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Somalia

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

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


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The oil and the spoils

From the outset, there have been reports that President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has taken a keen personal, possibly financial, interest in the Soma deal...


UK probes Soma’s local ties

Cameron is also credited with pushing for closer ties with Mogadishu, after he organised the London Conference on Somalia in February 2012 and with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's government after he came to power that September (AC Vol 53 No 4, No great expectations)...

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Impeaching and impeding

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud averted an attempt to impeach him on 19 July, but a faction of secular MPs is still determined to get rid of him...


A federal farrago

The second was Abdikarim Hussein Guled, a Saad and former Security Minister who is a founding member of Damul Jadiid ('New Blood, a Muslim Brother splinter group) and a close associate of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (AC Vol 55 No 3, New blood in old bottles)...


Polls poser for politicians

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has said many times that he is committed to holding one-person, one-vote elections throughout Somalia on time, i...


Old faces, old problems

Last December, for the second time since becoming President in September 2012, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud sacked his Prime Minister after a protracted confrontation that froze government work for weeks...


The federation tango

Last month, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud survived a political crisis and finally sacked Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed, enabling him to appoint a new cabinet (a report on the new cabinet follows in our next issue)...


Al Shabaab shake-up

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's bid to turn the situation to the government's advantage was to announce that it would offer amnesty to Al Shabaab leaders, whom it hoped would surrender in droves...


Politicians as targets

After a second attack this year on the Presidential Palace, Villa Somalia, on 8 July, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's claims to be driving the national agenda are fast diminishing...


Parliament wants the President's head

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is fighting for his political life after more than 100 members of parliament petitioned him to resign over his failure to tackle security...


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