Big Rally in Support of New Somali Cabinet
Crowds gathered in the country's capital Mogadishu to show their support of the ten-member cabinet ministers proposed by the Prime Minister. Parliament is expected to decide on the nominations before 17 November.
Shabelle Media Network, 5 November 2012
Hundreds of demonstrators, including women and children took to the main streets in the capital, to show their full support of the newly designated leaner cabinet ministers by the ... read more »
Shabelle Media Network, 4 November 2012
Somalia's PM Abdi Farah Shirdon has on Sunday officially nominated his first cabinet ministers, after weeks of wide-extensive consultations with the president and parliament ... read more »
Garowe Online, 4 November 2012
Prime Minister Saa'id Farah Shirdon announced the Cabinet of Ministers consisting of 10 Ministers defying the 4.5 formula, Garowe Online reports. read more »
Somalia: UN Calls for Support for Govt
United Nations, 16 October 2012
With Somalia's nine-year transition complete, upholding its "remarkable" progress, new President, leaner Parliament and calmer security landscape required, now more than ever, ... read more »
Copies of the Qur'an are laid out ahead of the swearing-in ceremony for Members of the New Federal Parliament of Somalia (file photo).