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Somalia

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

Date of Birth: 29/11/1955
Place of Birth: Central Hiran region


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Mogadishu gives the UN marching orders

How Hassan Sheikh fell out with UN envoy Laing President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has clashed with Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) to Somalia Catriona Laing...


Puntland risks fracturing the federation

Dani refused to accept the first four chapters of a new constitution introduced by federal President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud to replace the clan-based system of parliamentary representation which has been in operation for 24 years...

But President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is in no mood for hints and whispers...


Politicking hinders the war effort

These failures are more about unaddressed issues in the nearly two years of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's term than any significant increase in the power of the Islamist insurgents...


Regional fights hold back the union project

Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud claimed he had been barred from entering the summit – to which Ethiopian officials replied his bodyguards were blocked because they had not secured permission to bring guns into the headquarters building...


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Hassan Sheikh ups the ante in Ethiopia port dispute

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's promise that his country would 'defend itself' if neighbouring Ethiopia goes ahead with a controversial port deal with breakaway province Somaliland has further upped the ante in the bitter dispute between the two Horn of Africa countries...

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Why Abiy and Muse signed a 'memorandum of misunderstanding'

Presidents Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Ismaïl Omar Guelleh did not pay attention...

Mogadishu lashes out at Ethiopia's 'aggression' In Mogadishu President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud reacted furiously to the Ethiopia-Somaliland deal calling it an act of 'aggression' and a 'clear violation' of Somali sovereignty as he recalled its ambassador to Addis Ababa...


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Hassan Sheikh gets his debt deal

5 billion debt write-off from global lenders marking the culmination of a decade-long process of negotiations and a major political coup for President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud...

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Floods put fighting on hold

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has November's unprecedentedly severe rains and floods to thank for the fact he has not paid the full political price for the setback government forces suffered against Al Shabaab at Osweyne in October...

Somaliland tensionAnother headache worsened in October when relations between the Federal Government and the Somaliland regional government soured after President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud welcomed a delegation from Las Anod thus officially recognising the new Sool Sanaag and Cayn (SSC) administration after two weeks of talks (AC Vol 64 No 19 Muse Bihi's political headaches worsen)...


Trading dams for ports

It fell to State Minister for Foreign Affairs Ali Mohamed Omar to remind the Ethiopian prime minister that no change in sovereignty is likely even though that could cool relations with Abiy at a time when President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud wants Ethiopian troops to play a greater role in the offensive against Al Shabaab...


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