Somali President Sworn In

Six heads of state, dozens of dignitaries from almost all continents, and Somalis from every walk of life were on hand to witness the swearing-in of Somalia’s new president. On a raised platform in the middle of Nairobi’s Kasarani Sports Stadium, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed pledged on the Koran to govern Somalia according to the constitution that was produced after two years of peace talks. A 21-gun salute followed, then a military band played Somalia’s national anthem. Full Story

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