Sharif Ahmed

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 7th, 2012
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MOGADISHU, Somalia, January 7, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Ambassador Augustine Mahiga today expressed deep concern over the continuing parliamentary dispute in Mogadishu. He called on all parties to refrain fr...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 5th, 2012
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Mogadishu – Fistfights erupted in Somalia’s parliament late Wednesday as lawmakers elected a new speaker in a move condemned by the troubled nation’s president as “null and void”. Several supporters of Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan – sacked as speaker in a controversia...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 10th, 2011
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Mogadishu – Several armed and masked men on Wednesday shot to death a Somali lawmaker in front of his house in the capital Mogadishu, witnesses and colleagues said. Adan Bule Mohamed was killed after being shot several times in the head and shoulder in front of his house in the Dharkinley neigh...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 27th, 2011
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Nairobi – Kenya vowed its troops and tanks would leave southern Somalia as soon as it had defeated the al-Qaeda linked Shabaab rebels, government spokesperson Alfred Mutua said on Thursday. “The Kenyan government’s strategy is to destroy Al-Shabaab’s network within the shortes...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 25th, 2011
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Nairobi – American and European officials on Tuesday joined some Somali residents in expressing dismay over comments from Somalia’s president that called on foreign military allies to stop twin advances against Islamic insurgents. The remarks called into question President Sheik Sharif Sh...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 6th, 2011
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Somali leaders adopted a roadmap on Tuesday designed to lead to elections within a year and end a string of fragile transition governments that have failed to bring peace to the anarchic Horn of Africa nation. According to the road map, the aim is to hold polls by August 20 next year for members of [...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 3rd, 2011
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Nairobi – Somali leaders will hold a rare three-day conference in the war-torn capital Mogadishu next week in an effort to resolve 20 years of turmoil and set up plans for a new government. The UN-backed meeting will gather leaders of the Transitional Federal Government as well from the breakaw...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 7th, 2011
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Fighting erupted on Sunday in Mogadishu between government troops and al Shabaab insurgents a day after the rebels said they were leaving the Somali capital and the government declared it controlled most of the city, residents and officials said. A spokesman for the African Union (AU) peace keeping f...
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
Jun 28th, 2011
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Somali lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved the appointment of a new, Harvard-educated prime minister who said Tuesday that he would focus on combating the country’s al-Qaida-linked militants who are trying to topple his U.N.-backed, fragile government. Parliamentary Speaker Sharif Hassan She...