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Arab Parliament hails Hamza’s affirmation as Somalia’s new PM

Arab Parliament hails Hamza's affirmation as Somalia's new PM CAIRO - The affirmation of Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre has continued to generate pleasure in lots of quarters internationally, with stakeholders calling him the person greatest fitted to the job, having been endorsed because the nation's twenty first prime minister. Horn of Africa. In a bipartisan method, MPs endorsed the prime…

Bihi expresses optimism that Somalia’s new president can break the impasse

HARGEISA, Somalia - Muse Bihi Abdi, the present head of state of Somaliland, believes newly elected Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is the fitting candidate to interrupt the impasse between Hargeisa and Mogadishu after greater than three many years of wrangling. North Western of Somaliaclaims to have seceded from Somalia following a civil battle that left many lifeless underneath the dictatorial regime of Siad Barre. North Western of Somaliabroke ranks with Somalia and efforts had been made to unite the 2. On…

Hamza Abdi Barre endorsed by parliament as Somalia’s new prime minister

Hamza Abdi Barre endorsed by parliament as Somalia's new prime minister MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia's parliament has formally accredited Hamza Abdi Barre as the brand new prime minister, simply two weeks after the inauguration of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who turns into the nation's tenth chief. Mohamud thanked MPs for overwhelmingly endorsing the prime minister's appointment on Saturday…

Centering Somalia’s cell cash ecosystem in international debates

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The latest GSMA report locations Africa on the forefront of the cell cash revolution. In 2021, the business processed over $1 trillion in transactions, 70% of which in Africa alone. In Somalia, digital funds have remodeled our economic system. Not least as a result of of the dimensions of the proliferation of cell cash. Around 155 million cell cash transactions are recorded in Somalia every month and greater than 70% of Somali adults use cell cash providers. It is just not by accident. Since its…

Somalia’s new president requires reconciliation with the return of US troops

MOGADISHU - Somalia's new president has applauded the return of US troops to assist struggle a lethal insurgency and stated safety hinged on reconciliation with different Somali leaders after an influence battle cut up safety forces into rival factions . US President Joe Biden this month approved the redeployment of lots of of US troops who will assist practice, equip and assist elite Danab particular forces preventing al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab militants. President Donald Trump retired them in December 2020, leaving…

Yasmin Abdi breaks limitations as Somalia’s first feminine captain in many years

Mogadishu (AX) - Yasmin Abdi Farah has grow to be the primary feminine pilot in Somalia as a full captain because the collapse of the Central Somali authorities in 1991. On Wednesday, Yasmin Abdi flew from Mogadishu to Kismayo for Mandeeq Airlines. It was her maiden flight as a full-fledged captain. After profitable touchdown in Kismayo, she mentioned, "This is my first day as a captain, and I landed at Sayid Mohamed Abdille Hassan International Airport. I had several landings at this airport, but I was always the…

Somalia’s al-Qaeda department has grow to be ‘Bigger, stronger and braver’ since leaving the US

Somalia's al Qaeda franchise has grow to be "bigger, stronger and bolder" because the small US navy footprint of 750 troopers was ordered in another country by then-US President Donald Trump in late 2020, the Pentagon's high navy official for Africa stated on Wednesday . But al-Shabab's potential to perform advanced assaults has grown as a result of of the Trump-era pause, U.S. navy officers say. In early May, the terrorist group overpowered a forward-looking operational base from the African Union in Somalia about 100…

To counter al-Shabaab, Somalia’s new authorities should do one thing for the youngsters

Earlier this month, Somali lawmakers elected Hassan Sheikh Mohamud to develop into the nation's subsequent president. In prolonged and long-awaited oblique elections, Somalia's 328 MPs voted for the previous president from 2012-2017 to return to the highest job. President Mohamud, who was instantly sworn in, faces a number of robust challenges. These vary from a devastating drought that dangers forcing thousands and thousands into hunger, to deep political divisions inside Somalia's federal authorities and with state…

Somalia’s new president faces acquainted political and safety challenges

Somalia's new president faces acquainted political and safety challenges MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — Somalia's new president begins his four-year time period dealing with well-known points similar to the nation's political division and mounting assaults by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab rebel group. As he takes workplace, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud faces a politically divided nation, excessive…

King and Crown Prince Congratulate Somalia’s New President

King and Crown Prince Congratulate Somalia's New President JEDDAH — The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman has despatched a cable of congratulations to President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on his victory within the presidential elections and his swearing in as President of Somalia. In his cable, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques expressed his finest congratulations to the President, wishing…

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