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Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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Fury as Sall's vote delay unleashes mayhem

Coulibaly had blamed Wade for serial budget overshoots on the giant infrastructure projects that he oversaw as a multi-portfolio minister under his father President Abdoulaye Wade (AC Vol 49 No 5 The Wade summit)...

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A crowded field

Also disqualified is Karim Wade son of former president Abdoulaye Wade because of his dual French nationality – which he only surrendered last October too late for Senegal's electoral deadline...


Sonko's long walk to the ballot box

Senegalese also learned from a speech on social media that the other beneficiary of the national dialogue amnesty deal – Karim Wade son of former president Abdoulaye Wade – is to join the election campaign...


No last stand

Just-concluded National Dialogue talks saw the government accept constitutional changes to permit former Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall and Karim Wade the son of ex-president Abdoulaye Wade to stand...


Sonko's trial is Sall's challenge

The two-round voting system enables opponents to unite around a single challenger in the second round – just as happened in 2012 when Sall crushed then incumbent Abdoulaye Wade in the final ballot...


Seck enters a crowded field

A week before declaring his candidacy US attorney James Johnson registered as Seck's political lobbyist in Washington DC having previously been retained by Seck between 2005 and 2007 initially when Seck was jailed for seven months by former President Abdoulaye Wade...


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