Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed names political newcomer Mohamed Hussein Roble as prime minister

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has picked political newcomer Mohamed Hussein Roble as prime minister, his office said on Friday, cementing power around the presidency ahead of elections due next year. Roble studied civil engineering and previously worked for the International Labour Organisation, a United Nations agency. He replaces Hassan Ali Khaire, who was sacked… Read More Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed names political newcomer Mohamed Hussein Roble as prime minister

Somalia’s parliament ousts Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire in no-confidence vote

Somalia‚Äôs parliament ousted Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire in a no-confidence vote on Saturday, as a simmering power struggle between him and the president came to the fore. Khaire, and President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, have been tussling over whether to delay a national election due in February next year, with the prime minister insisting it… Read More Somalia’s parliament ousts Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire in no-confidence vote