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Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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Mercy and Machiavelli

The conciliatory gesture could help to reunite the liberal part of the electorate which is currently divided between Sall's Alliance pour la République Idrissa Seck's Rewmi ('Country' in Wolof) and the Parti démocratique sénégalais (PDS) founded by Wade's father ex-President Abdoulaye Wade and of which Karim is to be the Presidential candidate...

It approved Abdoulaye Wade's questionable bid for a third term in 2012 and controversially insisted that Sall should serve a full term of seven years until 2019 instead of seeking re-election next year as he had promised (AC Vol 53 No 3 Wade digs his heels in)...

Triumphant in 2002 when the 'blue wave' of the Sopi coalition crushed all before it the PDS won just 15% of the vote and 12 seats out of 150 in the Assemblée Nationale in 2012 a victim of the public's disillusionment with Abdoulaye Wade...


Sall tries to look strong

His predecessor Abdoulaye Wade had said he would make that change but ended by trying and failing for an unconstitutional third term...


Poor turnout in Dakar

The Forum was organised by Cheikh Tidiane Gadio a former Foreign Minister under ex-President Abdoulaye Wade and a failed presidential candidate in 2012...


Frank’s fickle fortunes

Critics led by ex-President Abdoulaye Wade claim Aliou Sall has a massive personal interest in the deal but he denies it saying he is only an employee...


Timis under scrutiny

Concern that the President's brother might be profiting directly from Senegal's oil potential had been voiced by former President Abdoulaye Wade who accused him of ‘owning 30% of Senegal's oil' through his connection with Timis (AC Vol 55 No 24 Martyr or master-crook)...


Sall and the separatists

The antithesis of the grandstanding flourishes of his predecessor Abdoulaye Wade his style has made him important friends...


Karim's presidential appeal

The son of ex-President Abdoulaye Wade was sentenced to six years in prison and fined US$226 million on 23 March...


Sall clears the decks

In one of the measures designed to lengthen his stay in power his predecessor ex-President Abdoulaye Wade had extended the presidential term by two years...


Martyr or master-crook

The trial of former President Abdoulaye Wade's son Karim Meïssa Wade which began in July has been adjourned until 22 December after briefly resuming on 1 December...

After ex-President Abdoulaye Wade accused Aliou Sall of having informally acquired shares in oil exploration company Petro-Tim Limited Aliou is now suing Wade for libel...


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