Hope and urgency in Somalia

The formation of a new cabinet is a positive step, but the international community must now offer sustained support.
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Hope and urgency in Somalia

In a bold move that reveals his strong political will and willingness to affect change, the new Somali prime minister has appointed 18 ministers to his cabinet. The appointees are predominantly competent technocrats with a few selected on the basis of political and tribal considerations - making the cabinet the strongest Somalia has ever had.

Through this initiative, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed "Farmajo", the Somali-American prime minister, is taking the international community to task, while offering up an excellent opportunity, upon which Somalis and the international community must capitalise.

The new cabinet must get to work as soon as possible and put together a comprehensive strategic and operational plan. For the remaining ten months of the government

Article 21 May 2021 10:14

I read your article on Foreign Policy with keen eyes and interest. While whining from public officials does not deserve response from any sensible citizen of the Republic of Somalia, I felt compelled to counter false narrative with more objective analysis.