President Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal

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Wade was born in Saint Louis, Senegal; officially, he was born in 1926, although some claim he was born several years earlier, and the record-keeping of the time is not considered particularly reliable.
It is considered probable that Wade had other children and that Karim and Sindjely are the legitimate ones.
Also in 1978, Wade was elected to the National Assembly, where he served until 1980.
Following riots in February 1994, Wade was arrested along with many others for allegedly threatening state security.
On October 15, 2006, Wade was nominated as presidential candidate of the PDS for the February 2007 presidential election.
Wade was sworn in for his second term on April 3 at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium in Dakar, with many African leaders and about 60,000 spectators in attendance.
At the July 2007 African Union summit in Accra, Ghana, Wade supported quick formation of the proposed United States of Africa and said: "If we fail to unite, we will become weak, and if we live isolated in countries that are divided, we face the risk of collapsing in the face of stronger and united economies.
Widespread speculation and criticism has centered on the possibility that Wade is grooming his son Karim to succeed him.
On the penultimate weekend in April, Wade was involved in a car accident so physically.
BEACH -- After 42 years of physical education, Judy Wade is finally fit to take a break.
MIAMI -- Just two years ago, Dwyane Wade was borrowing money for his son's diapers.
_ Dwyane Wade is quickly becoming as dynamic a performer.
protective cocoon of Marquette University and college athletics, Wade had his first official NBA workout on.
Now all Dwyane Wade has to do is sit back, relax and wait for that magical moment.
ever since he announced his decision to turn pro on May 1, Wade has seen his stock rise in the last few weeks after.
1 pagesPresident Abdoulaye Wade received 56 percent of the vote to avoid a runoff and easily win re-election in this West African nation, officials said Thursday.
Abdoulaye Wade is presiding over the third World Congress of Imams and.
current President of Senegal, in office since 2000.
at the time he become a President.
Constitutional amendments in 1991 allowed opposition parties to participate in government, and Wade was one of four PDS politicians appointed to government posts.
Wade was the PDS candidate in the 1993 presidential election, but he lost to Diouf a third time.
An opposition demonstration in Dakar in February 1994 ended in riots and violence, and Wade was included among those who were detained and charged with attacks on state security.
Competing in his fifth consecutive presidential election in 2000, Wade built a coalition around the PDS called Sopi (Wolof for “change.
Along with other major African leaders, Wade was an advocate for the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), established in 2001 to tackle African poverty at an international level.
It is also true that Wade has good reasons to be unhappy with the initiative for more reasons than one.
President Wade has been complaining about the delay in moving NEPAD to the AU.
But the fact that NEPAD has not moved to Addis Ababa as Wade and most African leaders would prefer, the fact that Wade has a more or less permanent gripe with the Secretariat Management team, for whatever reasons, does not give him the right to talk down his peers at the AU summits as if he is the all knowing president of Africa.
And one did not have to be a genius to detect that Wade was reading the inability of NEPAD moving to Addis Ababa as the work of Mbeki who probably would like to see NEPAD head office remain in Midrand for some unexplained reasons.
The good news is that Wade has asked for a brainstorming session in Abuja some time this year where hopefully all these misconceptions about NEPAD will be sorted out.
Of all the verdicts on the birth of the Mediterranean Union, the brainchild of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, the most striking came from the West African state of Senegal.
Benjamin Franklin Wade was born in.
Following four unsuccessful attempts to gain high office, on April 1, 2000, Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS) leader Abdoulaye Wade was sworn in as Senegals third president; his election signaled a major power shift in the country, which had been ruled by the Socialist Party (PS) since gaining independence from France in 1960.
Wade was born on May 29, 1926, in the town of Kbmer, between Dakar and St.
Later that year Wade was imprisoned briefly by Diouf on charges of endangering the security of the state, but Wade was nonetheless invited to rejoin the cabinet in his former position in March 1995.
Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade has called on leaders in Islamic countries' to use their wealth to fight poverty and further health and development for mothers and children.
Despite rampant unemployment, which he vowed to ameliorate, Wade was reelected in 2007.
Wade said that police were trying to protect soccer players from the reporters who he claimed were physically attacking the players.
Wade said al-Bashir called him for advice when initially presented with the charges.
As a Senegalese journalist, i am not surprised by what Mr Wade is saying.
president Abdoulaye Wade said he does not presume that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, if elected president.
