A Somali man has married two different women on the same day and has even encouraged other men to do so. Bashir Mohamed told the BBC Somali Service that he married the two women because he wants "many children". "I used to bring them together to socialize with me at my home,"
Somaliland, a break-away region in northwest Somalia, celebrates 27 years of "independence" from the rest of Somalia this week. The former British protectorate declared independence from Somalia in 1991 when the last effective Somali central government collapsed after a coalition of clan militias overthrew military president Siyad Bare. It joined Somalia