60228
New President Says 20 Years Needed to Fix Somalia
International

New President Says 20 Years Needed to Fix Somalia

Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi has been inaugurated in the capital Mogadishu, promising to restore dignity to the troubled Horn of Africa nation but warning it will take another two decades to “fix” the country.
“Multiple challenges are ahead of our government. Therefore, I am telling people that because of the limited resources we have, our achievements will be limited,” said Mohamed, also known as Farmajo on Wednesday at the ceremony, Aljazeera reported.
“For the past 26 years, there have conflicts and droughts, so it will take other 20 years to fix this country.”
The dual US-Somali citizen and former prime minister was sworn-in at a ceremony held in the highly-secured airport zone to avoid an attack by the Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab group, which has threatened a “vicious war” against the new government. 

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/pT9ybe
  1. https://goo.gl/aKvWvn
  • https://goo.gl/NUOJeM
  • https://goo.gl/z4VTpd
  • https://goo.gl/r4Pj3w
  • https://goo.gl/5zaFaI

You can also read ...

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy, on August 15.
Rescue workers combed through the rubble of Italy’s bridge...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) met South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a historic border summit in April.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday his visit...
Bolton to Meet Russian  Counterpart in Switzerland
US National security adviser John Bolton will travel to Geneva...
Saudi-UAE Air Raids Target Yemen’s Hodaida
Saudi-UAE coalition airstrikes on Yemen’s Hodaida province...
Ghazni Residents Emerge After Taliban Pushed From City
Afghan forces appeared to have finally pushed Taliban fighters...
Pennsylvania Priests Abused Over 1,000 Children
Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested...
Westminster Crash Terror Suspect Named
The man being held on suspicion of terrorism after the...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus