Embattled Somali PM tells ministers to resign if they are unhappy

November 17, 2014 3:13 PM

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Embattled Somali PM tells ministers to resign if they are unhappy

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's prime minister told cabinet ministers on Monday to resign if they are unhappy, intensifying a dispute which has stymied efforts to rebuild the country after decades of war.

More than 100 lawmakers loyal to President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud have put forward a parliamentary motion to sack Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed. Tensions between the two boiled over last month when Ahmed reshuffled the cabinet and sidelined one of Mohamud's main allies.

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