As hunger bites in Somalia, babies start to die
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.
Farmajo was accused of attempting to delay the election in order to stay in power beyond his mandated term which expired in February 2021.
The outgoing president Farmajo has been accused of using security forces as a tool to score his political goal as failing two attempts of a bloodless coup since last year, thanks to the army units averted his plots.
The Lower House is expected to elect a speaker and two deputies on Wednesday, April 27 at the same site. The two houses will jointly choose a president in the coming months, according to the plan.
Abdi Hashi was born in Babille in Ethiopia’s Oromia on December 1, 1946, and he received his High School education in Harar before deciding to move to Somalia.
It was hours ago when the interim speaker of the parliament said that they were attacked at a hotel at the airport, where the newly elected members of parliament were being sworn in in Elwak.
The decision was reached in consultation with the office of the PM Mohamed Hussein Roble. It becomes the second lockdown in this month on the key facility, housing western diplomatic missions.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but, local police pointed the finger of the blame at the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab group, which is waging a decade-long insurgency in Somalia.
DANAB commandos often carry out various operations in the volatile region, which has been a hotbed of terror for years as Al-Shabaab has a large presence and training camps.
If the oil price falls below $70 per barrel, Mursal said, the “government loses money to the contractor”. At $60 per barrel, he continued, the government receives only 42%.