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Karim Meïssa Wade

Date of Birth: 01/9/1968
Place of Birth: Paris


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Karim the successor

The presidential succession of Karim Wade is far from a fait accompli, not least because his father, Abdoulaye Wade, does not yet want to step down...

The lawsuit accused Badji - widely seen as a mentor to Karim Wade - President Wade and Energy Minister Samuel Sarr, a financial advisor to Wade, of 'acting like the notorious deadbeat who swears that the check is in the mail'...


Out of the starting blocks

The deal with the state-owned power plant builder is another opportunity for the Minister of International Cooperation, National Planning, Air Transport and Infrastructure (and presidential son), Karim Wade, to showcase his talents before the 2012 elections...


The long shadow of dollar diplomacy

) were then transferred to Emmanuel Aïm’s Bank of America account, and then to the accounts of Fitem Enterprises in the name of another businessman and friend of Karim Wade, Jérôme Godart...


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

The governing coalition, Sopi (Change), lost even in the wards where Wade himself and his favourite son and heir apparent, Karim Wade, cast their votes...

Before the vote, it was widely believed that Pape Diop intended, if elected, to hand over his job to Karim Wade, who was also on the Sopi list...

In fact, Seck said he intended to rejoin Wade before the elections but was rebuffed by the President’s hard-line staffers and, notably, by Karim Wade and his team...

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...


The son also rises

Secondly, he seeks to extend his term from five to seven years, to ease the accession of his son, Karim Wade...


Local is national

The trouble seems to have been started by PDS members who back would-be candidates belonging to the 'Concrete Generation' faction, whose patron is Karim Wade, the President's son...

Control of Dakar itself is disputed between two PDS figures: Karim Wade and Pape Diop, the Mayor of Dakar, who is also President of the Senate...


The Wade summit

With little input from the rest of the government, its mastermind is the President's son, Karim Wade...

Another prominent anti-Wade personality, Macky Sall, President of the National Assembly, summoned Karim Wade to explain Anoci's accounts before Parliament...


Wading in

To reach his goal, Seck will have to confront not only Karim Wade but also the many radical PDS members who, even at the height of his relationship with Wade Senior, refused to accept his leadership...


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...

Criticism may not worry Karim Wade...


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