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
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Court stops Karim Wade’s co-accused from France medical trip

Senegal’s speicial court against ill-gotten wealth (CREI) has rejected late Friday’san appeal by defence lawyers to allow Ibrahima Aboukhalil Bourgi alias Bibo to be evacuated to France to continue his medical treatment.Bibo is accused of collaboring ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

EX-president Wade’s financial advisor arrested

By TAMBA MATHEWMore byDAKAR, WednesdayEx-President Abdoulaye Wade’s former financial advisor, Samuel Sarr, is being held by the criminal justice police in Dakar for allegedly offending President Macky Sall.Mr Sall who also served as ex-President Wade’s ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Senegal: CREI has jurisdiction to try Karim Wade

Senegal’s Court of Repression for Illegal Enrichment (CREI) declared in Dakar on Monday, that it has the jurisdiction to try the son of a former president of the country Karim Wade over financial impropriety.The defendant’s lawyers had raised an objection ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

If There Is No Proof Against Karim Wade, the Court Cannot Convict Him, Said President Macky Sall

Senegalese President Macky Sall referring to the current trial of Karim Wade has declared: "If the allegations levelled against him are not true, the court cannot convict him"."There is no political prisoner in Senegal", and Karim Wade's trial is not ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Karim Wade’s trial to resume on 18 August

Copyright : APAThe trial of Karim Wade, son of former Senegalese leader Abdoulaye Wade has been postponed to August 17, 2014 after four days of proceedings over illicit enrichment to the tune of 117 billion CFA francs.According to Henri Gregoire Diop, ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Former 'minister of the earth and the sky' in the dock

The trial of the flamboyant son of former Senegalese leader Abdoulaye Wade is under way in Dakar. He is accused of accumulating a multimillion-dollar fortune through corruption while in office. According to a report on the News24 site, Karim Wade allegedly ... [Published Legalbrief - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Karim Wade’s defense contests competence of tial court

Copyright : APAThe Senegalese Court for the Repression of Illegal Enrichment (CREI) is not skilled to try Karim Wade, his lawyers told judges during the second day of trial on Monday.They argued that their client, a son to former president Abdoulaye Wade ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Senegal Police Fire Teargas on Supporters of Ex-president's Son

DAKAR — Senegalese police used teargas to disperse hundreds of supporters of Karim Wade, the son of former president Abdoulaye Wade, as his corruption trial entered its second day on Monday.Witnesses said police fired teargas after Wade's supporters became ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Senegal ex-leader son back in dock at trial

Monday, 04 August 2014 23:36Posted by Muhammad IqbalDAKAR: Lawyers acting for the son of former Senegalese leader Abdoulaye Wade challenged the legitimacy of his accusers on Monday as his multi-million dollar corruption trial resumed.Karim Wade, 45, is ... [Published Business Recorder - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Trial of Karim Wade adjourned until Monday

Dakar, Senegal - The trial of former Senegalese minister of International cooperation, Infrastructure and Transport from 2009 to 2012, Karim Wade, for illegal acquisition of wealth, has been postponed until next Monday.Wade will have to justify the sources ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Senegal: Trial of ex-Senegalese Minister, Wade, opens

Dakar, Senegal - The trial of former Senegalese International Cooperation, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Karim Wade was due to open Thursday (31July) in Dakar, Senegal, PANA learnt from sources in the judiciary.Wade, who was Minister from 2009 ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 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 - Jul 31 2014]

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Court stops Karim Wade’s co-accused from France... [Published StarAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
EX-president Wade’s financial advisor arrested [Published Daily Nation - Aug 20 2014]
Former president Wade's advisor financial detai... [Published Africa Review - Aug 20 2014]
A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age [analysis] [Published Individual.com - Aug 19 2014]
Burkina Faso: A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
Senegal: CREI has jurisdiction to try Karim Wade [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
National Job Summit And the Unemployment Crisis [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 18 2014]
Burkina Faso: A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age [Published Think Africa Press - Aug 15 2014]
Nana Addo’s Age Is Irrelevant To Him Being The ... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 15 2014]
If There Is No Proof Against Karim Wade, the Co... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 08 2014]
Senegal president arrives in Vermont [Published Burlington Press - Aug 08 2014]
Senegal to hold referendum on presidential term... [Published Africa Review - Aug 07 2014]
Karim Wade’s trial to resume on 18 August [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 06 2014]
Senegal president promises referendum over term... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 05 2014]
Former 'minister of the earth and the sky' in t... [Published Legalbrief - Aug 05 2014]
Senegal Police Fire Teargas on Supporters of Ex... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 04 2014]
Karim Wade’s defense contests competence of tia... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 04 2014]
Senegal ex-leader son back in dock at trial [Published Business Recorder - Aug 04 2014]
How a North Korean Statue Caused Strife in Senegal [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 04 2014]
Corruption trial for son of Senegal’s ex-Presid... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 04 2014]
Senegal police fire teargas on supporters of ex... [Published Morning Call - Aug 04 2014]
African Leaders Urged to Meet With African Dias... [Published VOA News - Aug 04 2014]
All the presidents' offspring: Are Africa's Fir... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 03 2014]
Trial of Karim Wade adjourned until Monday [Published Afrique En Ligne - Aug 01 2014]
Senegal: Trial of ex-Senegalese Minister, Wade,... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Aug 01 2014]
Ebola Worldwide [Published Talk Radio 702 - Aug 01 2014]
: French press review 1 August 2014 [Published Radio France Internationale - Aug 01 2014]
Senegal ex-president's son on trial for corruption [Published Malaysia MSN - Jul 31 2014]
BBC News - Senegal's Karim Wade on trial [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
Karim Wade on trial - in 15 seconds [Published BBC - Jul 31 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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