Senegal Names New Head of Army, Environment Ministries

(Corrects Sall’s position in second paragraph.)

Senegal named Moustapha Sourang as head of the country’s armed forces, moving former chief Becaye Diop to the urban environment ministry, Agence de Presse Senegalaise reported, without saying how it got the information.

Khadim Gueye was replaced by Hamath Sall at the agriculture ministry, while Gueye moves to the ministry of public service and employment, the Dakar-based news agency reported on its website.

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