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Karim Meïssa Wade

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


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Super-Minister Wade

President Abdoulaye Wade’s son Karim Wade already holds the Senegalese government’s most senior position as what the Dakar press calls ‘Super-minister’ in charge of International Cooperation Air Transport and Infrastructure...


He’s old but he’s running

Wade’s age and his future are central issues giving an edge to debates over the role of his son Karim Wade who heads a sprawling ministry combining international cooperation regional development infrastructure and air transport (see Box Karim the successor)...

Karim Wade who once worked in a London bank was originally brought in to head an agency to build the infrastructure when Senegal hosted the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) summit in 2008...


Wade’s one-man band

Power is concentrated in the hands of President Abdoulaye Wade; development strategy is led by his son Karim Wade...


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

Among the names cited in the affair are the President’s son Karim Wade the President’s friend and advisor Pierre Aïm and Aïm’s son Emmanuel...

) 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...


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