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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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Somalia: PM says elections will take place despite dispute with President


Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has announced that parliamentary elections will be held in the country despite his differences with President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. “We are committed to holding the elections as planned and other existing matters will not have any effect on the elections,” Mr Roble told a …

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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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