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Vol 58 No 5

Published 3rd March 2017


Shock pick for PM

Newly elected President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo''s nomination on 23 February of Norwegian-Somali Hassan Ali Khaire as Prime Minister caused widespread surprise in Mogadishu. Former Executive Director of the controversial British-based Soma Oil and Gas, Khaire had been closely associated with the outgoing regime of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.

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