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Somalia

Mohamed Osman Jawari

Date of Birth: 7 December 1945
Place of Birth: Lower Shebelle, Somalia


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Proxies, powers, and presidents

After weeks of loud rhetoric and underhand tactics, Mohamed Mursal's predecessor, Mohamed Osman Jawari, decided to step down on 9 April after coming under pressure from several interest groups – including a delegation from Norway...

Speakers wild: how the chamber made its pick Mohamed Jawari largely lost his battle to retain the speakership of the Mogadishu parliament because he had chosen to confront President Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed 'Farmajo' over the latter's growing authoritarianism...


Funds for all the family

Normally, the Speaker of Parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari, would prevent the tabling of any no-confidence vote: under complex House rules, these may go forward only once every six months...


Buried in the wreckage

Many ascribe parliament's woes to the Speaker, Mohamed Osman Jawari, who will not set a medium- or long-term agenda...


MPs reject foreigners' choice

He supported the election of Mohamed Osman Jawari (Rahenweyn) as Speaker of Parliament, which meant no Rahenweyn could stand for president, because of the rule forbidding the Speaker and President being from the same clan, AC Vol 58 No 3, The endless election)...


The endless election

) Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari, a Rahenweyn, was re-elected with 141 votes, while his main rival, the outgoing federal Minister of Interior, Abdirashid Mohamed Hiddig (Darod), got 97 (AC Vol 53 No 19, New president, new laws and old enemies)...


A federal farrago

Sharif Hassan and the Speaker of Parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari, cannot speak against their Rahenweyn critics because both need clan support in next year's presidential election...


Old faces, old problems

The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mahad Abdulle (Dir), who had defended Abdiweli Sheikh, managed to get four names of his own into the cabinet, even though he doesn't enjoy the same influence as Mohamed Jawari...


Parliament wants the President's head

In the past Somali politicians have occasionally won election or secured influential positions without the explicit support of their own clan: the current Speaker, Mohamed Osman Jawari, is the best-known example...


Regime's grip weakens

Despite the well-publicised visit of President Hassan to Baidoa at the end of March and several visits by the Speaker, Mohamed Osman Jawari (who hails from the same Rahenweyne clan family as the protagonists of both South West state processes), the federal government has been shown to have little influence on the ground in Baidoa...


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