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Mr. Yusuf Boss Ahmed


Transitional Federal Government

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Transitional Federal Government

Background Information

Employment History

Puntland’s Minister


Executive Director

Horn Development Network

Prime Minister



U.N. Secretary-General's Special Representative
Somalia Francois Lonseny Fall

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Ahmed was born in the town ... [cached]

Ahmed was born in the town of Gaalkacyo, in the Mudug Region.

In September 1978 Ahmed, as a former army officer in the Somali National Army (SNA), founded the SSDF, a guerrilla movement aimed at ousting the Somali dictator Siad Barre.[1]
In the 1990s Ahmed emerged as the pre-eminent leader of his native Puntland region; he declared the territory autonomous in 1998.
On January 11, 2002, Garah Mohammed Said Gom'ad, a prominent businessman, was reportedly killed by forces of Yusuf Ahmed in a deliberate attack in which Yusuf's militia reportedly stopped his car and Gom'ad was fatally shot.
On August 17, 2002, Sultan Ahmed Mohammed Hurre, a British citizen, was killed by bodyguards in the employ of Yusuf Ahmed as their respective convoys passed each other approximately two miles south of the Puntland town of Garoowe.Hurre was known for opposing the extension of Ahmed's presidency in the state of Puntland;[3] according to the press reports, he was targeted by Ahmed for arrest as a religious extremist.Ahmed later claimed that the killing was accidental, but witnesses claimed otherwise.
The Country Report says that by the end of 2002 no action had been taken against those responsible for the killings.[4]
Militias associated with Yusuf Ahmed have also been implicated in the killings of Farah Mohamed Said ("Farah Dheere") in Garowe in 2002,[5] and of traditional leader Malaaq Seemow Abdi Garuunin Baidoa, on June 9, 2006.
On October 10, 2004, Ahmed was elected by the Transitional Federal Parliament to the position of President of Somalia.
Ahmed got 189 votes from the TFG Parliament, while the closest contender got 79 votes.[6]
In May 2006, the Second Battle of Mogadishu started and CNN reported that there were Transitional government forces in action, but Ahmed told the BBC the alliance of warlords were not fighting on behalf of the government and threatened to fire them.[7] Indeed, members of the government who were part of the warring Alliance for the Restoration of Peace and Counter-Terrorism (ARPCT) were sacked.
On January 8, 2007 as the Battle of Ras Kamboni raged, TFG President Ahmed entered Mogadishu for the first time since being elected.
Yusuf underwent a liver transplant in the 1990s.

SomaliaReport: Regaining Hope in Mogadishu [cached]

After the stepping down of the then TFG President Yusuf Ahmed and the subsequent withdrawal of the Ethiopian soldiers from Mogadishu, Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed was duly elected as president.

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Ahmed served as the ... [cached]

Ahmed served as the president of Somalia (with the capital in Mogadishu) from 2004-2009.

Yusuf Ahmed was an experienced politician and brave soldier.
He comes to a conclusion which corresponds to the traditional wisdom of his nation:
“If brethren love each other they have a lot of cattle and few graves but if they live in hatred they have the oppositeâ€.
Ahmed died on March 23, 2012.

Yusuf Ahmed Khayr, the ... [cached]

Yusuf Ahmed Khayr, the security minister in the northern Somalia region of Puntland, a pirate haven.

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