Head of Sudan’s now-defunct navy council sworn in as head of recent sovereign council

KHARTOUM — Normal Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the outgoing head of Sudan’s navy council, was sworn in as head of the newly-formed Sovereign Council in entrance of the pinnacle of the nation’s judiciary.

The remaining 10 members of the Sovereign Council might be sworn in afterward Wednesday. Prime Minister-nominee Abdalla Hamdok can be anticipated to be sworn in later within the day. (Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz; Writing by Yousef Saba; Modifying by Toby Chopra)