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Mohamed Siad Barre

Date of Birth: c. 1919
Place of Birth: Ganane
Died: 2 January 1995


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Somersaults

General Adan Nur ‘Gebiyu’ (Absame/Ogaden) Defence Minister under Mohamed Siad Barre and Chairman of the Somali Patriotic Movement and Gen...


No peace, no war

• Many of Ali Mahdi's supporters (including the late President Mohamed Siad Barre's one-time Ambassador to the United States Omar Moallem an Ogaden/Darod who was not invited to Sodere) complain that Somalia cannot found a government in a country which occupies its territory (Ethiopian incursions against Islamists)...


Moi-butu

Before the break-up of Somalia Kenya supported President Mohamed Siad Barre's government with funds and a rear base...

Siad Barre's son-in-law Kismayu faction leader Mohamed Hirsi 'Morgan' is a frequent visitor to Nairobi government offices and to the Marehan diaspora in the capital's Eastleigh area...


Hussein is not Aydeed

He is the brother of Rahenweyne Resistance Army chief Abdulkader Mohamed Aden 'Zoppe' Interior Minister at Independence and later confidant of President Mohamed Siad Barre...

The Secretary General of Ato's wing of the SNA Mohamed Ahmed Nur (Rer Hilowle) was killed on 7 October with Abdulkader Warsame 'George' (Wabudhan/Abgal) an engineer and former Siad Barre minister who was close to Ato whose spokesman Abdi Abshir Kahiye had been murdered on 20 September...

Al Itahad's power increased when forces of the late General Mohamed Farah 'Aydeed' pushed out the Somali National Front led by the Marehan clan of the late President Siad Barre...

Siad Barre's family nicknamed Omar Haji 'Hawiye' in the mid-1980s because he tried to give the Hawiye clan more power...


Aggiornamento

Will it renew its special relationship with figures such as Ali Mahdi Mohamed's General Ahmed Jilow once President Mohamed Siad Barre's intelligence chief and later head of security in Mogadishu...


Aydeed's legacy

Abdurahman Warsame Aare (Rer Nimaale/Saad); Mohamed Farah Jimale (Lugayare/Saad) who joined A ydeed' s circle two years ago; Mohamed Warsame 'Chimico' Ambassador to Washington under President Mohamed Siad Barre and Abdullahi Ato (both Rer Nimaale)...

Possibles include Hussein Mohamed Bood (Waesle) a leading figure in the early days after Siad Barre's overthrow in 1991 and Ali Ougass (Daud/Wabudan) Mayor of Mogadishu under Siad...


My uncle, the President

Comparisons have been drawn with the last years of Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre dependent upon his Marehan clan as his regime collapsed...


Licence to print

He was able to use the authority and signature of his fellow clansman the last Governor of the National Bank under President Mohamed Siad Barre...


Aydeed again

Mohamed Hirsi ‘Morgan' (son-in-law of ex-President Mohamed Siad Barre) have been making trouble in Lower Juba...

A big rice-growing project (known as Project Mugambo in President Siad Barre's time) has been resuscitated by Ato who now needs to safeguard his investment...

The return of Aydeed's son Hussein Mohamed Farah who has been serving in the United States' Marines has provoked acerbic jokes about the ‘new Maslah' a reference to the late President Siad Barre's son...


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