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Senegal

Abdoulaye Wade

Date of Birth: 29/05/1926


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The year ahead

Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade’s North Korean-built Monument de la Renaissance Africaine is an example of all that can go wrong on the slippery descent into authoritarianism and neopatrimonial rule...


Seoul brothers

Following the principle that frequent face-to-face meetings lead to improved relations between countries and premium access to natural resources, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak promised the guest of honour, Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade, that South Korea would double its foreign assistance to Africa in the next three years...


Remaking an old relationship

Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo has called the postcolonial defence agreements hypocritical but Senegal's Abdoulaye Wade fears countries could slide into civil war without the stabilising effect of French troops, who dominate EU peacekeeping forces in Chad and CAR...


Fifteen years of one-man rule

President Abdoulaye Wade barely hides his contempt for Jammeh, but the only serious rift came four years ago when Gambia tried to tax Senegalese traders at the border...


Wade dynasty

By promoting his son Karim Wade into the government of new Prime Minister Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye on 1 May, President Abdoulaye Wade has revived his project for a hereditary presidency...


Une affaire de famille

Disaster has struck President Abdoulaye Wade’s coalition, led by his Parti Démocratique Sénégalais, at the polls on 22 March...

Abdoulaye Baldé, a former police commissioner, saw service under former President Abdou Diouf, then under Abdoulaye Wade, before enlisting with Karim Wade, who seemed headed for supreme power...


Omer the outlaw

In Khartoum, a previously sympathetic President Abdoulaye Wade told Omer Senegal could not give him refuge as it was party to the ICC...


Diversions and deviations at the Summit

After several other African leaders, including Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, had supported Museveni's criticism of Gadaffi and his ideas, Senegal's Abdoulaye Wade told Gadaffi that the majority had spoken against his position...


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