We, the Webmasters and staff of Banadir.com learned the assassination
of our great friend, Abdulkadir Yahya Ali, by six masked thugs
in front of his wife and in front of their own home in Mogadishu.
The assassination of this noble person has grieved us more
than we can, and we beg to tender our heartfelt condolence
to his family, relatives, colleagues and friends.
and Co-Director of the Centre for Research and Dialogue
we live in a country where marauding gangsters murder innocent
people in cold blood. There is one thing, however, that we
would like to highlight on the execution of this brave man--that
he was assassinated in front of his wife, we are therefore
sending our heartfelt condolence to his wife and strongly
condemn this heinous crime against a peace loving person:
"It is with deep grief that we learned the assassination
of your kind and brave husband in front of your own eyes,
and, especially that it is affecting your young heart beyond
what is common in such cases. It is this sad country of ours,
sorrow comes to all, and to the family, relatives, friends
and colleagues with bitter agony, because it takes them unawares.
As a result, we ventured to address you this condolence to
the memory of your early fallen husband and our friend and
We urge all peace loving Somalis to stand firm and stamp out
May Allah give you that consolation which is beyond all earthly