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Sudan has named Neemat Abdullah Mohamed Khair as the nation’s first-ever chief justice, the latest top appointment for a woman as the Islamist regime of ex-President Omar al-Bashir is slowly dismantled. The choice of Khair was announced recently by Sudan’s sovereign council, part of a transitional government set up to share duties between the army and protesters who helped oust Bashir in April. The new government named Sudan’s first-ever female foreign minister, Asma Abdullah, in September.