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Somali President Farmajo cuts PM Roble’s powers amid row over missing spy

BBC News

September 16, 2021

Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has cut some of the prime minister’s powers in the latest twist in a bitter rift between the two men.

He accused Mohamed Hussein Roble of “taking reckless steps that could lead to a political and security crisis”.

The dispute raises fears of armed conflict on the streets of Mogadishu between rival forces.

The row has been fuelled by the mysterious disappearance of a female spy, Ikran Tahlil, 25.

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