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Abdiweli Mohamed (Gaas)


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A federal farrago

Like every Puntland leader since it was formed in 1998, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali 'Gaas' had to have the Ethiopian imprimatur (AC Vol 55 No 5, Hopes pinned on big push)...


The federation tango

Puntland President, former national Premier, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali 'Gaas', will spend most of the year arguing with Mogadishu to keep Puntland intact, an internationally supported aim...


Hopes pinned on big push

Meanwhile, some observers fear that Puntland and Somaliland may not be far from armed confrontation over disputed territory, as Puntland’s new President and Somalia’s former Prime Minister, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali ‘Gaas’, tries to set himself up as a rallying figure for all Darod clans...


The statelets of the nation

Puntland held a dubious indirect presidential election on 8 January, when former Premier Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas defeated President Abdirahman Mohamud Farole by one vote...


Hassan Sheikh keeps it in the family

Other members include the Finance Minister, the Public Works and Reconstruction Minister, Muhiyadin Mohamed Kalmoy (Bantu/Shidle from Jowhar and ex-Ambassador to Libya), and the Social Development Minister, Maryan Qasim (Gibilad/Barawin), who was a member of the cabinet of Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas until October 2012...


Not yet spring in Mogadishu

Earlier this year, outgoing Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, from the Darod/Majerteen, installed his former classmate Abdullahi Ali Nur (Hawiye/Abgal/Waisle) as new port manager...


New president, new laws and old enemies

President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed criticised the committee because the then Speaker, Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden (Rahenweyn/Ashraf), and Prime Minister, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali (Darod/Majerteen/Omar Mohamud), had chosen its 27 members...


As Amisom targets Kismayo, Al Shabaab changes tactics

Many Somalis believe that Kenya tried to get the Transitional Federal Government Prime Minister, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, elected president because they were confident of a quick agreement on maritime borders, which would allow oil exploration to proceed...


Martial music plays in London

Yet neither he nor his fellow platform occupants – Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and African Union Commission President Jean Ping – could announce any breakthrough (AC Vol 53 No 4, No great expectations)...


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