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Somali elders add new wrinkle to politics


Tuesday, November 06, 2012






New government looks to country's traditional community leaders to help guide national transition.

Somalia has unveiled its new governmental ministers, including a female foreign minister, Fizeau Usaf Hajji Aden.

She is the first woman to hold such a senior position.

The government is also looking to Somalia's traditional elders to help underpin the political transition.

Al Jazeera's Peter Greste reports Somalia.





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