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Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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The Delhi Durbar

'For perhaps the first time in its history Africa finally has a leading trading partner [in India] who does not relate to it through the filter of dependence charity or a colonial mindset ' Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade declared in a signed article in The Hindu newspaper...


Two continents, one food crisis

The Director of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation Jacques Diouf calls for international aid to meet the food deficit; he is from Senegal whose President Abdoulaye Wade calls food aid a'swindle' and the'scandal of the century' which should be investigated by international legal authorities...


West Africa looks east

President Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal was invited along with the Presidents of Algeria Egypt Ethiopia Ghana Nigeria South Africa and Tanzania to represent the continent at the Africa section of July's G8 meeting to be hosted by Japan...


Not quite indispensable

'Europe has nearly lost the battle of competition in Africa ' declared Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade...


Mbeki to the rescue

Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade is proposing a new initiative and the AU is considering sending its Chairman Alpha Oumar Konaré to mediate...


Two crocodiles

Octogenarian President Abdoulaye Wade and his 65-year-old South African counterpart Thabo Mbeki seem to disagree about many things especially the African Union and the New Partnership for African Development (NePAD)...


Wading in

First they think President Abdoulaye Wade's government is weak and incompetent...

Until recently the leading contender for the PDS presidential nomination had been Macky Sall the Speaker of the National Assembly who was Abdoulaye Wade's Prime Minister in 2004-2007 and ran Wade's re-election campaign...

Seck was then accepted as the 'spiritual son' and 'natural successor' to Abdoulaye Wade...


Wrong number again

Karim Wade the son of President Abdoulaye Wade is the subject of complaints about the award of Senegal's third mobile phone licence to Sudatel whose closest competitor Celtel (owned by Zain of Kuwait) offered US$210 million outbidding Sudatel by $10 mn...


Rapture not rupture

In Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade clapped politely in support of France's selective immigration policy while Sarkozy argued that African societies restrict intellectual and material progress in a badly-received speech at Dakar’s Cheikh Anta Diop University...


Nkrumah's second coming

Yet it was evident from the start that there was little common ground between a minority group calling for the immediate formation of a Union Government led by Libyan leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi and Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade and the majority group led by Africa's biggest economies of Algeria South Africa Nigeria and Kenya which paid obeisance to Nkrumah's memory and the pan-African vision but saw the road to African political unity as a long and arduous one...


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