Sheikh Sharif Ahmed

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 3rd, 2012
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Nairobi – A suspected suicide bomber killed himself and wounded nine people when he detonated a grenade near a military air base in Nairobi on Friday, police said, in the latest such attack since Kenya’s military foray into neighbouring Somalia. The incident occurred in a Somali-dominated...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 13th, 2012
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By Ahmed M.I. Egal The impending expiry of Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG) has occasioned an unseemly rush to establish a ‘permanent’, and therefore ‘legitimate’, administration in the country. This forms a severe test for the Somalia Policy of the Western Powers. That is, if we can u...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 7th, 2012
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Ahmed M.I Egal The impending expiry of the term of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Sheikh Sharif Ahmed in August this year has occasioned an unseemly rush to establish a ‘permanent’ and therefore ‘legitimate’ government in Somalia by the Western powers. The simple fact is that the Wester...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 2nd, 2012
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Britain has appointed its first ambassador to war-torn Somalia in more than two decades. The announcement came Thursday, as British Foreign Secretary William Hague made a landmark visit to the Horn of Africa country, where he spoke with reporters after meeting with President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed. “The...
By benim
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Nov 22nd, 2010
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As the trial of 10 alleged Somali pirates gets underway in Hamburg, many western nations are doing their utmost to help the crisis-torn nation and support the interim Somali government in rebuilding state structures. Somalia has been in a civil war nearly non-stop since dictator Siad Barre was overth...