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Somali delegates read the book of the constitution during the National Constituent Assembly meeting in Mogadishu. A special assembly is tasked with voting on a new constitution for war-torn Somalia as the corruption-riddled government approaches the end of its mandate next month. (Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images)
By Hassan Ali On Monday, July 30th, 2012
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Somalia: Organic peace is needed

Somali delegates read the book of the constitution during the National Constituent Assembly meeting in Mogadishu (Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images). BY ALI MOHAMED This month, the Somali clan elders are convening More...

Mogadishu, Somalia
By Sahra Farah On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Somali Elders Stall Political Transition Over Constitution Concerns

MOGADISHU — Time is running out for Somalia to end its long-running political transition and elect a new president in accordance with a U.N.-backed plan. But a group of elders is holding up the process due More...

Mayor Tarzan
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, July 7th, 2012
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Somali opposition to draft Constitution intensifies – Mayor joins

MOGADISHU — The Mayor of Mogadishu Mohamed Ahmed Noor spoke out against the nation’s draft constitution, joining a growing opposition on Friday who denounce the document in the capital. Mr Noor, who More...

Their fascinating new title is “Signatories”, or “Stakeholders”, or “Principles” of the Roadmap.
By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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Somalia’s Draft Constitution: Too Undemocratic?

Many Somalis are deeply unconvinced by the heavily internationally-involved constitutional drafting. The peace and reconciliation process in Somalia has entered a critical juncture. A new constitution, drafted with More...

Somalia supports federal system
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Somalia adopts Ethiopia’s federal constitution with Sharia Law

MOGADISHU — Somalia has unveiled a new final draft constitution that was recently approved in Nairobi by Somali leaders in the presence of Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, More...

Turkey's Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Cemalettin Kani Toru, greets Somalia's Prime Minister in Istanbul, Turkey
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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SOMALIA: New draft constitution gets thumbs up

Turkey’s Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Cemalettin Kani Toru, greets Somalia’s Prime Minister in Istanbul, Turkey (HOL). NAIROBI — Somalia’s political leaders have approved a draft constitution More...