Tue 30 December 2008, BBC News

New year heralds new Somali fears

By Mohamed Olad Hassan
Many soldiers loyal to Somalia's recently resigned President Abdullahi Yusuf have been fleeing the capital. "I sold my gun and left Mogadishu on Sunday after I realised President Yusuf was going to resign," said 28-year-old Farah Abdi. He is heading back to Mr Yusuf's semi-autonomous region of Puntland in the...
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