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Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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Wade poll shock

President Abdoulaye Wade’s failed to clear the 50% hurdle in the first round of the presidential election on 26 February and must slug it out again on 18 March...


Diplomatic challenge

He lamented the lack of public criticism of President Abdoulaye Wade’s attempts to take a third term in Senegal...


Wade rallies

After looking distinctly lacklustre in recent weeks President Abdoulaye Wade’s prospects for re-election have brightened considerably while the opposition looks divided and riot police keep the streets on lockdown...


Wade digs his heels in

The prospects for massively increased violence in Dakar are strong after several people died in the last days of January during opposition rallies against President Abdoulaye Wade...


President Sall’s priorities

The new President is making discrete changes to relations with Asian countries established under his predecessor Abdoulaye Wade...


Macky Sall

His victory in the second-round runoff ended Abdoulaye Wade’s twelve years in power along with his attempts to secure a third term...


N’Dour wades in

The entrance of international pop star media mogul and child of the Dakar slums Youssou N'Dour on to the political stage has galvanised the race for the presidency and introduced a note of desperation into the campaign of a hitherto complacent President Abdoulaye Wade...


Don't call us

Rioting over power cuts and bids to change the constitution had already hurt President Abdoulaye Wade and his son Karim politically and now they seem also to have lost the confidence of the powerful Françafrique network of Francophone African leaders and top French politicians and business executives...


Power cuts without responsibility

ITOC is a Senegalese trading company that belongs to the reclusive businessman Abdoulaye (‘Baba’) Diaw who runs it with Moustapha Niasse one-time Prime Minister and now sworn enemy of President Abdoulaye Wade and leader of the Alliance des forces de progrès...


Refineries and rivalries

The Chairman of the Board of the Société africaine de raffinage (SAR) is Serigne Mboup a one-time ally of former Prime Minister Macky Sall who is expected to challenge President Abdoulaye Wade at the next election...


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