ARTICLES RELATING TO ABDOULAYE WADE

Senegal ex-leader's son on hunger strike after 'hit' in court

2015-01-16 08:11

The son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade has gone on hunger strike after being "beaten and injured" in court where he is on trial for corruption during his time as a minister, his lawyers say.

France drops investigation against Wade’s son

2014-06-17 19:06

French judges have dropped a corruption investigation against Karim Wade, the son of Senegal’s ex-president, his lawyer says, weeks before he is due to go on trial in the West African country.

Senegal tense as nation awaits ex-president's return

2014-04-25 15:14

Senegalese security forces have been braced for the controversial homecoming of exiled former president Abdoulaye Wade, two years after he lost office in an election marred by violent protests.

Senegal ex-president's homecoming delayed

2014-04-24 16:37

Senegal's exiled former president Abdoulaye Wade is to make his controversial homecoming two days later than planned, with supporters claiming he was deliberately held up en route.

Wade to return home ahead of son's trial

2014-04-22 14:49

Senegal’s former president Abdoulaye Wade is due to return home after moving abroad following his election defeat, his party says, a move that comes as his son faces trial for corruption.

Wade's son to be tried for corruption

2014-04-17 19:48

The son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade is set to be tried in June for corruption after accumulating a fortune valued at well over $1bn, a judicial source says.

Wade pursued over unpaid car bill

2013-04-23 11:05

A Paris company that rents out luxury cars is pursuing former Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade over €350 000 in allegedly unpaid bills, its owner says.

Wade's son charged with corruption

2013-04-18 07:59

The son of Senegal's former leader Abdoulaye Wade has been charged with corruption by detectives investigating his vast fortune, valued at more than $1bn, his lawyer says.

18 pilgrims killed in Senegal road crash

2013-01-02 16:26

A minibus and a coach packed with pilgrims have collided in western Senegal, killing at least 18 people and leaving another 16 wounded, say emergency services.

Senegal cops again quiz Wade's son

2012-07-06 12:13

Senegalese police have again questioned the son and ex-minister of former president Abdoulaye Wade as part of a probe into the old region, reports say.

 

Senegal ex-president's son on trial for corruption

2014-07-31 19:44

The flamboyant 'super minister' son of former Senegalese leader Abdoulaye Wade has gone on trial, accused of accumulating a multi-million dollar fortune through corruption while in office.

Turks fail to get pristine beach for embassy

2014-05-29 07:22

Senegal will seek a new site for the Turkish embassy after plans to built it on a beautiful stretch of coastline in Dakar sparked fierce protests from environmentalists.

Senegal's Wade accuses Dakar of homecoming delay

2014-04-25 10:29

Senegalese ex-president Abdoulaye Wade, who is due to return home after two years in exile, has accused his successor Macky Sall of manoeuvring against him.

Senegal: Wade returns home to support son

2014-04-23 12:19

Senegal's former president Abdoulaye Wade is expected back in the country after two years abroad. His return is seen as aimed at supporting his son who is facing jail for corruption.

Ex-Senegalese president's son to face trial

2014-04-17 20:37

An official has said that the son of Senegal's former president will be tried for illicit enrichment following an investigation into how he amassed his multi-million dollar fortune.

Anti-graft judges to rule on Wade's son

2014-04-16 19:15

Judges in Senegal are deliberating on the fate of former president Abdoulaye Wade’s son Karim, detained for a year on corruption charges after accumulating a fortune worth more than $1bn.

Senegal ex-leader's son on remand

2013-04-18 13:11

The son of Senegal former leader Abdoulaye Wade is in jail after being charged with corruption over the amassing of a fortune valued at more than $1bn, a source says.

Senegal ex-president's son arrested

2013-04-15 22:10

The son of former Senegalese leader Abdoulaye Wade has been arrested in Dakar hours after filing a dossier of his assets, valued at more than $1bn, to the nation's anti-corruption court.

Senegal ex-leader's son quizzed on graft

2012-11-22 22:32

The son of Senegal's ex-president Abdoulaye Wade has been summoned for questioning over graft claims against him for the fourth time this year, say a source close to the investigation.

Big polls win for Senegal presidential camp

2012-07-04 21:55

Senegalese President Macky Sall's coalition has won a landslide majority in legislative polls, swooping up 119 of 150 seats in the national assembly, according to official results.

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