Hassan Sheikh elected as Somalia’s president for the 2nd time
In September 2015, at least 50 AU troops were reported by Western military sources to have died when Al-Shabaab fighters overran a military base southwest of Mogadishu.
According to the UN, one journalist has been killed and two others injured since May last year. The world body said some 64 journalists and media workers have been arrested while carrying out their work during the period.
The lawmakers of the two houses of the national assembly [Senate [45 seats and Lower House [275 seats], will vote for a new president in a joint session.
She noted that the handover complied with the Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) protocol, which outlines procedures for the storage and management of weapons.
Ahmed has on Sunday won a landslide victory over the race for the HOP146 seat vacated by Somali security minister Abdullahi Mohamed Nur, who allowed the former leader to become a federal lawmaker.
El Wak lawmakers demanded the removal of the Garbaharey MPs to be removed from the session, saying they were not elected legally and described their presence as a threat to their security.
Al-Qaida allied terror group, al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the latest attack in Somalia. Al-Shabab militants who have opposed the ongoing electoral process have staged a series of attacks, targeting delegates in a bid to disrupt the exercise.
On Monday, she said that Britain actively participated in a round table meeting in Geneva that was convened to draw attention to the drought situation across the Horn of Africa and particularly in Somalia.
Abdullahi Hassan Abshirow, a UPD member won the race for the second deputy speaker. His victory was the latest slap in Farmajo’s face and it gives a clear sign that the opposition will win the presidential election.
KDF went to Somalia in October 2011. Kenya's incursion into southern Somalia started after the kidnapping of two Spanish women, who were working for MSF at the Dadaab refugee camp
Madobe is a long-serving prominent lawmaker who once served as speaker of the transitional parliament between 2007 and 2010 as well as a minister.
The 54-member Senate and the 275 members of parliament from the Lower House are expected to jointly elect a new president in an indirect vote in Mogadishu but no date has been set so far.