Federal Government of Somalia

By IAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2014
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In addition to ongoing war against terrorist group Al Shabab, looming famine that would affect million people, and intense polarization engendered by the compulsory clan federalism, Somalia suffers many other ills. For background, I hypothesized in my article of June 2014 on the demotion of President...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2014
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– By Dr Dominik Balthasar Somalia has achieved important progress since the onset of the year of 2014. Most prominent among the positive developments is the push-back of al-Shabaab, realised by a joint military offensive of the Somali Armed Forces (SAF) and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2014
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– Dominik Balthasar Currently thought of as the petroleum sector’s latest ‘frontier region’, Somalia constitutes not only one of the most promising, but also most the most challenging of potential oil exporting countries. Whereas international enterprises face risks with regards to political fragilit...
By IAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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Somalia is  on the whole debased  by the UN and it has become the norm for the UN to dictate for Somali federal government how to do business in Somalia. In sum, it is no longer a secret that the UN is the entity that runs in the background the political machines and all decision-making […]...
By IAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2014
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By Mohamud M. Uluso The post transitional Somali leaders elected in 2012 were entrusted with the special duty to lead a full-fledged state of Somalia with its sovereignty, unity, economic recovery, security, and institutional capacity restored and to conduct a free and fair national political electio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2014
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– By Annisa Omar It is not everyday that UK Somali journalists meet in London to discuss a law in Somalia – a country known for its lawlessness and for being the epitome of a failed state. But this is not any law, but a law which could potentially be a pillar for democratic progress […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 22nd, 2013
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On December 2, the UN Secretary General (UNSG) submitted a second three-month report on Somalia to the UN Security Council (UNSC) since the establishment of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) on June 3rd in accordance with resolution 2102 (2013). On December 10, the Special Representative o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 7th, 2013
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After one year of consultations, planning sessions, and international conferences, representatives of the International Community (Development Partners) and High level delegation led by President Hassan Sh. Mohamud of the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS) met at the headquarter of the European Union ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2013
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The news from Nairobi over the last few days has been appalling. But, given the frequency of Al Shabaab’s grenade-throwing over the past 18 months, the attack shouldn’t have come as much of a surprise to watchers of the region. Yet, despite the magnitude of the death toll, the Kenyan government has s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 26th, 2013
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Over the last 2 years Kenya has been one of the few countries successful in its military engagement with Al-Shabaab – expelling the Al-Qaeda affiliate from Kismayo, Somalia’s third largest city. However, the Kenyan government has also been tolerating the presence of a young Somali-Kenyan radical cler...