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Somalia

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

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


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Deferring democracy

Since Hassan Sheikh Mohamud became President last September, however, and even more since he appointed Abdi Farah Shirdon ‘Said’ as Prime Minister, Puntland has been isolated from federal-level politics (AC Vol 53 No 19, New president, new laws and old enemies)...


The recognition blues

When the United States officially recognised the new government of Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on 20 January, there was dancing in the streets of Mogadishu but there was misery in Hargeisa, at least among its rulers...


Regional alliances shifting

For weeks, diplomats in Kenya have fretted about the brewing discord between President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia and Mwai Kibaki of Kenya...


The longer war

Optimism was high last September when President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud took office and appointed a cabinet led by Abdi Farah Shirdon ‘Said’ (AC Vol 53 No 22, Not yet spring in Mogadishu)...


Northern parts

Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has given no indication that his government will hold meaningful discussions with the Hargeisa government over the issue of recognition, and both Puntland and Somaliland seem resigned to focus on domestic policies...


Africa's bidding war

Prime Minister Abe, Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and representatives of 16 other countries convened the Special Conference on Somalia on 31 May...


Breaking ranks in Kismayo

Kenya is allowing Somali charcoal exports, although President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has expressly forbidden them and most experts believe that businesses linked to Al Shabaab will benefit...


Not yet spring in Mogadishu

Political rivals, warlords and some regional officials are already testing the mettle of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, just over a month after his election...


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