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Somali elders add new wrinkle to politics

New government looks to country's traditional community leaders to help guide national transition.
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2012 04:39

Somalia has unveiled its new governmental ministers, including a female foreign minister, Fizeau Usaf Hajji Aden.

She is the first woman to hold such a senior position.

The government is also looking to Somalia's traditional elders to help underpin the political transition.

Al Jazeera's Peter Greste reports Somalia.

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