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Ultimate govt legitimate pictured with Al-Shabaab prisoner

Supreme government official pictured with Al-Shabaab prisoner MOGADISHU, Somalia - The credibility of the federal government in Somalia could once again be called into question after a top government official was seen with an Al-Shabaab prisoner who has been under NISA custody since 2014. Ali Yare, deputy governor of the Banadir region and a close associate of outgoing President…

Key talks to finish lifeless result in Somalia beginning in Mogadishu

Key talks to end dead end in Somalia start in Mogadishu MOGADISHU, Somalia - After many weeks of waiting, the highly anticipated meeting before the election between the federal government of Somalia and the federal member states started in Afisiyooni within Aden Adde International Airport, in what could solve Somalia's political impasse. The meeting, mediated by members of the…

Rumlen i Mogadishu – Election Shit Demonstrate

OPINION: The Rumble in Mogadishu - Election Shit Show After five meetings between the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the Federal Member States (FMS) and more than a dozen meetings between the head of state, Somalia's leaders have failed to end a stalemate over the electoral process. The country stands still. Neither side jumps out, and all sides blame each other for the…

How Hormuud Telcom has formed lifestyles in Somalia in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic

How Hormuud Telcom has shaped life in Somalia in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic MOGADISHU, Somalia - Probably the most reliable and efficient telecommunications company in the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hormuud Telecom, a leading privately owned telecommunications company based in Mogadishu, has played a critical role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, which continues to wreak…

The plot thickens as Somalia’s Top Minister Roble frustrates Jubaland and Northeastern State

The plot gets thicker as Somalia's Prime Minister Roble frustrates Jubaland and Northeastern State's leaders MOGADISHU, Somalia - Efforts to clear up the current dead end in Somalia were a nod on Wednesday, with questions now being asked whether it is Villa Somalia or federal member states that are trying to postpone the election, but the former apparently takes a lot of blame.…

Somalia’s parliamentary roads in Mogadishu closed, heavy safety perspectives

Somalia's parliamentary roads in Mogadishu closed, heavy security views MOGADISHU, Somalia - Heavy presence of security forces has been seen along all roads leading to the parliament in Mogadishu, just ahead of the stormy session, which is expected to start already now after Monday’s postponement. Last Saturday, MPs from both sides of the political divide shouted at each other in…

Election talks in Somalia between FGS and FMS had been suspended resulting from department

Election talks in Somalia between FGS and FMS were suspended due to division MOGADISHU, Somalia - The highly anticipated talks before the election between the federal government of Somalia and the federal states collapsed, Axadlehas learned in the latest twist, which further shows a deep-rooted political crisis that could throw the country into chaos. Today , FGS and FMS leaders…

Somalia’s political leaders should cling standoff talks ahead of the election

MOGADISHU, Somalia - As part of efforts to harmonize some of the proposals for the election model, Somalia's stakeholders are expected to meet on Tuesday for a meeting that is expected to even out most of the differences. Several sources tell Axadlethat there have been consultations on the status of outgoing presidential participation, whose term expired on February 8, and whether to include other interested parties who have not been invited. For Farmajo, the organizers are confused about whether to let him in as the…

Somalia: Minimize Residence assembly postponed after Saturday’s chaos

Somalia: Lower House meeting postponed after Saturday's chaos MOGADISHU, Somalia - The House of Commons has postponed a meeting scheduled for today , just a day after a chaotic session triggered by suspicion and counter-complaints over the intent, a move that led to the suspension of 15 MPs. A circular issued Sunday indicated that speaker Mohamed Mursal had postponed the meeting…

Somalia: Mursal suspends 15 MPs amid plans to expand Farmajo’s time period

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Mohamed Mursal, speaking for the lower house, on Saturday suspended 15 MPs who were mainly allied with the opposition for five sessions, something that has activated a political storm in the country, which is also trying to resolve a crisis before the election. Mursal said MPs were behind riots in the assembly during the stormy session on Saturday, triggered by suspicions that lawmakers allied with outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo were eager to illegally extend the government's term.…

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