Somali premier appoints central bank governor

The prime minister of Somalia, Ali Muhammad Gedi, appointed Bashir Ise Ali as the central bank governor at a cabinet meeting held in Nairobi on 12 April.

The cabinet meeting, which lasted five hours, discussed the appointments of several senior officials, the Shabeelle Media Network website reported.

The transitional government, however, has no functioning army, central bank or justice services. They will all have to be set up once the government returns to Somalia from Kenya, officials were qu