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Photos: The People Creating the World's Newest Country


Building a new country is a tough job, but somebody's gotta do it. Zed Nelson photographs the people helping create South Sudan, the world's newest country. Politicians, the middle class, newspaper editors, and rap artists are all captured in this unique photo essay of a country getting on its feet. We're curious about the accuracy of these figures - was anyone omitted? To see the whole gallery, click here.

(via The Guardian)

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Mali Announces New Interim Prime Minister Following Ongoing Protests

Mali has announced former Foreign Minister Moctar Ouane as the country's new interim Prime Minister.

Mali has reportedly announced former foreign minister Moctar Ouane as the country's new interim Prime Minister. This appointment follows two days after retired Colonel Bah Ndaw was sworn in as the country's president and coup leader Colonel Assimi Goita was sworn in as vice president. This government reformation is in response to ECOWAS blocking Mali from trade relations after the ousting of former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in August.

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