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Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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Man with a plan

Dionne was Cabinet Director when Sall was Prime Minister under former President Abdoulaye Wade and served at the Embassy in France...

Turning the tablesThe hunt for those accused of theft under the previous government of Abdoulaye Wade has lost its attraction and is now threatening to cost the current government political capital (AC Vol 55 No 4, Hunt loses momentum)...


Hunt loses momentum

The fraud and embezzlement case against Karim Wade, son of ex-President Abdoulaye Wade, has changed from an open-and-shut case into a legal labyrinth, thanks to the defendant's lawyers...


An early test

Former President Abdoulaye Wade’s Parti démocratique sénégalais hopes for either a reversal of fortune or a renewed coalition with Sall, who still has many friends in the PDS after leaving in 2008 following a dispute with Wade...


Sall struggles to stay on course

This is significant: it was while in France in November 2008 that Sall discovered President Abdoulaye Wade had removed him as President of the National Assembly...

Ex-President Abdoulaye Wade’s son Karim’s continued stay in prison would normally deter old PDS hands from a rapprochement with Sall, but the prospect of approaching anew the levers of power could be too tempting to resist...


Shaky Sall seeks solace

Ex-President Abdoulaye Wade has retreated to Paris, but since April his son has languished in Rebeuss prison while the authorities and the media attempt to nail down the true extent of his offshore wealth and the means by which it was acquired...

Karim is expected to appear before CREI's judges by 17 October as they decide whether or not he should remain at Rebeuss, where he and fellow members of Abdoulaye Wade’s Parti démocratique sénégalais (PDS) hold court like celebrities, receiving visitors in a private room or a special reception tent...


Presidential wobbles

PDS rallying around KarimThe former ruling party, Parti démocratique Sénégalais (PDS), has rallied around Karim Wade, son of ex-President Abdoulaye Wade...

From his immediate entourage, Sall has lost Aminata Niane, the presidential advisor on infrastructure and boss of the new international airport for Dakar, Abdoulaye Wade’s pet project...


Clean sweep slows down

The 65% of the vote which carried President Macky Sall to victory over Abdoulaye Wade in March last year was always about who he wasn’t, not who he was...


Ex-Dauphin in the dock

Late in the evening of 17 April, Karim Wade, son of former President Abdoulaye Wade and ex-Minister for International Cooperation, Infrastructure, Air Transport and Energy, was taken to Dakar’s main Rebeuss prison on a charge of illicit enrichment...


Stay on, moi?

If there were a new constitution, Yayi Boni could escape the current two-term limit, a gambit adopted by ex-President Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal...


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