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World Court Elects Its First Somali President

Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf has become the first Somali to lead the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands. "I am humbled by this election. And I feel that it actually shows the trust placed in me by my colleagues. That's why I'm extremely grateful to them," he told VOA's Somali service by phone. "I hope that I will be able to meet their expectations and to perform the responsibilities entrusted to me in the best way possible — to show them...

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