Transitional Federal Government

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 28th, 2013
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By FPIF Somalia’s power-sharing system has failed. By Nafisa G. Santur In most of the world’s parliamentary democracies, it’s rare to see presidents and prime ministers bickering, since their roles and responsibilities are more or less distinct and rarely overlap. However, in many African governments...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2013
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By Gwynne Dyer, Special to QMI Agence There have been no elections in Somalia since 1967 and there won’t be any this year, either. But the country has a new parliament (appointed on the advice of clan elders) that has elected a new president, and the new government controls a significant part of the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2013
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A rainbow of passports shines through the homogenized Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport. The chaotic atmosphere is synthesized by the lingering image of the deep blue Indian Ocean. With broken Somali, and eighteen years of age, I find myself rolling my luggage through the dust-filled streets ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 9th, 2013
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  After 20 years of sliding backwards, Somalia has taken a step in the right direction. Together with international efforts and adoption of a new federal constitution by the 825-member Assembly of Somali Elders, the country has renewed hopes for the return of peace.   Somalia’s Transitional...
By benim
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Nov 25th, 2012
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At least 20 people have been killed and several others injured in double bomb attacks, which rocked port city of Kismayo in southern Somalia. The first bomb went off on Sunday morning near an administrative building where at least 15 people including women lost their lives and dozens of others were i...
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
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Nov 12th, 2012
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Foreign Minister must serve the nation and avoid behaving like the previous transitional authority. Any tribal or territorial dispute must be left alone for our traditional elders and the ministry of Interior. We must not favor one tribal entity over another and the government’s public position must ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 26th, 2012
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Mohamud M Uluso Somalia adopted a UN-drafted Provisional Constitution, formed a new national parliament representing the entire population of the country and elected a national leadership for ending 12 years of a chaotic transition period and established a permanent, representative and accountable go...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 1st, 2012
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has congratulated Somalia on its transition of government, speaking in Washington-”What has been accomplished has exceeded what many thought was possible. And it’s taken a lot of hard work and a lot of sacrifice, first and foremost from the people of Somalia,”Speaki...
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...