Sharif Sheikh Ahmed

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Sharif Sheikh Ahmed (Shariif Sheekh Axmed, شريف شيخ أحمد; born 25 July 1964) served as president of the Transitional Federal Government between 2009 and 2012.wikipedia
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Abgaal

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Sheikh Sharif is from the Abgaal clan ( Cabdale Agoonyar) sub-clan of the Hawiye clan one of Somalia's four main clans, which dominates in the capital.
These three politicians are Ali Mahdi Muhammad, Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, and Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud.

List of presidents of Somalia

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He was the 7th President of Somalia and successfully brought the Federal Government of Somalia through transitional status following the collapse of the previous governing administration in 1991.

Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia

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Sheikh Sharif's party the Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia signed a peace treaty with the Transitional Federal Government on 9 June 2008 in Djibouti.
Roughly 400 delegates, including former Islamic Courts Union, ICU Executive chairman Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, former TFG Speaker of Parliament Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden, and the former TFG Deputy Prime Minister Hussein Mohamed Farrah, approved a constitution and committee.

Transitional federal government, Republic of Somalia

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Sheikh Sharif's party the Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia signed a peace treaty with the Transitional Federal Government on 9 June 2008 in Djibouti. Sharif Sheikh Ahmed (Shariif Sheekh Axmed, شريف شيخ أحمد; born 25 July 1964) served as president of the Transitional Federal Government between 2009 and 2012.
Parliament was subsequently expanded to 550 seats to accommodate ARS members, which then elected Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, the former ARS chairman, to office.

Somalia

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On 6 August 2009, President Sheikh Sharif and US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton held a joint press conference in Nairobi, Kenya discussing the challenges facing Somalia, and the possibility of achieving peace, stability and reconciliation for the Somalis.
Parliament was subsequently expanded to 550 seats to accommodate ARS members, which then elected Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, the former ARS chairman, to office.

Al-Shabaab (militant group)

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President Sheikh Sharif's government drove Al-Shabaab from the capital city and its surroundings, with the help of the African Union, AMISOM.
In January 2009, Ethiopian forces withdrew from Somalia and al-Shabaab carried on its fight against former ally and Islamic Courts Union leader President Sharif Ahmed, who was the head of the Transitional Federal Government.

Omar Sharmarke

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President Sharif appointed former First Secretary of the Somali embassy in Washington, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed "Farmajo", as the new Prime Minister of Somalia in October 2010 after the resignation of Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke.
On the February 13, 2009, then President of Somalia Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed nominated Sharmarke to become Prime Minister at a meeting in Djibouti.

Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden

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It was signed on 9 June 2011 by HE Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, President of the Transitional Federal Government, Hon Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden, Speaker of the Transitional Federal Parliament, H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda and Dr Augustine Mahiga, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations.
On October 14, 2010, President of Somalia Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed appointed former First Secretary in the Somali embassy in Washington, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, as the nation's new Prime Minister.

Augustine Mahiga

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It was signed on 9 June 2011 by HE Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, President of the Transitional Federal Government, Hon Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden, Speaker of the Transitional Federal Parliament, H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda and Dr Augustine Mahiga, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations.
On 9 June 2011, Mahiga, along with the Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, oversaw a signed agreement in Kampala between Somalia's incumbent President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and the Speaker of Parliament Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden.

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

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In the 2017 presidential election, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who Sheikh Sharif had earlier instated as Prime Minister succeeded Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as President of Somalia.
After the first round of voting, former President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed emerged as the frontrunner, amassing 64 votes.

Himilo Qaran

In January 2019 Sheikh Sharif announced his intention to stand for the 2022 presidential election on the ticket of his new political party Himilo Qaran
It is led by Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, who is known as 'The Father of Modern Somalia' because of his achievements when served as president of the Transitional Federal Government between 2009 and 2012.

President of Somalia

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In the 2017 presidential election, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who Sheikh Sharif had earlier instated as Prime Minister succeeded Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as President of Somalia.
Since then the office has been held by seven further people: Abdirashid Ali Shermarke, Mohamed Siyad Barre, Ali Mahdi, Abdiqasim Salad, Abdullahi Yusuf, Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, and Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.

Abdiweli Gaas

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Prime Minister Ali along with President of Somalia Sharif Ahmed initially opposed the deployment of Kenyan troops into the country, as they felt it was a breach of an earlier joint defence pact reached with the Kenyan government that limited Kenya's support to logistical activities.

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed

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President Sharif appointed former First Secretary of the Somali embassy in Washington, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed "Farmajo", as the new Prime Minister of Somalia in October 2010 after the resignation of Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke. In the 2017 presidential election, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who Sheikh Sharif had earlier instated as Prime Minister succeeded Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as President of Somalia.
President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed welcomed the new Cabinet and encouraged parliament to endorse the appointments.

Nur Hassan Hussein

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He placed third in the first round with 59 votes and then withdrew his candidacy; Sharif Ahmed won the election.

Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed

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Numerous government officials and religious and clan leaders came to pay their last respects, including incumbent Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamud Farole, former Puntland President Mohamud Muse Hersi, TFG President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, and Prime Minister of Somalia Abdiweli Mohamed Ali.

Federal Government of Somalia

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He was the 7th President of Somalia and successfully brought the Federal Government of Somalia through transitional status following the collapse of the previous governing administration in 1991.

Provisional government

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He was the 7th President of Somalia and successfully brought the Federal Government of Somalia through transitional status following the collapse of the previous governing administration in 1991.

Mahaday

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Born on 25 July 1964 in Mahaday a town in the southern the Middle Shabelle region where he acquired the knowledge of the Islamic teachings, Arabic and the memorisation of the Qur'an as a child.

Hawiye

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Sheikh Sharif is from the Abgaal clan ( Cabdale Agoonyar) sub-clan of the Hawiye clan one of Somalia's four main clans, which dominates in the capital.

Al-Azhar University

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He began his education at the Sheikh Sufi Institute, which was associated with Al-Azhar University in Egypt.

Egypt

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He began his education at the Sheikh Sufi Institute, which was associated with Al-Azhar University in Egypt.

Law

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He studied at Libyan and Sudanese universities in the mid-1990s, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Law and Islamic Shariah.

Sharia

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He studied at Libyan and Sudanese universities in the mid-1990s, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Law and Islamic Shariah.