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My two cents on #Galmudug elections.

1. Potential candidates & their backgrounds,
2. Main stakeholders
3. Galmudug state key in-house dynamics
4. What might be the end product. Thread. 1/17
Galmudug is an important region, politically. A large number of Somalia's political elite happen to hail from this region.

A complicated region; cosmopolitan in nature with regards to clan diversity.

Security wise, reliable with the exception of a few districts. 2/17
The incumbent (Xaaf) faced a lot of challenges partly because of his miscalculated political decisions and partly because of the region's complexity & diversity.

He is way less relevant now. Handed over his role(s) to FGS. 3/17
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LIVE THREAD: on Current Political Development in #Somalia. Here is my analysis on what's happening now at the federal parliament. First some background. Deputy speaker Muudey dismissed the Parliamentary Oversight Committee last week for publishing a damning report against MoF
The report accused corruption & misappropriation for Minister of Finance Mr. Beyle. The Admin reacted by bribing several MP's in the Committee with $10k each, in addition to dismissing the committee while Speaker Mursal was away for a personal leave in Turkey.
Upon returning, Mursal wasn't happy with the infringement of the Admin in the Parliament. So, he wrote a letter yesterday reinstating the Committee & calling Muudey's move not only baseless but out of the legal bounds.
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This is a thread about the cities and towns in #Galmudug state of #Somalia. On this thread, we (GSD team) will post pictures and information about the cities and towns across Galmudug state.
From the East coast to the southern state border (Galmudug state - Hirshabelle state border), then from the western border (Ethiopia - Somalia border) to the Northern state border (Galmudug state - Puntland state border).
1) #Hobyo also known as the heart of #Somalia is an ancient port city located in the central mudug region of Somalia. During the 13th century hobyo served as one of the strategic trading hubs of the Ajuran sultanate -First picture circa 1925.
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