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.

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

Karim Wade (2nd L) and Sindiely Wade (R), children of Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade, prepare to vote during presidential elections in the capital Dakar February 26, 2012. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal. Diadie Ba. 2 Min Read. DAKAR (Reuters) - Karim ...

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 ...