Macky Sall finalises security apparatus reshuffle

Senegal's president Macky Sall and army chief of staff, General Cheikh Wade, during a military parade in Dakar on 4 April 2023.
Senegal's president Macky Sall and army chief of staff, General Cheikh Wade, during a military parade in Dakar on 4 April 2023. © REUTERS
By sacking armed forces chief Cheikh Wade, the Senegalese president has removed one of the last sources of resistance to a powerful clique's hold on the country's security policy, less than a year from the presidential election. [...] (564 words)
Published on 13/04/2023 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 3 minutes
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