Egypt releases Somalia girl who killed driver for attempted rape
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%.
An estimated 6 million Somalis half of the country’s population are directly affected by the drought and are in dire need of urgent and life-saving humanitarian assistance.
The opposition lawmakers have been campaigning for the election to be moved from Villa Hargeisa to a safer place, citing a lack of security guarantee of parliament whose headquarters is under construction.
A parallel election will be held this week in Garbaharey, according to members recently removed from FEIT by the prime minister over bias and violation of the electoral procedure.
The UN Mission in Somalia and international partners condemned the attack, warning that it could derail the momentum of the country’s already delayed elections.
Instead, polls follow a complex indirect model, whereby state legislatures and clan delegates pick lawmakers for the national parliament, who in turn choose the president.