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Vol 48 No 21

Published 19th October 2007


Somalia

Fall out at the top

The rift between President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed and Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi is in full swing. The latest twist came when Attorney General Abdullahi Dahir ordered the arrest of Supreme Court Chairman Yusuf Ali Hirsi, a close ally of the Prime Minister. Ali Mohamed promptly demanded the Attorney General's dismissal but, with the President's full backing, he refused to go.

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