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Sudan's prime minister names new cabinet

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok in Berlin, Germany, February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok announced a new cabinet on Monday, appointing Darfur rebel leader Jibril Ibrahim as finance minister.

Among the other new appointments were Mariam Sadiq al-Mahdi, a leader of the popular Umma Party, who was named as foreign minister.

Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz, Nayera Abdallah, Ahmed Tolba and Nafisa Eltahir; Writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by Alison Williams

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