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Somali PM Roble admits under pressure election from Farmajo

File Photo/Somali Times Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has for the first time acknowledged that he is under pressure from President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, who reached an agreement last year. Roble said Farmajo was one of several challenges posed by the election. “The three-tier pot is between state leaders, candidates and the office of

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Former Somali deputy prime minister arrested in Hargeisa

Former Somali Deputy Prime Minister Mohamed Omar Carte Qalib has been arrested at Egal Airport in Hargeisa after being seized with a Somali diplomatic passport, an unnamed official told the media. Carte returned to Hargeisa last year and resigned as a member of parliament from the Somali government, after his father, Omar Carte Qalib, fell

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Somalia’s electoral commission chief is Farmajo’s uncle

File Photo Somali Times/The corrupt Somalia’s electoral commission chief Mohamed Hassan Irro The Federal Election Implementation Team has accused the National Consultative Assembly of delaying the lower house elections. Somalia’s electoral commission chief Mohamed Hassan is Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo’s uncle. According to sources told Somali Times wider election rigging Farmajo and his team. And

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Chairman of the Somali Electoral Commission says Farmajo rigging election can be corrected

File Photo Somali Times/ Chairman Somali Electoral Commission Mohamed Hassan Irro Chairman of the Somali Electoral Commission Mohamed Hassan Irro said the election is ongoing and will not be stopped by the call from the Somali Candidates’ union. According to sources told Somali Times Mohamed Hassan Irro is related to the mother of the current

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US intervenes in Bosaso crisis, ordering warlord Said Deni to find a non-violent solution

Photo Somali Times/Warlord Puntland governor Said Abdullahi Deni The United States has intervened in the crisis between the administration of governor Said Abdullahi Deni in Puntland and former PSF director Mohamud Osman Abdullahi Diano, according to sources told Somali Times. The PSF is trained by the United States to fight terrorism, which means that the

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Somalia Chairman of Electoral Commission Announces No Term For Parliamentary Elections

Chairman of the Federal Electoral Commission Mohamed Hassan Irro said it would never be possible to cancel the election of the House of the People, but any seat that does not go through the formal process will be re-elected. Irro also said he was committed to correcting any irregularities in the election seats in the

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Somalia welcomed special forces trained in Turkey

Photo Somali Times/ Somali special forces 9th Gorgor Commandos. The federal government of Somalia on Saturday welcomed the specially trained Gorgor troops, who have undergone advanced training in Turkey. The troops were welcomed at Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu this morning by the Commander of the Armed Forces, General Mohamed Tahliil Bihi, who addressed

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Somalia: Governor Said Deni becomes warlord

File Photo/Somali Times Reports from the Bari region say that tensions are still high in Bosaso, the regional between Puntland governor warlord Said Deni and PSF officials. Residents told Somali Times that more fighting was reported in the town last night and this morning. Also say that some families have been displaced from their homes,

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Somalia: Governor Said Deni want rigged election in Bosaso 16 seats

Photo/Somali Times Somalia: Governor Said Deni wants to take full control of security in Bosaso, where elections are expected to take place for 16 seats. Puntland Security Force PSF Commander Mohamoud Osman Diyano, addressed a contingent of troops this morning and discussed the rift between the PSF and Puntland puppet governor Said Abdullahi Deni. Commander

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Somalia: Governor Said Deni is destroying PSF for political gain

Photo/Somali Times Officials with the Puntland Security Forces (PSF) have accused governor Said Abdullahi Deni plotting to disband their forces. At a press conference in Bosaso, PSF officials said the motive behind the Puntland presidency’s intervention was political, after former PSF director General Asad Osman Diano joined the political process. Officials point out that they

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