Somalia: Donors Wary of Wrangles within Top SFG Echelons


at loggerheads  L-R President Hasan and Prime Minister Abdiweli of the SFG

Somalilandsun- The United Nations and the European Union have warned that a dispute between Somalia’s president and prime minister could inflame tensions and undermine the country’s recovery from more than two decades of conflict.
Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, an economist who has been running the cabinet since December 2013, fell out with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud last month over the composition of the new cabinet.

Similar fued between Hasan and former PM Shirdon less than a year ago
A similar row between Mohamud and the previous prime minister paralysed the government for months last year, leading to the eventual ouster of the then-prime minister by lawmakers. Continue Reading Somalia donors warn spat between president and PM risks recovery