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Central African Republic Gets First Muslim PM

The Central African Republic has its first Muslim prime minister. Mahamat Kamoun, a former special adviser to interim President Catherine Samba-Panza, will lead a transitional government that is seeking to implement a cease-fire signed last month after a year of sectarian violence. The 53-year-old Kamoun is the first Muslim to serve as prime minister in the CAR since it gained independence from France in 1960. He was director general of the treasury under former president Francois...

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