EDITORIAL: Somalia’s next President: Here is our choice Somalia’s Super Sunday is finally with us. And the country expects to have a new leader in place before people head...Read more
EDITORIAL | Somali MP Amina Mohamed Abdi was one of the glowing flowers in our chaotic but nascent democracy. Last week, as she campaigned to seek reelection, a suicide bomber appeared and exploded, ending her life and several others.
Ms. Abdi is not the only senior figure whose life has been plucked from her prime years. It may not be the last. But hers points to an emerging problem with Somalia’s amnesty policy towards terror merchants al-Shabaab. Preliminary details show the bomber was once a Shabaab member roped back into society under Somalia’s re-integration program.
The program, which began nearly ten years ago,...
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