Bowing to pressure, Somalia’s president drops bid to extend term

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Bowing to pressure, Somalia’s president drops bid to extend term” – below is their description. Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, also known as Farmaajo, says he will not attempt to extend his presidential term, amid domestic and international pressure after clashes in the capital Mogadishu split security … Read more Bowing to pressure, Somalia’s president drops bid to extend term

Clashes in Somalia over president’s stay in power

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Clashes in Somalia over president’s stay in power” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: Mutinous Somali soldiers hold parts of Mogadishu a day after three were killed in fatal clashes with government troops. The opposition fighters are against the extension of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s … Read more Clashes in Somalia over president’s stay in power

Rival groups clash in Somali capital over president’s mandate

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Rival groups clash in Somali capital over president’s mandate” – below is their description. Soldiers loyal to Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed have exchanged gunfire in Mogadishu with rival groups, which want him to step down. Parliament recently voted to extend Farmaajo’s term – as the president … Read more Rival groups clash in Somali capital over president’s mandate

ST Vincent & Grenadines, Yemen, Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 April 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “ST Vincent & Grenadines, Yemen, Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 April 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – ST Vincent & Grenadine – Yemen – Somalia – UN Interim Forice In Lebanon – COVID-19/Azerbaijan – … Read more ST Vincent & Grenadines, Yemen, Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 April 2021)

Why has Somalia’s president extended his mandate? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Why has Somalia’s president extended his mandate? | Inside Story” – below is their description. Somalia’s president has signed a controversial law extending his mandate for two years. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s four-year term expired in February. But on Monday, the lower house of parliament voted to extend … Read more Why has Somalia’s president extended his mandate? | Inside Story

🇸🇴Is Somalia’s political process unravelling? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “🇸🇴Is Somalia’s political process unravelling? | The Stream” – below is their description. The UN Security Council is urging Somalia’s government and opposition to agree on a date for indirect elections, as recriminations and sporadic violence threaten to undermine the country’s delicate political process. More than five weeks … Read more 🇸🇴Is Somalia’s political process unravelling? | The Stream

Suicide Bomber Kills 7 in Somali Capital of Mogadishu

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Suicide Bomber Kills 7 in Somali Capital of Mogadishu” – below is their description. A suicide car bomb exploded near the presidential palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing at least seven and injuring 10, according to a police official. The car’s driver detonated the device … Read more Suicide Bomber Kills 7 in Somali Capital of Mogadishu

Somali opposition leaders ‘no longer recognise president’

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Somali opposition leaders ‘no longer recognise president’” – below is their description. Somalia’s opposition leaders say they no longer recognise President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed after his term expired without new elections. He has been embroiled in a dispute with regional leaders, which has prevented a vote to … Read more Somali opposition leaders ‘no longer recognise president’

South Africa halts Astrazeneca vaccinations

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “South Africa halts Astrazeneca vaccinations” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: South Africa will start its immunisation campaign with Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine after data showed AstraZeneca’s shot offeredminimal protection against mild-to-moderate illness from the dominant local virus variant. And delayed elections leave somalia facing … Read more South Africa halts Astrazeneca vaccinations

🇸🇴 Somalia – President Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

United Nations published this video item, entitled “🇸🇴 Somalia – President Addresses General Debate, 75th Session” – below is their description. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 22 – 29 September 2020). ——– … Read more 🇸🇴 Somalia – President Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

Somalia Builds Tentative Government Structure

The Prime Minister of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, has proposed a new cabinet for the Somali transitional government Appointed by President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed in September, the new PM is seeking parliamentary backing for a team which will see the beleaguered state through the final nine months of the transitional government. Augustine P. Mahiga, … Read more Somalia Builds Tentative Government Structure