Ex-Somali president Abdullahi Yousuf dies aged 77

LONDON, Somalia (Keydmedia) – Former Somalia president Abdullahi Yousuf Ahmed, a long term veteran politician, warlord and strongman, has on Friday morning died at a hospital in the United Arab Emirates, according to family members.
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“Abdullahi Yousuf Ahmed passed away around 4:00 a.m. local time at a hospital in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, his death was caused by 10-minute complications from pneumonia,” Abdirashid Shire Yousuf,a nephew confirmed to Keydmedia English News by phone.

Mr. Yousuf,a father of four has served as president of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG)of Somalia from 2004-2008. He moved to Yemen and the UAE to live as exile. The Somali government announced a three-day mourning period for Mr. Yusuf\

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