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Former Somali leader Mohamud wins presidency again

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Reuters UK

By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) -Former Somali leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud won the presidency again on Sunday in a vote by parliamentarians behind blast walls in an airport hangar as a popular election remains impossible in the conflict-wracked nation. Mohamud, 66, defeated incumbent President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in a runoff after three rounds of voting throughout the day. Supporters greeted the result by cheering and firing guns into the air around the capital Mogadishu Mohamud faces a daunting task in the Horn of Africa nation of 15 million people which is suffering drought, hunger… read more