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Senegal ex-president Wade returns from exile

Abdoulaye Wade, Senegal’s exiled former president has made a controversial homecoming with security forces on high alert, two years after he lost office in an election marred by violent protests. Wade, 87, who held power from 2000 to 2012, landed in Dakar late on Friday, his first time in the West African nation since he moved to France after a bitter defeat to arch rival and current leader Macky Sall. His return – a show of support for his son Karim, who is in custody on multi-million-dollar corruption charges – had been…