Somalia turns to former governor to take the reins again

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The Somali government has re-appointed former central bank governor Bashir Ise Ali to the top job at the Central Bank of Somalia on an interim basis, a month after Yussur Abrar quit amid reports she was being pressured by the government to collaborate in covering up corruption.

Newswire Reuters today reported that finance minister Mohamud Hassan Suleiman confirmed Ali had been asked to take the post on an interim basis. His first term as central bank governor began in 2005.

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