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Abdoulaye Wade

Wade with George W. Bush during visit to the U.S. in 2001.

Me Abdoulaye Wade (born 1927) is the president of Senegal, for the Senegalese Democratic Party. He has been exiled and imprisoned for his political activities. He became president in 2000, but was forced to cohabit with the former ruling party who held a majority of the legislature until 2001.