Ethiopia vow to work closely with new Somalia president - Sudan Tribune

February 10, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia Thursday convoyed a congratulatory message to the newly elected president of Somalia and vowed to extend support to the new administration in the east African nation. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed 'Farmajo' ...

In a fragile Somalia, the parliament chooses a new president - Midnimo Information Center

Somalia took a halting step toward stability Wednesday by electing a new president, a 55-year-old former prime minister who lived in the United States for many years and is a U.S. citizen. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo was voted into office by the ...

Somalia's 'Mr Cheese' president has a lot on his plate - Midnimo Information Center

Somalia has a new, apparently popular president. His main challenges include making federalism work, reducing corruption and improving security. Somalia's complicated electoral process is finally complete and the country's new big cheese has his work ...

Dual Citizen Wins Somali Presidential Election - Voice of America

New Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo celebrates winning the election and taking office in Mogadishu, Somalia Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on В Контакте · Share on Google+ · Email to a ...

Somalia: UN Security Council urges sustained momentum towards democratic governance - UN News Centre

A Member of the Somalia Federal Parliament casts her ballot during the first round of the presidential election in Mogadishu on 8, February, 2017. UN Photo/Ilyas Ahmed. Print. 10 February 2017 – Welcoming political and security progress in Somalia ...

UNSC welcomes election of Somali Pres. Farmajo - Kuwait News Agency

NEW YORK, Feb 10 (KUNA) -- UN Security Council adopted today a presidential statement welcoming the conclusion of the electoral process in Somalia and the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed "Farmajo." In its third presidential statement ...

Somalia's ex-PM elected president - BusinessGhana

Mogadishu (AFP) - Former Somali prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who holds joint American citizenship, was elected president on Wednesday, vowing to crack down on corruption and Al-Shabaab militants. The 55-year-old former premier, ...

Somalis have high hopes new president will improve security - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Somalia has a new president. On Wednesday, parliament elected Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in the second round of voting. He beat the incumbent 184 votes to 97, but the way ahead looks anything but easy. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed took the oath ...