Inner circles | Senegal
Diomaye Faye's not-so-new securocrats

Gendarmerie head General Martin Faye at the investiture ceremony of new DGPN chief Mame Seydou Ndour (centre) on 6 June 2024 in Dakar.
Gendarmerie head General Martin Faye at the investiture ceremony of new DGPN chief Mame Seydou Ndour (centre) on 6 June 2024 in Dakar. © Indigo Publications
From his own office to the defence ministry, the police and the intelligence services, the new president is reshaping the country's security landscape. But this is no radical break with the past, as he has surrounded himself with powerful figures from the Macky Sall era. [...]
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