Abdoulaye Wade

Type: Person
Name: Abdoulaye Wade
Title: President of Senegal
Date of Birth: 29/05/1929
Place of Birth: Kébémer, Louga Region
Nationality: Senegal
Fact Sheet: Biography for Abdoulaye Wade
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Senegal ex-president's son on trial for corruption

The flamboyant "super minister" son of former Senegalese leader Abdoulaye Wade went on trial Thursday accused of accumulating a multi-million dollar fortune through corruption while in office. Duration: ... [Published Malaysia MSN - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

BBC News - Senegal's Karim Wade on trial

The son of Senegal's ex-President Abdoulaye Wade has called himself a "political prisoner" during his first appearance at a special court trying him on corruption charges.Karim Wade is accused of embezzling about $238m (£140m), which he denies.Senegal's ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

A state of emergency and 12 other quick Africa stories to end your July on

Sierra Leone declares state of emergency over EbolaPresident Ernest Bai Koroma has declared a state of emergency over the deadly Ebola virus, also cancelling a planned trip to the US-Africa summit next week to deal with it.“Extraordinary challenges require ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Who Is Next President To Champion Diaspora?

Now that Wade is out of office, who will be the next champion of Diaspora Africa?The African Diaspora needs a new African-Diaspora-centered African President.The role was enthusiastically and pragmatically being fulfilled by former President Abdoulaye ... [Published BlackStar News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Hague 'targets Africa'

Just behind Senegal’s Palais de Justice that houses the Supreme Court, and close to the Dakar seafront, a run-down red-tiled roof indicates the city’s Rebeuss prison. It is here that the West African country’s most famous son, former “superminister” Karim ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Could Zambia be headed towards a dynasty?

With Zambian president, Michael Sata’s health increasingly deteriorating, the country could soon be headed towards a dynasty.Gary van Staden, a political analyst at NKC Independent Economists warned that the obtaining environment could see the country ... [Published CNBC Africa - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

ROUNDUP: Tanzania holds poachers, crooked Senegalese ex-minister, and other African stories

Tanzania arrests 6 poachers with 28 tusksSixpeople have been arrested in Tanzania for allegedly poaching and unlawfulpossession of 28 elephant tusks, an official said on Sunday.Manyoni District Commissioner Fatma Tawfiq saidthe suspected poachers were ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Former Senegal President to testify in son's graft trial

Former Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade’s name is among a list released by the country’s special anti-corruption court of witnesses who will be called to testify in his son Karim’s graft case.The trial opens in Dakar on July 31.The court has given ... [Published Africa Review - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-president Wade to testify in son’s case

DAKAR, ThursdayJudges at Senegal’s court against ill-gotten wealth have issued a list of 77 persons including ex-President Abdoulaye Wade to testify in his son’s case, Karim Wade, sources said Thursday.The trial opens in the regional tribunal of Dakar ... [Published Daily Nation - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

ECONOMIST NAMED PRIME MINISTER

Mohamed Dionne, 54, an international economy expert, is Senegal’s new Prime Minister. He was appointed yesterday by President Macky Sall after removing, two days earlier without any formal explanation, Aminata Touré, who headed the government since September ... [Published Misna - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Senegal Prime Minister Fired

Less than a week after failing to win a seat in local elections, Aminata Toure (pictured) has lost her position as the prime minister of Senegal. She was defeated in her Grand Yoff constituency in Dakar, the capital city, by the mayor, Khalifa Sall, on ... [Published Spy Ghana - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Digital Economy: Senegalese minister resigns

The Senegalese minister of Communication and Digital economy, Cheikh Abiboulaye Dièye, on Monday resigned from the government after the defeat of his coalition in the municipal and departmental elections held on Sunday.'Our coalition has lost the elections ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Jul 01 2014]

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Senegal ex-president's son on trial for corruption [Published Malaysia MSN - 1 hour ago]
BBC News - Senegal's Karim Wade on trial [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
Karim Wade on trial - in 15 seconds [Published BBC - 4 hours ago]
VIDEO: Karim Wade on trial - in 15 seconds [Published BBC News - Africa - 6 hours ago]
Senegal's Karim Wade trial adjourned [Published Africa Review - 6 hours ago]
A state of emergency and 12 other quick Africa ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 6 hours ago]
Karim Wade in court for corruption [Published IOL - 8 hours ago]
Senegal ex-president's son on trial for corruption [Published Yahoo! News - 10 hours ago]
Africa: Who Is Next President To Champion Diasp... [Published BlackStar News - Jul 28 2014]
The Hague 'targets Africa' [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 18 2014]
Could Zambia be headed towards a dynasty? [Published CNBC Africa - Jul 16 2014]
ROUNDUP: Tanzania holds poachers, crooked Seneg... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 14 2014]
PNC urges proportional representation in govern... [Published Graphic Ghana - Jul 12 2014]
Former Senegal President to testify in son's gr... [Published Africa Review - Jul 11 2014]
Ex-president Wade to testify in son’s case [Published Daily Nation - Jul 10 2014]
Tim Freccia on Life and Death [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 10 2014]
ECONOMIST NAMED PRIME MINISTER [Published Misna - Jul 07 2014]
Technocrat Mohammed Dionne named Senegal's prim... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jul 06 2014]
Senegal Prime Minister Fired [Published Spy Ghana - Jul 05 2014]
New e-campus platform launched for Francophone ... [Published University World News - Jul 04 2014]
Digital Economy: Senegalese minister resigns [Published Afrique En Ligne - Jul 01 2014]
Senegal ruling party fails to win over voters [Published CapitalFM - Jun 30 2014]
Senegalese votes in municipal and provincial el... [Published Channel Africa - Jun 30 2014]
Senegal votes in local elections seen as presid... [Published The New Age Online - Jun 29 2014]
Senegal votes in local elections seen as presid... [Published Business Recorder - Jun 29 2014]
Senegal votes in local elections seen as presid... [Published Al Ahram - Jun 29 2014]
Senegalese to vote in local elections [Published Africa Review - Jun 29 2014]
5.3 million Senegalese to vote in 28,028 local ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jun 28 2014]
Senegal’s President Sall donates plane to Air F... [Published Daily Nation - Jun 28 2014]
Senegalese president donates official jet to ai... [Published Africa Review - Jun 28 2014]
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Senegal: Fury over Senegal's private land buyers [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 24 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Senegal SAINT LOUIS, 24 June 2014 (IRIN) - Senegalese smallholder Doudou Sow is furious. Over the last 10 years, he says, farmers have been squeezed out by an influx of private investors acquiring fertile arable land in the Senegal ...
Disgraced Abdoulaye Wade leaves behind “exile” ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - May 01 2014]
Two years ago, Abdoulaye Wade, after 12 of years in power as Senegal’s President, lost his post in an election against his former Prime Minister, Macky Sall. Wade decamped to the wealthy Versailles suburb in Paris (his wife is French and he lived there ...
Senegal: Senegal tense as nation awaits ex-pres... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 25 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Senegal 04/25/2014 12:02 GMT by Malick Rokhy Ba DAKAR, April 25, 2014 (AFP) - Senegalese security forces were braced Friday for the controversial homecoming of exiled former president Abdoulaye Wade, two years after ...
The wisdom of Akon [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Mar 27 2014]
The Senegalese-American singer Akon may be a very talented musician, but he has terrible politics. That doesn’t prevent him from acting statesman-like. Remember when George W Bush was still President in the United States and Akon opined to rap magazine, ...
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