Min­is­ters re­placed in So­ma­lia

Weekend Argus (Sunday Edition) - - AFRICA -

MOGADISHU: So­ma­lia’s Prime Min­is­ter Has­san Ali Khaire has sacked his min­is­ters for for­eign af­fairs, the in­te­rior and com­merce, re­plac­ing them with new­com­ers, the govern­ment said on Thurs­day as it bat­tled an Is­lamist in­sur­gency.

The in­for­ma­tion min­istry said there had been a “a dire need” to ap­point new min­is­ters to these posts, say­ing the new cabi­net mem­bers would help the govern­ment tackle its heavy work­load.

Last year the de­fence min­is­ter and the head of the mil­i­tary were sacked and re­placed. – Reuters

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