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Vol 60 No 17

Published 30th August 2019


Hamdok's appeal

Starting work on 22 August, a day after he was sworn in, new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok quickly amassed support, ranging from activists in the sit-in outside the military headquarters to loyalists of the former ruling National Congress Party (NCP), as well as the United Nations. Hamdok knows he has to move quickly, establishing a record of achievement for his government as a defence against sabotage attempts by generals and Islamist die-hards.

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