Somalia: President Farmajo Approves Auditor General Sacking - Somaliupdate Online

MOGADISHU (SomaliUpdate Online) — Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo said he approved the suggestion to sack the country's Auditor General Dr. Nur Farah Jimale by the Cabnet of the Ministers following the death of the Public Works and ...

Two Somali soldiers arrested after minister shot dead - TVC News

Image result for Two soldiers arrested after minister shot dead in Somalia' The Somali government arrested two soldiers on Thursday, in connection with the killing a government minister in a suspected case of mistaken identity. Public works minister ...

Somali leader vows to defeat al-Shabab extremists in 2 years - Stars and Stripes

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Somalia's president says his country has a comprehensive plan to defeat the extremist group al-Shabab within two years. article continues below. Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed spoke Wednesday during his first visit to ...

Somalia's youngest minister killed by friendly fire in Mogadishu - Midnimo Information Center

The Minister of Public Works and Housing, Abdullah Abbas Siraj, was killed on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, after his car was attacked by government forces after approaching an official convoy near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, according to a ...

Somalia: Ethiopia and Somalia's Assigned a Committee Over Shabelle River Disputes - AllAfrica.com

Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Garad Omar, spoke of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo) and Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He stated that they discussed the strengthening the ...

Ethiopian, Somali leaders discuss closer cooperation - Coastweek

ADDIS ABABA, (Xinhua) -- Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and visiting Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed met here on Wednesday over closer bilateral cooperation in various fields. The two leaders discussed issues related to ...

Somali auditor general refuses to step down - Anadolu Agency

Local media reported that Nur Farah Friday said he considered the firing unconstitutional, adding only parliament had the authority to do so. The sacking came a day after the auditor's bodyguards shot dead a minister in the Somali capital on Wednesday.

Somalia's Auditor General challenges sacking decision by Prime Minister - Garowe Online

MOGADISHU, Somalia- The country's Auditor General Nur Farah Jimale has challenged the sacking decision by Prime Minister Hasan Ali Khayre on Thursday, Garowe Online reports. Speaking to local radio station in the capital Mogadishu, Jimale said the ...

Somalia sacks senior official over minister's shooting - Daily Mail

The Somali government sacked the country's auditor-general on Friday, after his bodyguards were accused of shooting dead the minister of public works, apparently by accident. Abbas Abdullahi Siraji, the 31-year-old public works minister, was killed on ...

Somali MP killed after being mistaken for militant - WIC News

A government minister in Somalia has been shot dead by security forces who mistook him for an Islamist militant. Abas Abdullahi Sheikh, 31, was killed near the presidential palace in the capital, Mogadishu, as he was driven in his vehicle. State radio ...

Somali Auditor General sacked after bodyguards kill minister - africanews

Somalia's Auditor General Dr Nur Jimale Farah was sacked on Thursday over the killing of Public Works Minister Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji on Wednesday. The youngest minister in the new government was shot dead by bodyguards of the Auditor ...

Fired Somalia Auditor General Refuses to Go, Says Cabinet Cannot Sack Him - Somaliupdate Online

MOGADISHU (SomaliUpdate Online) — Hours after Somalia Cabinet of Ministers fired the Auditor General Nur Farah Jimale over the death of the late Somali Minister of Public Works and Reconstruction Abbas Abdullahi Siraji, the Auditor General refused his ...

Somalia: PM Sacks Auditor General As Investigation Into Minister Abass Killing Launched - AllAfrica.com

Prime Minister Hassan Khayre on Thursday evening sacked Auditor General Nur Farah Jimale to allow for investigation into the Wednesday shooting of Public Works and Reconstruction Minister Abass Siraj. The sacking followed an approval by the cabinet ...

Somalia: State Funeral Held for Slain Minister - AllAfrica.com

The body of the Minister of Public Works and Reconstruction Abbas Abdullahi Siraji who was shot dead last night in Mogadishu has been buried in state funeral in Mogadishu on Thursday. Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaji, his PM Hassan Ali ...

Somalia: US State Department Mourns Minster Abass Siraji Killing - AllAfrica.com

The United States extends its heartfelt condolences to the families, colleagues, and friends of Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji, Minister of Public Works and Reconstruction of the Federal Government of Somalia. Minister Abdullahi was a victim of the high ...

'Rising Star' of Somalia's Government Has Been Shot Dead By Security Forces - TIME

Abas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji, Somalia's 31-year-old public works minister and a rising star of the country's politics, has been shot dead by security forces who officials say mistook him for a militant. The youngest person ever to be elected to Somalia ...

Somalia's public works minister killed in Mogadishu - Middle East Online

Abdullahi Siraji shot dead after his vehicle was mistakenly shot at by government security guards outside presidential palace. Middle East Online. Siraji grew up in Dadaab, Kenya, among the world's largest refugee camps. MOGADISHU - Somalia's minister ...

Two soldiers arrested over Somali minister's murder - africanews

The Somali government arrested two soldiers on Thursday in connection with the killing a government minister in a suspected case of mistaken identity, the minister of information said. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Public works minister Abbas ...

Two Somali Soldiers Arrested after Minister Death - Prensa Latina

Mogadishu, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Somali government arrested today two soldiers in connection with the assassination of Public Works Minister Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji, who was killed because of an alleged misidentification. The head of Public Works ...

Somalia's Public Works Minister shot dead in Mogadishu - BNO News

Somalia's Minister of Public Works and Reconstruction, Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji, has been shot and killed by soldiers in the capital Mogadishu. It is reported that soldiers may have mistakenly opened fire. (more) ...