EAST AFRICA

Why Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud missed IGAD summit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud attend a joint press conference in Ankara, Turkey, on July 6, 2022.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud attend a joint press conference in Ankara, Turkey, on July 6, 2022. © Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua News Agency/Newscom/MaxPPP
Held up in Ankara by President Erdogan, the Somali president did not arrive in time for the meeting in Nairobi, despite the pressing nature of the topics up for discussion. [...] (253 words)
Issue dated 12/07/2022 Reading time 2 minutes
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