Somali President Seeks PM’s Resignation

Somalia’s president has asked the prime minister to resign, in a blow to the rare political stability Somalia has experienced for the past year.

Sources within the Somali government said that President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud asked Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon to resign on Friday, on the grounds that Shirdon has been ineffective in his job.

The sources said the situation was unresolved as of Monday.

The president and prime minister came to power a little more than 12 months…