Samba Dialimpa Badji
Samba Dialimpa Badji has been the editor of our French-language website since January 2019. He was previously deputy editor of the same office since joining the organisation in July 2016. Samba studied journalism at the Centre d’Etudes des Sciences et Techniques de l’Information (CESTI) in Dakar. He holds a masters degree in Defense, Security and Peace from Centres des Hautes études de défense et de sécurité de Dakar and the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Dakar. Before joining Africa Check, he was deputy editor of the BBC French-language service in Dakar for more than four years, and before that editor of independent Senegalese radio station Océan FM. He previously worked for other media, including the radio station Walfadjri, the daily newspaper Le Matin and Radio France Internationale.