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Somalia: president Farmajo suspends powers of PM Roble

Somalia: president Farmajo suspends powers of PM

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed announced on Monday that he had suspended the powers of Prime Minister Mohamed Roble, who is under investigation for corruption. PM Roble is accused of looting public land owned by the Somali National Army and of interfering with a defence ministry investigation. “All other ministers …

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Somalia: Mohamed Roble stripped of his power by president Farmajo


Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has said he has suspended the prime minister’s power to hire and fire civil servants, exacerbating a growing rift sparked by the disappearance of spy chief. The move comes a week after Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble suspended the country’s intelligence chief, accusing him of …

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Yoweri Museveni threatens to pull out troops from Somalia


Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has threatened to withdraw the country’s troops from the African Union’s peacekeeping mission in Somalia. The warning follows a row between the Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and the Prime minister Mohamed Roble over the choice of intelligence chief and the prime minister’s dismissal of the …

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Somalia: scramble between President Farmajo and PM over security minister sacking


Disagreements between the Somali president and his prime minister are intensifying. The Prime Minister of the country has indeed dismissed the Minister of Security, a decision that the president rejected. Prime Minister Mohamed Roble sacked the minister late Wednesday but President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” rejected the move. Mr Roble replaced …

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Somalia: dispute between president Farmajo and PM over choice of spy chief

Farmajo and Prime-Minister-Roble

Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has picked a new spy chief days after the prime minister appointed a different person for the job. The move further deepens the row between the president and the prime minister. Prime Minister Mohamed Roble sacked the intelligence head Fahad Yasin after defying his order …

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