Somali Parliament Votes Out Prime Minister

Members of parliament have voted against the country's prime minister and his cabinet after an impeachment motion was tabled.

  • Somalia:  Parliament Votes Out Prime Minister

    Deutsche Welle, 2 December 2013

    Somalia's parliament has ousted Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon in a vote of confidence. Politicians blame wrangling over corruption allegations and personal loyalties. read more »

Abdi Farah Shirdon, Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia during the 24th Session of the Human Rights Council.

  • Somalia:  PM Ousted in Parliamentary Confidence Vote

    Garowe Online, 2 December 2013

    Federal Members of parliament Monday ousted Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon in an overwhelming vote, Garowe Online reports. Following political squabbling between President ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Somali Lawmakers Oust Prime Minister Shirdon

    Sabahi, 2 December 2013

    After a three-day debate in parliament, Somali lawmakers voted Monday (December 2nd) to unseat Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon. read more »

  • Somalia:  PM Loses in Parliament's Vote of No Confidence After Impeachment Motion

    Dalsan Radio, 2 December 2013

    Members of the Federal Parliament of Somalia have voted against the country's Prime Minister and his cabinet after tough impeachment motion tabled last week. In a parliamentary ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Lawmakers Meddlers or Mediators? (opinion)

    Dalsan Radio, 2 December 2013

    It is a sad day for Somalia those who respect the existence of Somalia as a nation beside that it's very unfortunate to call Breaking news such heartbreaking stories by the way. ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Somali Prime Minister Voted Out

    Voice of America, 2 December 2013

    Lawmakers in Somalia have ousted the prime minister, ending a year of rare stability atop that country's government. read more »

  • Somalia:  Constitutional Crisis, Another PM Ousted, What Next? (editorial)

    Garowe Online, 2 December 2013

    Will President Hassan get another Prime Minister Shirdon, or is the future Prime Minister destined to clash with Dam Jadid faction? read more »

  • Somalia:  PM Voted Out of Office

    UN News Service, 2 December 2013

    The United Nations envoy in Somalia today highlighted the urgency of appointing a new Prime Minister as soon as possible to maintain the progress made so far in the Horn of Africa ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Somali Parliament Oust PM in a Vote of No Confidence

    Dalsan Radio, 2 December 2013

    Somali lawmakers voted to oust the prime minister Monday amid furious power struggles among top leaders that could undermine efforts to rebuild the war torn nation and tackle ... read more »

  • Somalia:  PM Loses Vote of Confidence in Parliament

    Dalsan Radio, 2 December 2013

    Members of the Federal Parliament of Somalia have voted against the country's Prime Minister and his cabinet after tough impeachment motion tabled last week. read more »

  • Somalia:  Mogadishu - Main Roads Blocked, Parliament to Face Tough Debate

    Dalsan Radio, 30 November 2013

    Many of the roads of Somalia capital, Mogadishu were blocked on Saturday morning amid tough parliamentary debate on a fresh motion against the Prime Minister. read more »

  • Somalia:  Somali Lawmakers Reject the PM to Address the Parliament

    Dalsan Radio, 1 December 2013

    Somali lawmakers rejected on Sunday the Prime Minister to come the house of the people and address to respond the motion against his cabinet. read more »

  • Somalia:  Somalia - Federal MPs Debate Impeachment Motion Against PM

    Garowe Online, 1 December 2013

    Federal Government of Somalia's Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon is on the verge of parliament impeachment as majority of Federal Members of parliament Sunday refused him to ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Puntland Calls Federal MPs to Halt Impeachment Motion Against Cabinet

    Dalsan Radio, 2 December 2013

    Puntland administration in Northeast Somalia has warned over the current impeachment motion by the Federal Parliament of Somalia against Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon. read more »

  • Somalia:  President Seeks PM's Resignation

    Voice of America, 11 November 2013

    Somalia's president has asked the prime minister to resign, in a blow to the rare political stability Somalia has experienced for the past year. read more »

  • Somalia:  Somali PM Declined President's Request to Resign. Reports Say.

    Dalsan Radio, 12 November 2013

    According to the voice of America Somali version Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has asked for his Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon to resign from the office. read more »