Mohamud

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 7th, 2013
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Mo Farah could play a leading role in a small army of Britons recruited to unite and inspire their native Somalia after 22 years of civil war, the country’s President said yesterday. The Olympic here, who was born in Mogadishu, would be an ideal choice to help to rebuild the “new Somalia” as it emerg...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 19th, 2013
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About 4,000 jubilant, flag-waving Minnesota Somalis greeted their homeland’s new president Friday at the Minneapolis Convention Center, hailing his vows to bring peace, stability and opportunity to the nation after a generation of chaos. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud asked for patience in rebuilding th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 28th, 2012
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Hassan Mohamud was shocked to inherit a ‘broke’ government but is confident of change By Malkhadir M Muhumed Only a day after Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was sworn into office, the stark reality of his country dawned on him: Army commanders told him “they can’t rule out the possibility ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 24th, 2012
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Is the poster child of failed states finally getting its act together? After the twin suicide attacks that killed 14 people in Mogadishu last week and an assassination attempt on the president a little more than a week before that, predictions of a Somali Spring would seem to be, at the very least, p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2012
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By Abdi Aynte On Monday, Somalia lived up to its track record for never re-electing an incumbent leader. President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed lost to a political newcomer, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, in a landslide victory that represented a stinging condemnation of the status quo, and an unequivocal vote for ch...
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...