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South Sudan announces a new cabinet

Reports and analysis of the day's political, economic and sports news from across Africa.

A new cabinet has been announced in South Sudan three weeks after President Salva Kiir and the former rebel leader Riek Machar agreed to form a unity government.

Also, scientists in Senegal developing a test for Covid-19 in minutes.

Plus, allegations of corruption, sleaze, and cronysm at the top of the African Union Commission.

(Photo: South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) stands with First Vice President Riek Machar as they attend a swearing-in ceremony at the State House in Juba, on February 22, 2020, South Sudan. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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Thu 12 Mar 2020 19:06GMT


  • Thu 12 Mar 2020 19:06GMT

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