nationality grounds even if he could win the backing of his father's Parti démocratique Sénégalais (AC Vol 55 No 24 Sall clears the decks & Vol 57 No 14 Mercy and Machiavelli)...


Not lacking convictions

Meanwhile Karim Wade – son of former President Abdoulaye Wade – insists he will return from Qatar to campaign for the presidency...


President plays by his rules

The government has also faced loud complaints by the opposition since it announced that Karim Wade the son of former President Abdoulaye Wade and designated presidential candidate of the Parti démocratique sénégalais (PDS) is not on the electoral roll...

A new report from Amnesty International calls Khalifa Sall's original trial and conviction unfair and also criticises the conduct of the earlier corruption trial of Karim Wade...

The CREI convicted Karim Wade over his stewardship of a multi-portfolio ministerial empire sentencing him to six years in prison and a €210 mn...


Timis's seam of woe

The deal was arranged with Oil and Energy Minister at the time Karim Wade son of the then President Abdoulaye Wade...

Karim Wade was sentenced to six years in gaol for illegally hiding away funds in offshore companies in the British Virgin Islands and Panama...


Mercy and Machiavelli

The release on 24 June of Karim Wade son of the previous President immediately stirred suspicion that President Macky Sall had one eye on next year's elections...

It is not yet clear whether Karim Wade who remains liable for the 210 mn...


Sall tries to look strong

He wants his son Karim Wade freed from prison where he is serving a sentence for corruption and to help him to the presidency (AC Vol 56 No 7 Karim's presidential appeal)...


Frank’s fickle fortunes

It was Wade's son Karim Wade then Energy Minister who signed the original contract with Timis but Timis appears to have switched his local ally after Wade Senior lost the presidential election in 2012...


Timis under scrutiny

Tension between the two powerful political families has grown since Wade's son Karim Wade was convicted of corruption in March (AC Vol 56 No 7 Karim's presidential appeal)...


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