Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 14 September 2023

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud met with army commanders to discuss plans for eliminating al-Shabaab.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 06 July 2023

This week in Somali politics and security, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud praised Las Anod for honouring Independence Day after 15 years.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 22 June 2023

This week in Somali politics has been rife with complexity. Key events include President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre's meetings to advance the constitutional review process.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 8 June 2023

In this week's political round-up, The Somali Federal Parliament's session was adjourned due to a lack of quorum, causing frustration among leaders.

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