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Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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Macky challenger gaoled

Earlier this year Khalifa promised to present a list of parliamentary candidates and began friendly overtures towards his one-time foes followers of former President Abdoulaye Wade and his Parti démocratique sénégalais...


Timis's seam of woe

The deal was arranged with Oil and Energy Minister at the time Karim Wade son of the then President Abdoulaye Wade...


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...


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