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Somali lawmakers oust prime minister in no-confidence vote

Somalia's parliament ousted Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire in a no-confidence vote on Saturday, as a simmering power struggle between him and the president came to the fore.

Jul 27th 2020 · 1 min read
Somali lawmakers oust prime minister in no-confidence vote

The Horn-of-Africa country has been holding elections through representatives like elders in the past decade, due to insecurity caused by al Shabaab militants in most areas. Trending Stories

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Rashid Abdi, an independent Horn of Africa analyst, said Khaire’s removal was inevitable because of differences with the president and the prime minister‘s ambition to be president one day.“What was surprising was the swiftness with which it was done. There was no debate or negotiations,” Abdi told Reuters.

last updated: 2020-07-27@05:07