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Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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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)...


No deal for Seck

After weeks of negotiations many expected President Abdoulaye Wade to announce the return of former Prime Minister Idrissa Seck to the governing Parti Démocratique Sénégalais and an electoral deal for the presidential elections on 25 February...


How to run a continent

Like many Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade thinks the African Union's New Partnership for Africa's Development (NePAD) has failed after five years of existence...


Annivesaries and elections

Grands projets A presidential election is due in Senegal on 25 February along with parliamentary polls that President Abdoulaye Wade postponed for a year because he said of the cost; the opposition claimed it was because he feared the result...


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