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Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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N’Dour wades in

The entrance of international pop star, media mogul and child of the Dakar slums Youssou N'Dour on to the political stage has galvanised the race for the presidency and introduced a note of desperation into the campaign of a hitherto complacent President Abdoulaye Wade...


Don't call us

Rioting over power cuts and bids to change the constitution had already hurt President Abdoulaye Wade and his son Karim politically and now they seem also to have lost the confidence of the powerful Françafrique network of Francophone African leaders and top French politicians and business executives...


Power cuts without responsibility

ITOC is a Senegalese trading company that belongs to the reclusive businessman Abdoulaye (‘Baba’) Diaw, who runs it with Moustapha Niasse, one-time Prime Minister and now sworn enemy of President Abdoulaye Wade and leader of the Alliance des forces de progrès...


Refineries and rivalries

The Chairman of the Board of the Société africaine de raffinage (SAR) is Serigne Mboup, a one-time ally of former Prime Minister Macky Sall, who is expected to challenge President Abdoulaye Wade at the next election...


Rebels edge closer to Tripoli

These include Senegal’s President Abdoulaye Wade, who in June became the first African leader to visit the TNC in Benghazi...


One day, son

On 22 June, President Abdoulaye Wade – officially 84 but probably nearer 90 – was about to propose a constitutional amendment to secure a guaranteed third term in February’s elections and a legal means to leave the presidency to his son Karim if he dies in office...


Wade wants to stay on

Despite a growing sense that he is losing his political touch, President Abdoulaye Wade is determined to stand in February’s presidential election, people close to him have told Africa Confidential...


Not so golden jubilee

Missing Moammar Four African Presidents attended the celebrations – Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Guinea’s new President, Alpha Condé, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and Senegal’s Abdoulaye Wade – along with African Union Commission President Jean Ping...


Democracy standoff

Ould Abdel Aziz is nurturing relations with his Senegalese neighbour, President Abdoulaye Wade, another partisan of Ouattara...


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