Border conflicts have marred east African states for decades, but some political goodwill has finally emerged in the region, seeking to build an enduring peace.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed made the appeal to United Nations Security Council, saying half of his country's people are facing "acute food shortages". At least 260,000 people died in 2011 famine in Somalia.
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, better known in Somalia by his nickname "Farmajo," pledges to cut down on corruption as he takes office.
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