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Somalia: Why Local Governance Matters

For the public sector to remain relevant and trusted in the eyes of the citizens, the Somali government and its international partners have to respond to the evolving and often high expectations of the citizens in terms of overall political direction, and more importantly, in service delivery or the way in which services are delivered in the federal context.

Soomaaliya: Muhiimadda Maalgelinta Dowladaha Hoose

Si hay’adaha dowladda u noqdaan kuwo ay shacabku aaminaan kalsoonina ku qabaan, dowladda Soomaaliya iyo taageerayaasheeda caalamka waa in ay ka jawaabaan baahida shacabka ee dhinacyada jiheynta siyaasadda iyo gaarsiinta adeegyada aasaasiga ah.

Somali Public Agenda

Creating an enduring constitution for Somalia: a roadmap for the review process

The process of drafting a federal constitution for Somalia dates back to 2004 when a Federal Charter and a federal system of governance were adopted in Kenya. The Transitional Charter mandated the formation of an independent commission that would prepare a new federal constitution in two and half years. However, the commission was only formed two years later, in 2006, by the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) president, Abdullahi Yusuf. Read more

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Sida dastuur waara loogu sameyn karo Soomaaliya: Dhabbe loo mari karo dib-u-eegista dastuurka

Dastuur-u-sameynta Soomaaliya waxa ay soo bilaabatay sanadkii 2004 markaas oo Axdiga Federaalka iyo nidaamka federaalka lagu qaatay dalka Kenya. Axdigii Kumeelgaarka waxa uu farayay in la sameeyo guddi madax bannaan ee muddo labo sano iyo bar ah ku diyaariya dastuur cusub oo federaal ah. Guddiga waxa labo sano kadib sanadkii 2006 sameeyay madaxweynihii Dowladdii Federaalka Kumeelgaarka Cabdullaahi Yuusuf. Read more

Somali Public Agenda

Judiciary models for Somalia

At the outset of the union between British and Italian Somalilands in 1960, Somalia’s judiciary sector faced systematic challenges. The Law of the Organization of the Judiciary in 1962 reconciled and harmonized the British Common and Italian Latin law systems of the respective former colonial administrations. An integrated judiciary system served both centralized unitary civilian and military governments until the latter was overthrown in 1991. Read more

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Somalia: The nexus between taxation, public trust and public services

The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) has recently started financial reform initiatives aimed at increasing domestic revenue. The government commenced the collection of two types of tax: income tax and sales tax. Income tax collection — 6% on salaries between $200 and $800; 12% on salaries between $800 and $1500 and 18% on salaries above $1500 — was started for the employees working with some private companies and international non-governmental organizations operating in Somalia Read more

Somali Public Agenda

Soomaaliya: Xiriirka ka dhexeeya canshuurta, kalsoonida shacabka iyo adeegyada bulshada

Dowladda Federaalka Soomaaliya waxa ay dhawaan bilowday is-bedello dhanka maaliyadda ah ee lagu kobciyo dakhliga gudaha. Dowladda waxa ay bilowday uruurinta laba nooc oo canshuur ah: canshuurta dakhliga iyo canshuurta iibka. Canshuurta dakhliga oo ah 6% mushaarka u dhexeeya $200 iyo $800; 12% mushaarka u dhexeeya $800 iyo $1500 iyo 18% mushaarka ka badan $1500 ayaa la bilaabay in laga qaado shaqaalaha la shaqeeya qaar kamid ah shirkadaha gaarka loo leeyahay iyo hay’adaha caalamiga ah ee aan dowliga ahayn ee ka howlgala Soomaaliya Read more

Somali Public Agenda

Review of Somalia’s 2018 budget for public services and economic development

Budgets are a reflection of government priorities for each fiscal year. How does the 2018 Federal Government Somalia’s (FGS)’s budget reflect its prioritization of public services and economic development? Read more