Djibouti (HAN) August 13, 2015 – Public Diplomacy and Regional Security Initiative News. in Mogadishu , more than 135 parliamentarians lodged a vote of no confidence in President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, accusing him of violating the constitution, according to Mr. Hosh a member of parliament in Mogadishu.
A motion of no confidence has been lodged with the office of the parliamentary speaker and needs a Supreme Court ruling on its legality before it can be discussed in the assembly, Abdiweli Mohamed Qanyare, a lawmaker, said by phone.
An MP, Abdullahi Godah Barre, a critic member of parliament, told reporters that parliamentarians accuse resident Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud of corruption and undermining efforts to build a strong army. The president is preparing a response to the allegations against President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, his spokesman Da’ud Aweys told Geeska Afrika Online.
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The Federal Government is using recent military advances against Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab to try to attract investors to help reconstruct Somalia’s economy.
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