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 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Aminata Toure

Dr Aminata Touré served as Prime Minister of Senegal from September 2013 until July 2014. She was the second female prime minister in Senegal’s history, stating on her appointment, ‘I am accepting this mission in a challenging context marked by international ... [Published IISS - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Former Minister Appears in Court After 21 Days in Detention

press releaseSamuel Amèth Sarr, a former Minister of Energy under the presidency of Abdoulaye Wade, appeared in Court on charges of libelling Senegalese President Macky Sall on 10th September, 2014.The MFWA's correspondent in Senegal reported that Sarr ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Karim Wade mute as Dakar court rejects bail request

The Dakar anti-corruption court trying Karim Wade, the son of former Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade, has rejected the defendants application for bail.Announcing the decision on Tuesday evening, the court said it had been prompted by Mr Wade's refusal ... [Published Africa Review - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Abdoulaye Wade, Dakar, Bail
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Karim Wade to 'keep mum' in solidarity with co-accused

The son of former Senegalese President who is facing corruption charges has vowed to remain mum in court until his co-accused is allowed to seek medical treatment.Mr Karim Wade wants Mr Ibrahima Khalil Bourgi allowed to travel to France for medical t ... [Published Africa Review - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Senegal ex-leader's son calls corruption prosecution a conspiracy

Dakar (AFP) - The son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade told an anti-corruption court on Tuesday his prosecution was a conspiracy masterminded by the current leader to stop him running for election.Karim Wade, 45, is alleged to have illegally ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Corruption trial for son of Senegal’s ex-President opens today

Copyright : APASenegal’s Court of Repression for Illegal Enrichment (CREI) is on Monday to give its verdict on the 17 objections of nullity raised by lawyers of Karim Wade, son of Senegal’s former president Abdoulaye Wade.In their objections of nullity, ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

“Failure Is Not Fatal” – Akufo Addo

Nana Akufo-Addo, the twice-defeated presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said emphatically “failure is not fatal.”Asked directly “shouldn't you have called it quits after your 2012 defeat? Aren’t you getting too used to losing.Nana ... [Published Peace FM - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

West Africa: Senegal Alert - Former Minister Placed Under Committal Order for Libel Against Head of State

Samuel Amète Sarr, a former Minister of Energy under the presidency of Abdoulaye Wade, was on August 20, 2014, placed under a committal order for libeling President Micky Sall.Sarr who is also a member of the Steering Committee of the opposition Senegal ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Senegal puts former minister on probation over corruption

Copyright : APASenegal’s graft court (CREI), on Tuesday put on probation Mr. Abdoulaye Balde, a former senior minister in charge of Mining, Industry and Informal Sector in the government of former President Abdoulaye Wade.Mr. Balde is accused of illegally ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

I Will Be Third Time Lucky Akufo-Addo

In an interview published in the current issue of the 'Africa Watch Magazine,' Nana Akufo-Addo, was asked – ‘you have run for president twice and lost on both occasions. What makes you think that you will be successful in 2016 if you win the NPP presidential ... [Published Peace FM - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 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 - Aug 23 2014]
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]

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"the government is seeking to convict me to stop me running in the upcoming presidential election because my candidacy haunts the sleep of macky sall" said the younger Wade in a hearing in the capital Dakar, referring to the current president

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Aminata Toure [Published IISS - 11 hours ago]
Former Minister Appears in Court After 21 Days ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
Senegal: Former Minister Appears in Court After... [Published AllAfrica.com - 16 hours ago]
Karim Wade mute as Dakar court rejects bail req... [Published Africa Review - Sep 11 2014]
Wade denied bail as he stays mute in his graft ... [Published Daily Nation - Sep 10 2014]
Bad Business [Published Individual.com - Sep 05 2014]
Karim Wade to 'keep mum' in solidarity with co-... [Published Africa Review - Sep 04 2014]
Senegal ex-leader's son calls corruption prosec... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 02 2014]
Billions of Locusts Swarm Skies of Madagascar; ... [Published Christian Post - Sep 01 2014]
Corruption trial for son of Senegal’s ex-Presid... [Published StarAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
“Failure Is Not Fatal” – Akufo Addo [Published Peace FM - Aug 29 2014]
West Africa: Senegal Alert - Former Minister Pl... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]
Senegal puts former minister on probation over ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 26 2014]
I Will Be Third Time Lucky Akufo-Addo [Published Peace FM - Aug 26 2014]
Court stops Karim Wade’s co-accused from France... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 23 2014]
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]
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]
VIDEO: Karim Wade on trial - in 15 seconds [Published BBC News - Africa - Jul 31 2014]
Senegal: Fury over Senegal's private land buyers [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 24 2014]
Senegal grows impatient with Macky Sall governm... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 20 2014]
Disgraced Abdoulaye Wade leaves behind “exile” ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - May 01 2014]
Senegal: Senegal tense as nation awaits ex-pres... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 25 2014]
Former Leader Set to Return Home... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 23 2014]
The wisdom of Akon [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Mar 27 2014]
Biography for Abdoulaye Wade [Published Able2Act - Oct 03 2007]
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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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