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COMMUNIQUE High Level Partnership Forum COPENHAGEN 19-20 November 2014.

1. The first annual Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum was held in Copenhagen 19-20 November, co-chaired by HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Government of Somalia, and the United Nations, and hosted by the Government of Denmark. 2. Fifty-six delegations gathered to review progress made since the Brussels Conference in September 2013, […]

November 21st, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

President’s keynote speech HLPF Copenhagen 19 November 2014.

If you search for books on Somalia, you’ll come across a slew of titles featuring phrases like ‘the world’s most dangerous place’, ‘outlaw state’, and ‘failed’ and ‘fragile’. For decades, Somalia was synonymous with pirates, terrorists, and complete lawlessness. But this Somalia exists no longer. It is a Somalia of yesterday, and is most definitely […]

November 19th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

One year on: the ‪#‎Somali‬ New Deal Compact – a remarkable transformation

Mogadishu, Tuesday 17 November: HE President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, today led a ‘one Somalia’ delegation to attend the Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum in Copenhagen (HLPF Copenhagen), Denmark. The HLFP Copenhagen is being hosted by the Government of Denmark, co-chaired by the Federal Government of Somalia and the United Nations and attended by more than […]

November 17th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

PM supporters disrupt parliament again to halt debate on Motion of No Confidence.+Video

Today’s meeting in the Somalia Parliament closed prematurely without official proceedings as parliamentarians once again disagreed over the debate concerning the Motion of No Confidence in the Somali Prime Minister, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed. As soon as the debate on the motion was due to begin, supporters of the Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed started singing […]

November 15th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

UK expresses concern over political instability in Somalia.

UK deeply concerned about political instability in Somalia. Urges all parties to resolve differences through political process. Following plans to table a parliamentary motion calling for a vote of no confidence in the Somali Prime Minister and his government, an FCO spokesperson said: The UK is deeply concerned that political instability risks undermining recent progress […]

November 12th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

CAF reveals Program for media officers’ seminar.

Cameroon will host a capacity building seminar for media officers from CAF-member associations, as shown in the program of the seminar released by the CAF Media department. The event will be staged at the centre of CAF excellence in Mbankono, Cameroon from 8-11 December 2014. Somalia will be represented in the event by Somali Football […]

November 11th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Prime Minister Abdiweli calls for commitment to respect provisional constitution and country’s laws.

Mogadishu, 11 November 2014** — The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has called for cooperation and compromise in resolving the ongoing political crisis. Prime Minister Abdiweli stated that the political differences negatively impact on the realization of Vision 2016 including the chance to hold democratic elections and the […]

November 11th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Shouting match, whistles halt debate on sacking Somali PM.

BY FEISAL OMAR AND ABDI SHEIKH Tuesday, November 11, 2014Mogadishu (Reuters) – A debate on whether to sack Somalia’s Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed descended into chaos on Tuesday as his supporters blew whistles and shouted out slogans, forcing the parliamentary speaker to halt the session. The no-confidence motion, which Washington had warned could deepen […]

November 11th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Prime Minister: “Committed to doubling efforts so achievements do not go to waste.”

Mogadishu – 11 November 2014. Yesterday at the joint High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) – Somalia Development and Reconstruction Facility (SDRF) conference held this morning in Mogadishu, His Excellency Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheik Ahmed addressed the International and Somali community participants stating that his Government has achieved irreversible momentum and progress. He said that: “Somalia […]

November 11th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

US pulls out of summit over Somali power struggle.

MOGADISHU, Somalia – The United States said Tuesday, November 11, it was deeply concerned over a worsening power struggle between Somalia’s president and prime minister, and pulled out of a international summit on the war-torn country. Washington urged leaders to “rise above the political differences that divert from the important work of unifying the country”, […]

November 11th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

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