C.Africa gets new govt after landmark presidential vote

Three candidates who came up short against President Faustin-Archange Touadera, elected in a February 14 run-off vote, are in the new government's cabinetPrime Minister Mathieu Simplice Sarandji’s cabinet announced on national radio has 23 members, with none drawn from the Muslim and Christian militias behind the bloodletting sparked by a coup three years ago. Three candidates who came up short against President Faustin-Archange Touadera, elected in a February 14 run-off vote, are in the cabinet, including Defence Minister Joseph Yakete. Jean-Serge Bokassa, tapped for interior minister, and Charles Armel Doubane, who will handle foreign affairs, also ran unsuccessfully to lead the war-torn nation.

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