Tuesday, August 3, 2021
The first act of a newly elected parliament, after members have taken the pledge of loyalty, is the election of a speaker. The parliament speaker is an elected MP who presides the sessions of the parliament, maintains order during sessions, punishes...
By Mohamed Yarow In Somalia, the clan system has always been a major factor in the running of social and political affairs, and ever since the power-sharing system based on the 4.5 methods was introduced in 2000 during the peace...
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed waves to supporters after winning the election in Mogadishu in 2017 It is quite a simple rule for you to win an election. It would be best if you garnered two-thirds of the first round...
By Mohamed A. Suleiman The international community’s engagement with the government of Somalia and their reluctance to validate Somaliland’s inalienable right to sovereign nationhood is being challenged by the realities on the ground in the breakaway republic. When the military dictatorship...
There are no shortages of references, including academic research papers, how-to-books or philosophical concepts describing the qualities of an effective leadership; however, there is one very important piece of the puzzle that is often over-looked which complements and completes...
key tenet of President Joe Biden‘s foreign policy is cooperation with like-minded, democratic partners that share America’s goals. There has been no greater need than today for this new strategy, as conflicts simmer or flare up around the world. But where...
BY IBRAHIM MOHAMED AND VAHE MIRIKIAN Somalia’s Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble unveiled the timetable for indirect parliamentary and presidential elections. The timetable schedules elections for the upper house to take place on July 25 and the lower house between...
Councillors are elected by their local community to represent community views on council, provide leadership and make sure local needs are met. They do this by directing a council’s affairs, allocating resources for the benefit of the local area,...
18th May 1991 was a game changer for Somaliland. This was the date when Somaliland reclaimed her independence from Somalia. The location of this grand conference was Burao, a town in Togdheer Region of Somaliland. Since then, the Somalilanders have...
Somalia desperately needs new leadership to restore constitutional rule and to set its teetering political transition back on track. Farmaajo’s removal would therefore be a welcome step On 4 July, the leadership of Somalia’s Federal Electoral Implementation Team (FEIT), was...