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Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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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...


Taking a chance on Casamance

Now supporters of former President Abdoulaye Wade and his son Karim Wade whose trial for the diversion of €178 million (US$184 mn...

Peacemaking revivedFormer President Abdoulaye Wade's preferred tactic was to attempt to divide MFDC by buying off certain factions...


Macky the knife

She had also made the anti-corruption campaign against ex-President Abdoulaye Wade's son Karim very much her own...


The Caliph's council

When Abdoulaye Wade himself a Mouride came to power a delicate balance of power was upset – among the brotherhoods on the one hand and between the divines and the temporal powers on the other...


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...


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