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Senegal: Wade's Son Takes Over Energy Ministry as Power Outage Increases

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Senegal, Environment, Food, Governance, Politics, Protest

Seneweb reports that power outages are becoming increasingly problematic [1]in Senegal [fr]. More protests come about as food cannot be conserved without electricity. President Wade's son, Karim Wade has been assigned the Energy ministry [2] in addition to his  other duties as minister of International Cooperation, Territorial Management, Aerian Transport and Infrastructure.