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Somalia

Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke

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


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Old faces, old problems

While 153 of the current MPs voted in favour of the no-confidence motion and 80 against, the near-unanimous approval (218 of 224) of the new Prime Minister, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke (Darod/Majerteen), on 17 December was but a flash of unity in an otherwise fractured picture...


Two cheers for the Juba deal

The small concessions made by the Madobe side cannot mask the fact that this agreement gives a stamp of approval to the Jubaland process and the creation of a state in Lower Juba, Middle Juba and Gedo led by Ahmed Madobe and Darod politicians including former Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, from the Osman Mahmud sub-group of the Majerteen (AC Vol 50 No 4, The Sheik Sharif show)...


UN rejects AU blockade plea

It was this issue which led to September’s resignation of Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, when he and the Speaker contacted international backers to discuss possible options for ending the transition without consulting President Sharif...


In search of policy

Sheikh Sharif has regularly disagreed with Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, who stepped down as Prime Minister on 20 September...


The Sheik Sharif show

He is Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke (Osman Mahmud/Majerteen/Darod), son of a former President and the Western-educated holder of a Canadian passport who had been working for the UN for the last ten years in Sierra Leone and in Darfur, Sudan...


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