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Somalia

Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed (Farmajo)

Date of Birth: 11 March 1962
Place of Birth: Mogadishu


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Kenya and US welcome Hassan Sheikh's presidential comeback

Eritrea's President Issayas Afewerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed would have preferred outgoing President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' to have won another term due to their security arrangements with him (AC Vol 62 No 21 At the mercy of friends)...

The US decision suggests its officials believe that Hassan Sheikh who was president from 2012-2017 will try to restructure and depoliticise Somalia's military and security services whose capacity had sharply declined under outgoing President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo'...


Farmajo faces the ultimate test

A year ago Mogadishu was on a war footing and President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' was doing everything in his power to stay on even if it meant damaging national institutions carefully built up over the years and factionalising the security forces...


Top-level collusion suspected in atrocity

That militants were able to penetrate one of the most heavily guarded locations in Mogadishu has been taken as proof by many analysts – even more so by the public – of collusion between the National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) which is loyal to President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' and the Al Qaida-affiliated jihadists...

But the reason Bihi got a more sympathetic hearing than usual – especially at the citadel of conservatism the American Enterprise Institute – is that President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' cannot deliver a unitary Somali state which could act as a strategic ally to the US...


Polls stall as Al Shabaab attacks surge

The FEIC as well as some of Fahad Yasin's own clan elders rejected this highly contentious election and angered President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' who it seems cannot do without Fahad Yasin...


The on-off elections are back on

The country has stepped back from the brink once more as the tension eased between President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' and the man he suspended as prime minister Mohamed Hussein Roble on 26 December...

Some believe there is no point in complaining because President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' will lose anyway since he only has Galmudug and South West State behind him...


Elections in grave danger

Unable to negotiate with President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' or curb his manipulation of the polls to ensure he can return as president the alliance of the presidential candidates opposed to him – the Council of Presidential Candidates (CPC) – has called on its supporters to boycott the electoral process...

Some call this a consequence of President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo''s own personalisation of power in Mogadishu and manipulation of democratic institutions in the Federal Member States (FMS)...


Rebel advance drives a diplomatic flurry

He orchestrated the signing of the Tripartite Alliance in September 2018 drawing together Somalia's Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' and Eritrea's President Issayas Afewerki in a statement of intent (AC Vol 61 No 23 Risks on all fronts)...


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