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Parliamentary Speaker meets with President in Baidoa

Apr 02 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News
The Speaker of the Somali Parliament Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari hosted a meeting today with the newly elected president of the 3-region south western state.
 
Also present at the meeting were delegates, intellectuals and other politicians and was held at Hotel Bakin in Baidoa.
 
Mr Jawari urged on his guests to resolve the political differences in Baidoa and other areas of the Bay region through peaceful dialogue to form their rightful administration.
 
 
Autor: Maalik Eng

Somali parliament to form federalism committee

Apr 02 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Sabahi

The Somali parliamentary committee on national security, interior and governance will form a sub-committee to oversee the federalism process in the country, Somalia's Goobjoog News reported Wednesday (April 2nd).

Vice chairman of the committee Dahir Amin Jessow criticised the government's handling of federalism to date, saying that the government has failed to plan ahead.

President back in Mogadishu after Baidoa trip

Apr 01 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News
The president of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud concluded his brief trip to Baidoa to meet with rival politicians in the Bay region.
 
The president returned to Mogadishu at dawn today today and reported to the media that very soon there will be a solution to the political tensions in Baidoa.
 
Furthermore, the Speaker of Parliament and his delegation are still in Baidoa and are expecting to take meetings with clan elders in Bay.
 
 
Autor: Maalik Eng

Puntland government supports 3-region South-western State

Apr 01 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Sabahi

Somalia's federal state of Puntland on Monday (March 31st) announced its support for the formation of the new South-western State led by Mohamed Haji Abdinur, Somalia's Garowe Online reported.

"Puntland government conveys warm congratulations to southwest state of Somalia's people on their role in crowning an autonomous state," Puntland said in a statement. "[The Puntland government] fully supports the formation and the development of southwest state of Somalia."

President & Speaker meet with politicians in Baidoa

Mar 31 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News
The president of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the Speaker of the Somali Parliament Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari took special meetings with political parties in Baidoa.
 
According to the president’s advisor Abdirahman Osman Yarisow, he mentioned that the aims of the meeting are to resolve political issues that are going on in the city.
 
Engineer Yarisow mentioned that the Somali Government are planning on  implementing federalized states in all of the country’s regions.

President reaches Baidoa after political crisis

Mar 30 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

Our correspondent in Baidoa Ahmed Abdi Hassan informs us that today the president of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud reached the city today.

The president was accompanied by some ministers of the Federal Government, one of them Minister of Environment & Livestock Salim Aliyow Ibrow and others.

Dozens of soldiers were spread across Baidoa ahead of the president’s arrival with public transportation halted.

President declared for South West state of Somalia

Mar 27 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

This morning at a conference room of Hotel Bakiin in Baidoa, nominations to elect the president for the 3-region south western state of Somalia as announced it will take place a few days ago.

The conference hall was crowded with around 700 participants that came from Bay, Bakool & the Lower Shabelle regions and it was expected that there would be up to 4 nominations.

Bondhere district commissioner to be replaced

Mar 26 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

The Governor of Benadir  & Mayor of Mogadishu General Hassan Mohamed Hussein Muungaab confiscated the title of the Bondhere district commissioner in Mogadishu.

The district commissioner of Bondhere was announced to be replaced with Mohamed Hashi and that the handover ceremony will take place today at the district center in Mogadishu.

 

Since General Muungaab was appointed Governor & the Mayor, he has already began to undertake efforts to change the commissioners of the districts in Benadir.

 

Autor: Maalik Eng

Muungaab strands a district commissioner

Mar 25 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

General Hassan Mohamed Hussein Muungaab today stranded one of the district commissioners in Mogadishu of their title.

They mayor did so to the district commissioner of Dharkeynley of the Benadir region, Macalin Abdulle Ali Hilowle.

The handover ceremony is expected to take place today within the Dharkeynley district and the title to a new commissioner.

It was only recent when the district commissioner of Shibis was also stranded of his title.

 

Autor: Maalik Eng

Speaker: “We’re expecting agendas from cabinet”

Mar 23 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

Speaker of the Somali parliament Mr. Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari spoke at a ceremony yesterday opening the 4th session of the Somali parliament and said that they are expecting from the prime minister to unveil his latest agendas so that the MP’s can work with the cabinet.

Mr Jawari added that the members of parliament need to provide strong advice to the agendas expected to be received very soon by the Somali government.

 

Somali president describes Al-Shabaab as an enemy of peace

Mar 23 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

The president of the Federal Republic of Somalia Mr Hassan Sheikh Mohamed, today reiterated that Al-Shabaab are an enemy of international peace.

Mr Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said that Al-Shabaab are reluctant to remain in Somalia, but that wherever they are in the world they are against tranquility.

“We prefer that our youth are rehabilitated from Al-Shabaab, and work towards creating a brighter future for themselves and we are more than willing to help them in these matters,” Said the president.

Disagreement between ASWJ and Federal Government

Mar 20 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

After meetings last night in Dhuusamareeb the provincial capital city of Galgaduud between Ministers of the Federal Government of Somalia and leaders from Ahlusunna Waljamaaca, it was said that they were unable to come to an agreement according to sources that confirmed to Radio Shabelle.

The Ministerial delegation was led by the Minister of Interior & Federalism and included the Minister of National Security, Minister of Information and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Somali Government.

Somali Pres. says the government will use all their ability to battle Al-Shabaab

Mar 19 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

After a press conference in the capital city Mogadishu, the President of the Somali Federal Republic Mr Hassan Sheikh Mohamed declared that the government is committed to fight against Al-Shabaab and added that very soon the military offensives against the terrorist insurgents will come to an abrupt end.

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamed said that the ability of the government will be strengthened to ensure that Al-Shabaab is wiped from every region in the country.

New spokesman for the Benadir Regional Administration

Mar 17 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

Governor of Benadir & Mayor of Mogadishu Hassan Mohamed Hussein Muungaab, announced that the spokesman of the Benadir Regional Administration will be deprived of his title.

The handover ceremony of the position was held today (Monday) and Abdibaasid Mohamed Abdirahman was stated as the new spokesman for the Benadir Regional Administration.

The previous spokesman Mohamed Yuusuf Osman, said at the handover ceremony that he welcomed the decision and peacefully transitioned the title.

Somali prime minister creates government office for clerics

Mar 17 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Sabahi

Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed convened a meeting of religious leaders in Mogadishu on Saturday (March 15th) and announced the creation of a new government office for religious scholars that will help shape public opinion and government decision-making.

"The main aim of this meeting is to have a collective position towards the religious-less people of al-Shabaab and show to Somalia and people of the world that these people are on the wrong path," Ahmed said in a statement.

Afgoye conference approves draft constitution for Shabelle State of Somalia

Mar 10 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Sabahi

Eight hundred delegates met in Afgoye on Sunday (March 9th) and approved a draft constitution for a new federal state for Lower and Middle Shabelle called the Shabelle State of Somalia, Somalia's Radio Dalsan reported.

Seven hundred and seventy three of the assembly members voted in favour of the constitution, while 27 voted against it.

 

The vote occurred despite two competing efforts in Badoia to form two regional states on overlapping territories.

 

Baidoa’s Selection Committee shut down registration

Mar 09 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

The new Selection Committee recently appointed at Hotel Bakiin of Baidoa, are currently reviewing the application for president of the 3 regions; Bay, Bakool & Lower Shabelle. The Selection Committee are expected to conclude the registration of the conference envoys today in Hotel Bakiin.

This committee started yesterday to write the names of the candidates for president of South-Western state of Somalia governing the 3 regions of Bay, Bakool & Lower Shabelle.

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