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Senegal's Karim Wade says he is a 'political prisoner'

Karim Wade arrives in court in Dakar, Senegal, on 31 July 2014Karim Wade was influential in his father’s government
The flamboyant son of Senegal’s ex-President Abdoulaye Wade has called himself a “political prisoner” during his first appearance at a special court…

The Story of the Son of a President

Abdoulaye Wade,87, former President of the Republic, returned to Senegal 26 April, 2014, after living two years in the French town of Versailles. He had left after being defeated in the polls by current President, Macky Sall, who upon coming into office declared that he wanted to clean up corruption. 304 more words

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