Somalia's first female mayor.

Position:Kaleidoscope - Beledweyne, Somalia mayor Safiya Hassan Sheikh Ali Jimale
 
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Safiya Hassan Sheikh Ali Jimale has become Somalia's first female mayor in the city of Beledweyne in central Somalia.

Speaking to the Somali VOA (Voice of America) service on her appointment, she stressed that she will not shy away from tackling her mandate head-on.

In the conservative Islamic society, women have been making significant inroads into all areas of public and political life.

Women serve in both...

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