Somali government appoints new central bank governor

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Somalia’s government has appointed one of its prime minister’s senior advisers as the new central bank governor.

Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi was made governor of the Central Bank of Somalia on April 4, the bank confirmed on social media. He has spent the last two years as senior economic adviser to Somali prime minister Hassan Ali Khayre, a report in the news outlet Radio Dalsan announced.

Bashir Isse, who served as the governor since November 2013, has been replaced by Abdullahi. Isse

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