Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed

By benim
In East Africa
Jul 4th, 2011
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Somalia’s newly appointed prime minister said on Monday that fighting corruption and defeating al-Qaida-linked militants will be top priorities during his term. A recent attempt to clean up Somalia’s weak government and fight militants suffered a set back after a U.N.-backed deal allowed ...
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 22nd, 2011
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Nairobi – Angry Somali citizens and agitated members of parliament say they fear the recent forced resignation of the country’s Somali-American prime minister will allow government corruption to rise again. More than 150 lawmakers on Tuesday called for an urgent session of parliament to d...
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
Jun 13th, 2011
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Mogadishu – A deal signed by Somalia’s president and parliament speaker providing for the dismissal of the prime minister and his government needs parliament’s approval, the cabinet said. The ministers said late on Saturday they had met with Prime Minister Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed t...
By benim
In East Africa
May 6th, 2011
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Ammunition intended for peacekeepers ends up in militant hands. Humanitarian workers pay Somali Islamist rebels protection money. U.N. and Somali officials are accused of skimming from contracts. About $1 billion is poured into Somalia each year for humanitarian, development and security projects, bu...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 6th, 2011
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MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somali government forces and African Union peacekeepers can take back control of the country’s ruined capital from Islamist insurgents within a year, the Somali prime minister said Wednesday. “We just need one year. Our forces are advancing in the city,” Mohamed...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 4th, 2011
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One of the two Somali-Canadian women believed to have been lured from Toronto by the Al Shabaab is the niece of the prime minister of Somalia, sources say, and efforts are being made at the highest level in that country to get her out of the “clutches” of the outlawed terrorist group. “I can’t talk [...
By benim
In East Africa
Mar 11th, 2011
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Somali pirates and Islamists are learning from each other and al Qaeda could hijack oil tankers to be used in September 11-style attacks, Somalia’s prime minister said on Thursday. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed told a U.N. Security Council debate on Somalia his embattled nation faced “two evi...