Somalia

Somali Central Bank President Resigns, Says Too Much Pressure to Participate in Corruption

Was on the job less than two months

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Somalia's central bank governor has resigned less than two months into the job, citing pressure to authorize improper deals, diplomats said on Monday.

The departure of Yussur Abrar, the first woman to occupy the post, is a blow to foreign donors pumping billions of dollars in aid money into a Horn of Africa country grappling with an Islamist insurgency.