Senegal cabinet, Oct23

Senegal’s Sall appoints protégé Diome to oil portfolio in bid to retain influence

Issue 493 - 19 Oct 2023 - By Waly Dione Faye | 3 minute read

Macky Sall has installed trusted ally Antoine Félix Abdoulaye Diome as oil and energy minister in a move said to be designed to extend outgoing president’s influence over the sector even after he leaves office, writes Waly Dione Faye.

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