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Somalis protest against new leaders in Kismayo

Somali Islamists arrested 35 people and shot in the air to disperse a protest in Kismayo against the new administration at the key port it seized last month, witnesses said on Saturday. Scores of people took to the streets late on Friday, burning tyres and blocking roads, after the Islamists appointed a new governor, mayor and heads of the airport, port and the city’s overall security. The protesters said the Islamists, who captured Somalia’s third city on Sept. 25, had not shared power fairly when picking the port’s new leadership. Full Story

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