Geeska Afrika Online
Fowzia Yusuf

Somali's First Woman to Form a Political Party

Mogadishu (HAN) October 16, 2015. Public Diplomacy and Regional Investment & Security News. Somalia is seeing an increase in the number of political parties ahead of elections in 2016 and women are not being left behind. CCTV’s Abdulaziz Billow brings us the story of Fawzia Yusuf – the first Somali woman to head a political party in the East African nation.


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