Abdiweli Mohamed Ali

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 8th, 2012
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Somalia’s 25 presidential hopefuls were campaigning ahead of an election due Monday, the final stage of a UN-backed process to set up a new administration for the war-torn country. The election has been delayed several times – having already missed an August 20 deadline – but intern...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 18th, 2012
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Somalia’s interim government has denied allegations of corruption contained in a leaked UN report. It alleged that around 70% of money intended for development and reconstruction in a country racked by 20 years of war was unaccounted for. A statement from the prime minister’s office said ...
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Jun 18th, 2012
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By Abdisalam Warsame Hassan and Awet T. Weldemichael For nearly two decades, a small United Nations body has managed Somalia’s airspace without Somali involvement and international oversight. Sources close to that office reveal that an internal report documented its 19 years of mismanagement, financi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2012
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Somalia’s prime minister narrowly escaped assassination when a female suicide bomber blew herself up at National Theatre. me me...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2012
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The moment when a female suicide bomber blew herself up at a VIP event at the country’s National Theatre during a speech by the prime minister has been captured on video. The explosion happened as Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, the Prime Minister took the podium at a ceremony in the capital, Mogadishu, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 25th, 2012
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By John Glaser, The prime minister of the government of Somalia, which has control over parts of the capital Mogadishu, promised the West a share in its oil riches in exchange for security and reconstruction in an interview this week. Significant oil reserves have been discovered in Somalia, and afte...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 23rd, 2012
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World leaders are gathering in London Thursday for a conference aimed at coming up with a coordinated response to decades of instability in Somalia. Representatives of 40 countries will attend the conference, including U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and United Nations Secretary-General Ban K...