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Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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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...


Oppositionists and activists struggle to shake out the system

TAKING SHAPE IN SENEGAL Senegal is a relatively stable democracy but the parliamentary polls on 3 June promise to prolong the rancour created by President Abdoulaye Wade's first-round presidential victory on 25 February when the opposition claimed massive fraud and gerrymandering; it is now threatening to boycott the parliamentary elections...


Under new management

Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade was busy with his election campaign so Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo suggested a mediator - Nigerian ex-President Ibrahim Babangida with whom Conté shared a common enemy the Liberian warlord Charles Taylor...


Chirac's last Cannes-Cannes

Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade preparing his own re-election campaign said he was 'very worried' by the two candidates...


Wade gets his way

Two days after the 25 February election President Abdoulaye Wade's supporters were celebrating noisily in Dakar's Place d'Indépendence and claiming victory...


Senegal Elections 2007

A common complaint was that people have yet to feel the trickle down of the 4-5% economic growth that the country has been averaging since President Abdoulaye Wade's crushing victory in 2000 a sentiment made more acute when coupled with the rising costs of living and stagnating wages...


Two peas in a pod

On good terms with both President Abdoulaye Wade and Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh who has just organised his own re-election Sylla helped Conté's old friend João Bernardo 'Nino' Vieira with his successful election bid in Guinea Bissau...


The snubbing of Sudan

The debate on the future of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NePAD) did not materialise probably because its leading critic Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade was back home campaigning for the elections on 25 February (AC Vol 48 No 2)...


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