SOMALIA: Power-sharing deal reached in Djibouti as TFG split widens

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
NAIROBI Wednesday, November 26, 2008 (IRIN) - The parties to the peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Somalia have reached a power-sharing deal in Djibouti that doubles the size of parliament, observers said. However, analysts feared the deal was unworkable and seems to have widened the split within the TFG. Representatives of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and a faction of the Eritrea-based Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia (ARS), led by Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed,...