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It is a great victory for the Absame/Kumade people to occupy Somalia’s Premiership for the first time, but it’s unfortunate to deprive them of getting a full ministerial position. Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre is from the Ogaaden clan, which is one of the Absame clans. According to Somalia’s current arrangement, his clan cannot get …

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Breaking the Barriers of Somalia’s Traditional Leadership

Things are changing and Somalia’s leadership status is changing as well. The country’s highest leadership has traditionally revolved around two tribes: Hawiye and Daarood. If one gets the presidential position, the other one gets the prime minister’s position.  This trend has been the status quo of the country, especially after the collapse of the central …

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Eid al-Fitr 2022: When is it and what are the common greetings?

“As a new moon was not sighted on Saturday evening after Maghrib prayers, Eid celebrations will begin on Monday, May 2 in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and neighbouring countries. Other countries that follow independent sightings could be Monday or Tuesday based on individual viewing of the new moon.As a new moon was not sighted on Saturday …

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