Somali Public Agenda

Is multi-partyism a viable option for Somali political stability?

Somalia is witnessing the revival of political parties, which vanished from the political landscape about fifty years ago when a coup d’état led by General Mohamed Siyad Barre took power in 1969. The coup prompted the demise of the established liberal multiparty system that had animated the scene since the 1940s and set the tone for the first 9 years of post-independence politics. This liberal experiment was considered highly democratic by some, and corrupt and unscrupulous by others. Read more

Somali Public Agenda

Ma yahay nidaamka xisbiyada badani mid xasilooni siyaasadeed u horseedi kara Soomaaliya?

Soomaaliya waxaa dib uga curanaya nidaamka xisbiyada badan kuwaa oo kamaqnaa saaxadda siyaasadeed ku dhowaad konton sano (50 sano) kadib afganbigii uu Jeneeral Maxamed Siyaad Barre hormuudka ka ahaa oo ay militariga hoggaanka dalka kula wareegeen sanadkii 1969-kii. Afganbigaas wuxuu soo afjaray nimaadkii xisbiyada badanaa oo ka bullaalay gayiga Soomaaliya lagasoo bilaabo 1940-aadkii gundhigna u ahaa siyaasadii sagaalkii sano ee xoriyadda ka danbeysay. Dadka qaar waxa ay u arkaan sagaalkaas sano xiligii dimuqraadiyadda halka kuwa kalana u arkaan xili musuq iyo dhaqan xumo ku habsatay wadanka. Read more