Somalia—President Limits PM’s Power Ahead of Elections

Bloomberg News | 09/17/2021

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has suspended key powers belonging to the prime minister amid a deepening feud between the leaders, reports Bloomberg News. Mohamed barred Prime Minister Hussein Roble from hiring or firing government officials during the election period, said a statement from the president’s office on Thursday.  The president accused Roble of "taking reckless steps that could lead to a political and security crisis" and violating the constitution, reported...

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