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Senegal ex-president's son jailed for corruption released: government - Reuters

DAKAR (Reuters) - Karim Wade, the son of Senegal's former president, was released from prison after being granted a presidential pardon, a spokesman for President Macky Sall and Wade's lawyer said on Friday. Karim Wade (2nd L) and Sindiely Wade (R ...and more »

Senegal: ex-president's son freed from jail after legal pardon - The Guardian

Karim Wade held several government portfolios during his father's 2000-2012 rule. Photograph: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images. The Senegalese president, Macky Sall, has pardoned Karim Wade, the son of his predecessor, letting the former minister go free ...and more »

Son of ex-Senegal president 'freed' - New Vision

Wade, 47, who held several government portfolios during his father's 2000-2012 rule, was freed in the early hours of Friday. Wade 703x422. October 30, 2008: Karim Wade taking part in a ceremony marking the renovation of the christian cemetery in the ...and more »

Senegal: Karim Wade released from prison - Aljazeera.com

Karim Wade, the convicted son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade, has been released from prison in Senegal after being granted a presidential pardon. Wade was immediately flown to Qatar after President Macky Sall's decree early Friday, local ...and more »

Senegal's Karim Wade freed by Macky Sall and 'flies to Qatar' - BBC News

The son of Senegal's ex-President Abdoulaye Wade has been freed from prison after receiving a presidential pardon, the government has said. Karim Wade served three years of a six-year sentence for illegally enriching himself during his father's rule ...and more »

Jailed Karim Wade leaves Senegal after pardon, social media blocked - Africanews

Senegalese president Macky Sall has pardoned Karim Wade, son of the former president Abdoulaye Wade, who was convicted in 2015 for graft, the Ministry of Justice said on Friday. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Former Senegalese President ...and more »

Senegal Ex-president's Son Jailed For Corruption Released – Govt - Jollofnews

(JollofNews) – Karim Wade, the son of Senegal's former president, was released from prison after being granted a presidential pardon, a spokesman for President Macky Sall and Wade's lawyer said on Friday. Wade, who served three years in prison, had ...and more »

Senegal: The danger of 'yes sir' politics - The Herald

ABDOULAYE Wade, the nonagenarian lawyer who ruled Senegal from 2002 to 2012, is remembered by many of his compatriots as loquacious, permanently agitated, and somewhat unpredictable. James Wolfensohn, a former World Bank boss who dubbed him “a very ...and more »