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Members of Somalia’s Leadership Forum Disagree on their Official Communiqué

By   /  August 14, 2016  /  Columnists  /  1 Comment

Listen Four years of highly “Enhanced” international engagement between the federal Government of Somalia and the International Community did not lead to a political election that strengthens the foundations of peacebuilding and statebuilding based on the rule of law, accountability, and democratic governance.Following the failure to fulfill the constitutional obligation of one person one vote […]

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Somalia:Incumbent LeadersPerfected the Manipulation Tactics of 2016 Elections

By   /  July 8, 2016  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen The 5 Presidents, the Speaker of a defunct federal parliament, the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of a moribund Council of Ministers, who form Somalia’s National Leadership Forum (NLF), are not offendedby thedefenestration of the Somali Constitution and not embarrassed by the conflict of interests for being candidates and at the same time […]

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International Community BacksFraudulent2016 Electoral Process in Somalia

By   /  April 22, 2016  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen The calculated scheme of the leaders of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) elected in 2012 to disregard the fulfilment of the constitutionally mandatedarrangements for a transparent, free, and fair national election in 2016 has paid off as theybecomeempowered by the International Community (IC) to device fraudulent, undemocratic electoral process that suits their rapacious […]

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Farce 2016 Electoral Process:Lethal injection intoSomalia’s Statehood

By   /  April 6, 2016  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen According to the “Population Estimation Survey 2014for the 18 pre-war regions of Somalia,” carried out by the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA), the population of Somalia is estimated about 12,316,895 million divided into urbans (5,216,392), rural (2,806,757), nomads (3,186,965), and Internally displaced people-IDP- (1,106,751), living in 18 regions under different polities. The purpose of […]

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Somalia: The Graveyard of the“New Deal” for Statebuilding

By   /  March 21, 2016  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen Somalia has become the graveyard of the internationally acclaimed “New Deal” under the “Busan Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation” for the “Engagement in Fragile and Conflict-affected states,” due to leadershipfailure. The sad fate of the internationally hailed initiative for peacebuilding and statebuilding has undone years of global research, debate, and dialogue on aid effectiveness, […]

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Somalia: Questionable Jurisdiction over 2016 Election

By   /  January 24, 2016  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen After close observation of the dismantled federal government into Interim Regional Administrations and federal member states of Puntland and Somaliland- all celebrating their “constitutions, borders, flags, citizens, presidents, parliaments, council of ministers, security forces, Independent Electoral Commissions, fiscal budgets, banks, TVs, commemoration days, airports, ports, diplomatic relations, natural resources, and clan identity,” one can’t […]

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Somalia: Unwarranted Political Hardball Against ASWJ

By   /  January 14, 2016  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen Thursday, January 7, 2016, parliamentary delegation led by the Speaker of the federal parliament, Professor Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari visited Dhusamareb, capital of Galgudud region, the constitutional headquarter of the Interim Galmudug Administration (IGA)formed in Adado city in July 2015. The purpose of the visit has been described as an endeavor to explore the […]

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Somalia: Guidelines for Democratic Clan Based 2016 Electoral Model

By   /  November 22, 2015  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen The purpose of this article is to provide rationale and guidelines for the adoption and implementation of “Clan Based 2016 Electoral Model” as the better optionbetween the four Electoral models suggested by Somalia National Consultative Leadership Forum (SNCLF). The four electoral models are: (1) Political Party Representation, (2) Regional State (Federal Member State) Representation, […]

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Somalia: Wrangling over Impeachment Motion Unabated

By   /  October 20, 2015  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen The wrangling over the legal process of the impeachment motion against President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud for treason, constitutional violations, abuse of power, and other crimes continues and took bizarretwist on October 13, 2015. With great surprise, the Speaker of the Federal Parliament, Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari, and Prime Minister (PM) Omar Abdirashid as a […]

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Somalia: Speaker Jawari under Pressure for Stalled Impeachment Motion

By   /  September 5, 2015  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen Political crisis are part of democratic system of governance but it can be avoided or properly managed by good quality leadership that adheres to the rule of law, good policy, and to a well-defined, transparent procedures, and practices in order to have a trust worthy government. The handling of impeachment motion against President Hassan […]

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