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Somalia President in Eritrea for Landmark Visit

Somali president has begun a three-day work visit to Eritrea

BY TESFANEWS

Somalia’s President Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed (Farmajo) arrives in Asmara at midday today for a three-day historic visit at the invitation of President Isaias Afwerki.

Upon arrival at the Asmara International Airport, President Mohammed Abdullahi was accorded warm welcome by President Isaias Afwerki and senior Government and PFDJ officials. Continue reading Somalia President in Eritrea for Landmark Visit

Mohamed Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Chosen as New Somalia President

Hambalyo, President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” for winning the most expensive election, per vote, in history!

Somalia’s Parliament elected former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’, a dual US-Somali citizen, as the country’s 9th new president.

By BBC News,

Somalia’s MPs have elected a Somali-US national as the country’s new president in a vote held in an aircraft hangar. Ex-Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed beat President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in a surprise result.

The vote was held at the heavily guarded airport complex in the capital, Mogadishu, as the rest of the country is too dangerous. Traffic was banned and a no-fly zone imposed over the city to prevent attacks by militant Islamists. Continue reading Mohamed Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Chosen as New Somalia President