The move followed after weeks of differences between President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and Prime Minister Sharmarke.
President Barack Obama is pushing on to encourage more innovation among American businesses, while Republicans warn against government.
The International Committee of the Red Cross reports the number of war wounded in the Somali capital Mogadishu last year was the highest in a decade.
A BRITISH aid worker released by Somali gunmen early yesterday after being abducted last week said it was "bloody marvelous" to be free - as questions continued over whether a ransom was paid to end his six-day ordeal.
When you land at the clean, tidy airport in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, you feel you could have arrived in any small African state.