Somalia:Hir-Shabelle Parliament Elects its Upper House Members
Mareeg.com-On November 9th 2016, Hirshabelle Parliament elected its Upper House members as follows:
1 Osman Ahmed Ma’ow
2 Dr. Osman Mahamud Mohamed Dufle
3 Muse Sudi Yalahow
4 Naima Ibrahim Yusuf (female)
5 Mohamed Osman Farah Dhegajun
6 Mohamed Hussein Raage
7 Fartun Abdulkadir Farax Karama (female)
8 Mohamed Amiin Sheekh Osman
Lower House Election Process continues Throughout the Country
In Garowe on November 5th 2016, the process to elect the members of the Upper House for Puntland state began. On November 8th 2016, the same process began in Baidoa for Southwest state and Kismayo for Jubbaland state. On November 9th, the same process began in Adaado for Galmudug state.
The Electoral Committees at both the Federal and State level all expressed their confidence that the election will held as planned and to the agreed deadlines. In the coming days it is expected that the Lower House process will begin across the country.
Military Court Sentences Somali Security Forces Soldier to Death for Murder of a Civilian
On November 8th 2016, the Military Court of the 60th SNA Division sentenced to death a soldier from the Darwish forces of Southwest state who killed a civilian in the Burhakaba District of Bay region.
Major Adan Abukar Mohamed of the 60th SNA Division named the convicted soldier as Ali Borow Mohamed, sentenced to death for the killing of Qasimo Abdow Haji Keyrow October 10th 2016, and for the wounding of the man’s two siblings.