Somali Lawmakers Debate Whether to Sack PM, Washington Fears More Turmoil

Somali lawmakers said they would begin a debate on Tuesday on a motion to sack Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, a move Washington warned could deepen political turmoil. Western donors who have promised to help rebuild Somalia's battered institutions worry that the removal of a second prime minister in less than a year will weaken the government and leave it rudderless in its fight against Islamist rebels.
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