Zuma pledges to 'work together' with new Somali leader Farmajo
Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma has pledged to work together with the newly elected president of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has said in a statement.
In separate statements issued in Somalia on Wednesday night, the UN Assistance Mission in the country (UNSOM) and the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia congratulated former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on his election as Somalia's new president.
How Somali Muslims are raising a 10,000-person anti-hate army
In November 2015, Asma Jama, a Somali-born woman living in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, was waiting for her pasta alfredo at Applebee’s, chatting in Swahili with her family, when she was confronted by Jodie Burchard-Risch. Burchard-Risch demanded that Jama speak English or go home. Then, she smashed her beer mug in Jama’s face.
Somalia's new leader Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo vows to rebuild failed state
Supporters of Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a veteran diplomat and former prime minister, hope he can be the answer to corruption and extremism in the world's most notorious failed state.