THE nomination of Mr. Stanis laus Payasama, a leading Sudanese Catholic. as a candidate for the post of Prime Minister at the first meeting of the recently elected Sudanese House of Representatives can be taken as a gesture indicating dissatisfaction with the record and attitude of the country's larger parties and of the former Government on the part of a large number of Southerners. Mr. Payasama received 25 votes, compared with the winning candidate, Abdullah Khalil, who received 104 votes. and the runner-up Mr. Ismail Elazhari. who received 44 votes. Not all the southern members supported Mr. Payasama; 20 of them voted for other candidates, and one, a believer in federation and decentralisation, is in prison in the south, accused of forming an illegal society. The night before the House met, southern members met and chose as the leader of their group one of the two priests recently elected to Parliament, Fr. Saturnino Lahureh.
Heol Griff Goch
Among the Welsh names with local associations that Penyhont Council, like so many Welsh urban and rural councils, is giving to streets in its new housing estate is Heed Griff (loch (Re Griffiths Street). He was the 6ft. 9 in. giant labour master of the great Cistercian house of Margam.