New Somali Prime Minister Vows to Fight Corruption

The newly elected Prime Minister has promised that corruption will not be tolerated during his term in office.

  • Somalia:   New PM Promises to Fight Corruption

    Shabelle, 7 October 2012

    The new prime minister of Somalia's fledgling government Abdi Farah Shirdon Saaid has promised to tackle corruption, misuse of power and internal disputes in the previous… Read more »

Members of new parliament sworn-in (file photo).

  • Somalia:   Puntland Welcomes New PM, Urges Constitutional Adherence

    Garowe Online, 7 October 2012

    In a press release the Puntland government stated that it welcomed new Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon Sa'id and urged the new government to adhere to Somalia's constitution,… Read more »

  • Somalia:   UN Hails Nomination of Prime Minister

    UN News, 6 October 2012

    The United Nations envoy for Somalia on Saturday congratulated the country's Prime Minister-designate, Abdi Farah Shirdon, and encouraged him to set up a transparent and… Read more »

  • Somalia:   President Appoints New Prime Minister

    Shabelle, 6 October 2012

    Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Saturday named a political beginner as his new prime minister and tasked him with steering the nation back to stability and law and order. Read more »