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Somalia

Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke

Date of Birth: 18 June 1960
Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Somalia


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Proxies, powers, and presidents

Mohamed Mursal was appointed to the cabinet of Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke in 2010 and held different portfolios...


Funds for all the family

Jawari, on the other hand, was rumoured to have received financial assistance through Omar Abdi Abdirashid 'Sharmarke', the former Prime Minister who is the UAE's main agent in Mogadishu...


Mogadishu fires broadside at UAE

Late last year, the UAE's chief ally in Somalia, former prime minister Omar Ali Abdirashid Sharmarke, unsuccessfully attempted to table a motion to impeach Farmajo in parliament with the help of former President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed (AC Vol 58 No 23, Buried in the wreckage)...


Buried in the wreckage

The government is in disarray A previous prime minister, Omar Ali Abdirashid Sharmarke, using UAE money, and a former president, Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, are planning to impeach Farmajo and claim to have 130 members of parliament signed up...


…A harsher one in Mogadishu

Also present are ex-Premier Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke (Darod/Majerteen) and Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame (Hawiye/Habr Gidir), a former presidential candidate (AC Vol 56 No 4, Old faces, old problems & Vol 57 No 25, Electoral process stumbles but stays on track)...


New populist hires old faces

The former Ambassador to Kenya is a good friend of Fahad's but was also promoted by former Premier Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke...


MPs reject foreigners' choice

After the first round of voting, the four candidates left were the two former presidents and two former prime ministers, the incumbent since December 2014, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke (Darod/Majerteen), and Farmajo (Darod/Marehan/Rer Dalal), who briefly occupied the post from late October 2010 until mid-June 2011...


The endless election

The opponents include Sharif Hassan, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke and the religious groups Al Ittihad and Ahlu Sheikh...


Electoral process stumbles but stays on track 

It favours candidates such as current Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke (Daarood/Majerteen) and Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame(Hawiye/Habr Gidir) in an attempt to promote secular – or at least less Muslim Brotherhood-oriented – politicians to govern Somalia...


Can't stay, can't go

'What Africa needs is not charity but investment,' Somalia's Prime Minister, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, told the BBC, adding that 'the money was not that much'...


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