CORRECTION Somalia Corruption

January 26, 2013 - 12:32 PM
CORRECTS SURNAME - Somali education minister Maryan Qasim Ahmed, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her office in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, Jan, 26, 2013. Three officials have been arrested for mismanaging a scholarship scheme that sends Somali students to Turkey, Somalia’s education minister said Saturday, a sign that the fledgling government is committed to fighting the corruption that contributes to the country’s failed-state status. Minister Maryan Qasim Ahmed said the officials were arrested for offering the scholarships to undeserving students. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)