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Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed

Date of Birth: 1959


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New populist hires old faces

Eight ministers and seven deputy ministers were in previous governments under President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, especially when Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed was Premier, although they were especially distinguished...


Old faces, old problems

The no-confidence motion that unseated Premier Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed (Darod/Marehan) came only after lengthy negotiations with parliamentary factions...


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

Kay wrote that Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed had contacted him to look 'at whether Al Shabaab received “inside” support and also at how weapons were being sold in the market'...


Politicians as targets

International supporters of the government look more and more to Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed for leadership while the control of Somalia's future seems to be increasingly in the hands of clan leaders, regional leaders and strong men...


More states less unity

Distracted by political turmoil and terrorism in Kenya, most regional observers missed the announcement by Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed that the government was backing a new federal state...


New blood in old bottles

The selection of Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed (Darod/Marehan/Rer Ugas Shirmarke) as the new Prime Minister by the presidency was a tortuous process (AC Vol 55 No 2, The statelets of the nation)...

New Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed (Darod/Marehan/Rer Ugas Shirmarke) also got five of his friends into the government but not all the Darod ministers he wanted...


The statelets of the nation

The New Year began with a new Prime Minister, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed, and a newish cabinet – but no new brooms...


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