Somalia's first female mayor; Safiya

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The city of Beledweyne in central Somalia has produced the country’s first female mayor in the person of Safiya Hassan Sheikh Ali Jimale.

Reports indicate that she is not new to public office having previously served as an official of the Shibis district.

Speaking to the VOA Somali service on her appointment, she stressed that she will not shy from tackling her mandate head-on.

List of other female mayors across Africa

  • Sierra Leone (Freetown) = Yvonne Aki Sawyerr
  • Rwanda (Kigali) = Marie-Chantal Rwakazina
  • The Gambia (Banjul) = Rohey Malick Lowe
  • Senegal (Dakar) = Soham El Wardani
https://www.africanews.com/2019/05/28/somalia-s-first-female-mayor-appointed-in-city-of-beledweyne/

Surprised that this is rare in other African countries:ohhh:
 
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Gibiin-Udug

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It's not really surprising, the HAG community have always been regarded as the most educated, most European like. We are not like those typical Sub Saharan lot in Northeastern Somalia.
Loooooooool


Yes this is so European like.

 

Basra

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Basra stop being lazy, you need to run for office like Ilhan

no no no huuno i do prefer to be lazy huuno & anonymous. I can never speak in public. I am allergic to humans. I mean, me be a public figure? istaqfurulaah
 

Gibiin-Udug

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no no no huuno i do prefer to be lazy huuno & anonymous. I can never speak in public. I am allergic to humans. I mean, me be a public figure? istaqfurulaah
You're so humble.

You won a seat in Mankato elections.
 

Basra

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Interesting!

She needs to step down!

oh hell no! I take my congratulations back! Say what??? She shut down a HIV clinic? Oh hell no! This is unforgivable. I bet she is so backwards, she doesnt believe Aids Hiv exist!
 

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