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Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir


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Money worries

First, the intelligence service, the National Intelligence and Security Agency, although already politicised to some extent, has become even more so with the appointment of the ex-journalist Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir as deputy chief (AC Vol 59 No 10, Proxies, powers, and presidents)...


Proxies, powers, and presidents

Mohamed Mursal was strongly supported by the first deputy Speaker, Abdiweli Ibrahim Mudey, who is related to Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir, the former Al Jazeera journalist who is one of the political brains of the Farmajo presidency...


Mogadishu fires broadside at UAE

Farmajo numbers several Qatari-linked advisors and political allies in his inner circle, including the former Al Jazeera journalist, Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir...


New populist hires old faces

Three groups stand out: the first is led by a former Al Jazeera journalist, Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir (Hawiye/Sheikhal/Rer Aw Hassan), who has had access to money from Qatar...


Old faces, old problems

Hassan Sheikh's close friends in the cabinet include former Al Jazeera journalist Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir (Rer Aw Hassan), who played a major role in raising funds for Hassan Sheikh's election in September 2012, especially from Qatar; Abdirizak Omar (Hawadle/Hawiye/Habr Gidir/Saleban), proposed as Minister of the Interior, is a founding member of Damul Jadiid and the Manager of the Somali Institute of Management and Administration (Simad University), which was set up by Hassan Sheikh in the late 1990s (AC Vol 53 No 23, Hassan Sheikh keeps it in the family)...


Regional alliances shifting

It includes former Al Jazeera journalists Abdi Aynte and Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir, a relative of Farah Abdiqadir, the Education Minister and a top financial advisor to Hassan Sheikh (AC Vol 53 No 22, Not yet spring in Mogadishu)...


Not yet spring in Mogadishu

Already, Hassan Sheikh is said to be relying on money flown in from Qatar by Fahad Yasin Haji Dahir, who has worked at Al Jazeera television and is a relative of Farah Abdiqadir, a powerful businessman close to Hassan Sheikh, and has just been appointed Minister for Education, Higher Education and Culture...


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