“The agreements made by the three countries will certainly help to bring these countries and other countries from the region closer ” – President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.
ASMAIT FUTSUMBRHAN | ERITREA PROFILE
Last week, on 13 December, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki made a to Somalia, where he met and held talks with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed [Farmaajo]. President Isaias’s visit to Somalia was in continuation of the recent consultative historic visit of the Heads of State and Government of Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia. Tripartite Summits Continue reading Exclusive Interview with President Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia
Impeachment motion flops as 14 out of the 92 MPs whose names originally appear on the motion back down saying ‘they didn’t sign up to it’. The perpetrators behind this motion must have forged their signature then and that only mean they committed fraud on a national level. Time to face justice.
An impeachment motion submitted on Sunday by some Somali legislators against President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has been dropped because of a lack of support. Continue reading Somalia President Impeachment Motion ‘Dropped’
‘Rendition of ONLF rebel leader, Abdikarim Sheikh Muse (aka Qalbi Dhagax ) to Ethiopia was unlawful; ONLF is not a terrorist organization’ : Somali Parliamentary Commission Report
A looming political crisis. Somalia’s 152 Members of Parliament approved the commission’s findings, while Six MPs rejected, and three abstained.
ABDULAZIZ OSMAN | VOA NEWS
The controversial extradition of a prominent ONLF rebel leader to Ethiopia was illegal, a report by a Somali parliamentary commission said Saturday.
Abdikarim Sheikh Muse, a top member of Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), which is based in Ethiopia, was handed over to Ethiopian authorities on August 28, after he was detained by Somali security forces in the central Somali town of Galkayo on August 23.
Continue reading Somalia Illegally Extradited Citizen to Ethiopia: Parliamentary Report
A blow to the Farmaajo-Khayre government
Defense Minister Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed (L) and army chief General Mohamed Ahmed Jimale have resigned as Al-Shabaab steps up attacks on army bases across the southern and central parts of the country.
MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN | VOA NEWS
Somalia’s defense minister and the country’s military chief, who were leading the fight against Islamist militants, have both resigned from the government, officials said Thursday.
Speaking to VOA Somali, Information Minister Abdurahman Omar Osman said the defense minister, Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed, and the army chief, General Mohamed Ahmed Jimale, both submitted their resignations at the government’s weekly cabinet meeting.
Continue reading Somalia: Defense Minister and Army Chief Resign
Will the Somali people forgive Farmajo?
Treasonous Act. By handing ONLF officer Abdikarim Sheikh Muse (Qalbi-Dhagax) to Ethiopia, the government of President Farmaajo has unleashed a collective public fury the likes of which Somalia had never seen. (Photo: Garowe Online)
ABUKAR ARMAN | AL JAZEERA
All betrayals are not made equal. In recent weeks, a political disaster of epic proportions has befallen upon Somalia. The Somali government has committed what many – including some of its staunchest supporters – consider a treasonous act. Continue reading Farmajo’s Betrayal of the Somali People
President Farmaajo as a coward puppet. To have a Somali citizen abducted from a Somali soil, with the apparent complicity and involvement of the so called Somali government makes many wonder if their country is still under Ethiopia regime control.
HIBAAQ OSMAN | HUFFINGTON POST
The presidency of Somalia’s Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is only eight months old but already his administration faces its first crisis – and it is one of their own making.
For a country that has experienced years of civil war, division and instability, one would imagine that the greatest challenges facing Somalia’s new administration would be internal.
Continue reading Who is Really in Control in Mogadishu?