Mogadishu has new Mayor in less than 2 years

Yusuf Hussein Jimale is the new mayor of recuperating Somali capital, Mogadishu.

According to ministry of interior, Jimale will immediately replace former mayor Hassan Mohamed Hussein aka Mungab who was in the job since February 2014.

Unconfirmed reports say the decision to replace the mayor follows disagreement between the Mogadishu municipality office and ministry of Interior on clearing road blocks erected for security purpose near Mogadishu International Airport last week.

His replacement Yusuf Jimale is the secretary general of Peace and Development party that is linked to President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.