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Abdiweli Mohamed (Gaas)


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Funds for all the family

But then came problems about land title and the financial transparency of this pet project of Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed 'Gaas'...


Cracks in the federal system

Elections should take place in South West State and Puntland, where President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali 'Gaas' will be challenged by a number of candidates, many of whom are going to ask for, and will receive, financial support from President Farmajo or his close friends...


Buried in the wreckage

It is a considerable number but they are often thwarted by the Speaker, who is doing everything he can to counter Sharif Hassan, the President of South West State, who was able to convince Galmudug President Ahmed Dualeh Gelleh and Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas to side with him against Farmajo...


No pay, no ports, no deal

Puntland's President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali 'Gaas' hopes he has struck Emirates gold after signing a 30-year contract worth US$336 million on 6 April with Dubai company P&O Ports to develop Bossaso port...


MPs reject foreigners' choice

The Puntland leader, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, won't be happy, because the next Premier will either belong to a minority clan or to the Hawiye, since the Upper House Chairperson is Dir/Isaaq...


Electoral process stumbles but stays on track 

Omar has a chance of getting the support of the Puntland President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, as the latter decided not to campaign for the national presidency, but Abdirahman could not get a seat in parliament and won't have much clan support for what looks like a personal quest after his failed attempt in 2012 elections...


ISIS's Puntland stunt

Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas fell out with Bari's former Governor, Abdisamad Mohamed Galan (also Ali Saleban) over Ali Gaas's distribution of port revenue...

Abdisamad organised a small group of militias east of Bossasso to pressure Abdiweli Gaas...

The stand-off between Abdisamad and Abdiweli Gaas presented Mumin with an opportunity...

With elections going on, that would have been too risky for Abdiweli Gaas...

Abdiweli Gaas was forced to make peace with Abdisamad and pay tribute to the small clans living on the road to Qandala before retaking the town with troops sent in by boat...

The port town of Alula, north-east of Bossasso, might be a target but he would need boats because the major Puntland military base of Bargal is on the land route and this time, Abdiweli Gaas would have to react strongly...


The who and the how of the presidency

This had the support of Jubaland leader Ahmed Mohamed Islaan 'Madobe' and Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali 'Gaas' (AC Vol 56 No 14, A federal farrago)...


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