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Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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Remaking an old relationship

Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo has called the postcolonial defence agreements hypocritical but Senegal's Abdoulaye Wade fears countries could slide into civil war without the stabilising effect of French troops who dominate EU peacekeeping forces in Chad and CAR...


Fifteen years of one-man rule

President Abdoulaye Wade barely hides his contempt for Jammeh but the only serious rift came four years ago when Gambia tried to tax Senegalese traders at the border...


Wade dynasty

By promoting his son Karim Wade into the government of new Prime Minister Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye on 1 May President Abdoulaye Wade has revived his project for a hereditary presidency...


Une affaire de famille

Disaster has struck President Abdoulaye Wade’s coalition led by his Parti Démocratique Sénégalais at the polls on 22 March...

Abdoulaye Baldé a former police commissioner saw service under former President Abdou Diouf then under Abdoulaye Wade before enlisting with Karim Wade who seemed headed for supreme power...


Omer the outlaw

In Khartoum a previously sympathetic President Abdoulaye Wade told Omer Senegal could not give him refuge as it was party to the ICC...


Diversions and deviations at the Summit

After several other African leaders including Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe had supported Museveni's criticism of Gadaffi and his ideas Senegal's Abdoulaye Wade told Gadaffi that the majority had spoken against his position...


A popular putsch, so far

Some African leaders notably Senegal's Abdoulaye Wade and Libya's Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi are backing the putschists and have called for them to be given more time...


Before and after the voting

President Abdoulaye Wade is still formally in control of the party but seems baffled by its divisions at the top and the grassroots...


Wade's monumental error

The latest grand projet from President Abdoulaye Wade - the US$30 million Monument de la Renaissance Africaine - has quickly become an extreme parody of bad government in the eyes of many Senegalese...


Mittal's meltdown

The suspension has embarrassed and frustrated Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade who had been showcasing the project as an example of African-Asian cooperation and his government's negotiating prowess...


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