List of Presidents of Somalia

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 24th, 2012
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IndepthAfrica – The morning mist on the flowers is my shed tears; and the whispering of the trees is the wailing of my devastated heart. They are twisting my heart, but I am too old to cry. They are expert only, on how to divide us. Implanting seeds of hatred and malice among family and [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 17th, 2012
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By Osman Hassan As desperate and downtrodden people, blighted by decades of deprivation under a failed State, we the Somalis are understandably prone to instant euphoria and escapism the moment we sense relief from our predicament is over the horizon. Such was the occasion when a young, beguiling, li...
By IndepthAfrica
In Somali
Nov 4th, 2012
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SOMALI Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon Said has announced the members of his new government, noting that a woman has been named as foreign minister for the first time in the country’s history. “After long discussions and consultations, I have named my cabinet, which consists of only 10 ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 11th, 2012
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Somali writer and analyst Faysal Abdi Roble said Monday’s election of a little-known candidate as the next president of Somalia is a clear message that Somalis want to move forward from the days of corrupt and clan-dominated governments to a more effective leadership. Somalia’s parliament Monday elec...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 3rd, 2011
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Somalia’s newly approved prime minister, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali is in the mid of tough consultations aimed the appointment of his new cabinet, RBC Radio reports. Sources close to the prime minister’s office told RBC Radio that the premier begun discussions with the president Sheikh Sharif on Friday as ...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 20th, 2011
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Mohamed attends his swearing-in ceremony as the new prime minister in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia. Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed on Sunday announced his resignation in accordance with an agreement reached by the president and the speaker of the parliament. (Xinhua/Ismail Warsameh) ...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 31st, 2010
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Somalia’s parliament has approved a new prime minister, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. About three-fourths of the 392 lawmakers present endorsed the prime minister in the vote in Mogadishu Sunday. The vote was delayed for more than a week because of a dispute between President Shiekh Sharif Sheikh ...
By benim
In Analysis
Oct 23rd, 2010
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Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo), the new Prime Minister designate was a former colleague of mine and fellow civil servant in Somalia’s Foreign Ministry. He was there almost a year when I joined the service in mid 1983. In the Foreign Ministry in Mogadishu, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed was a quiet, u...
By benim
In Facts about Africa
Oct 15th, 2010
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Somalia has been without an effective central government since President Siad Barre was overthrown in 1991. Years of fighting between rival warlords and an inability to deal with famine and disease have led to the deaths of up to one million people. Comprised of a former British protectorate and an I...