Also, on the preservation of the environment issues, president Wade is far from being an example.
After President Wade took office in 2000, the rank for Senegal jumped to the 60’s and 70’s: 65th in 2001, 76th in 2003, and 78th in 2005.
Wade had made the fight against corruption one of his main election campaign issues in year 2000.
Finally, President Wade has changed the law to create a senate of 100 members of which, 65 members and its president were chosen without elections by President Wade himself.
Everyone knows what our country is dealing with since Wade came to power and it is no news to anyone that life has been hard because of its lack of transparancy and leadership.
Wade has his own press that he recognized he helped and financed.
PResident Wade is not travelling with is onw money.
Senegalese President Abdouloya Wade is making good on a year-long promise to address American journalists of color.
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as she steps onto Gambian soil from the Senegalese plane.
Maitre Wade was a pioneer of opposition politics in Senegal and founder and leader of the Senegalese Democratic Party.
Abdoulaye Wade was born in 1926 in Saint-Louis, Senegal.
President Wade is determined to aid in the prevention, management and resolution of the numerous conflicts that beleaguer Africa, so that the continent may enjoy lasting peace.
In economic terms, President Wade is one of the co-founding leaders of NEPAD (New Partnership for Africas Development),which is a combination of his Omega plan and the South African MAP (Millennium African Program.
Possibilities are, though without denouement, Wade is paving way for his son Karim to succeed him.
As a professor Wade is supposed to know: his maniac can cause political instability and chaos.
Wade was elected to parliament in 1978.
presidential palace in Dakar on 2 February, Wade said he had no illusions about the enormity.
What appears to trouble Wade is the usurious rates and conditionalities.
DAKAR Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade has won re-election for a second term with more than half of the.
In a rare move, the Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade has said that Francophone African.
Transcript from: NPR Morning Edition; 2/26/2007; document.
Edition (NPR) 02-26-2007 Senegal's Wade Leads in Bid to Hold Presidency.
Abdoulaye Wade is the third and current President of Senegal, in office since 2000.
Wade Ceramics, manufactures porcelain and earthenware.
As early as Monday morning, Wade supporters were already announcing that the outcome of votes counted so far indicates that Wade had scored more than 50 percent.
Macky Sall said: Abdoulaye Wade has largely surpassed the 50 percent required to be declared elected in the first round and the trend is pointing to 57 percent.
Abdoulaye Wade is conscious of this problem and promised during his campaign to create more jobs so as to stem the tide of immigration to foreign lands.
UKSenegal's President Abdoulaye Wade has asked citizens with luxury homes to make them available to the state as it scrambles to accommodate thousands of delegates expected for an Islamic summit next month.
Abdoulaye Wade is the third and current President of Senegal.
is speculation that he was born a few years earlier.
Dakar in Senegal, Wade was Dean of the law and economics Faculty.
Wade is married to Vivian Wade and has one daughter and one son.
led the party since it was founded in 1974.
for third time, with 32% of the vote and Diouf wining with 58.
Wade supports the quick formation of the United States of Africa.
face of stronger and united economies.
Senegalese Vote Hinges on Views of Economic GrowthBy LYDIA POLGREENAbdoulaye Wade has struggled to convince young voters hoping for economic growth that he deserves another term.
Senegalese Loner Works to Build Africa, His WayBy NORIMITSU ONISHIAbdoulaye Wade has emerged through the force of his ideas and personality as one of sub-Saharan Africa's three leading spokesmen.
For his part, Maitre Abdoulaye Wade said he came to Banjul to see for himself what kind of assistance he could offer towards the hosting of the AU Banjul Summit.
President Abdoulaye Wade is the head of state for Senegal.
The parties claimed the February 2007 presidential vote, in which President Abdoulaye Wade was re-elected, was fradulent, and boycotted subsequent.
Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade has urged the world community to recognise the military junta in Guinea which seized power earlier this week.
Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade says Camara told him the junta could be ready to stage elections after eight months.
Wade says Camara plans to then go.
President Wade is lending his presidential jet to fans so they can fly to Ghana and watch Senegals opening African Cup of Nations game, the Sports Ministry said on Thursday.
At the opening ceremony, Senegals President Abdoulaye Wade was officially given the chairmanship from Malaysia, which hosted the last OIC gathering in 2003.
The food crisis food crisis the developing countries are facing is largely due to the failure of the FAO, Abdoulaye Wade said in a declaration on Sunday.