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Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Sworn In as Somali President 

HeadlineMay 16, 2022

In news from Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been sworn in as Somalia’s next president after beating 35 other candidates in a long-overdue election. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud previously led Somalia from 2012 to 2017. Somalia is facing multiple crises, including a devastating drought and an armed insurgency led by the group al-Shabab. Earlier this month, al-Shabab fighters attacked an African Union base in Somalia, killing 10 soldiers from Burundi who were serving as part of an African Union peacekeeping team.

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