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Somali govt. warns of disruptions in Baidoa

Mar 04 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

The Minister of Interior of the Somali Federal government, Mr Abdullahi Godax Barre spoke to Radio VOA and warned of the disruptions and problems in Baidoa.

The Minister’s speech came yesterday there was a conference in Baidoa (among a series of other gatherings) where Madoobe Nuunow Mohamed was elected to serve as president of the  new South-Western 6 region state.

2 rival groups compete for formation of Somali federal state in Baidoa

Mar 04 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Sabahi

The Somali government expressed concerns over the political situation in Baidoa, where two groups are competing to form a regional administration, with one party electing a new president Monday (March 3rd) for a new regional administration called Southwestern State of Somalia.

Two parallel conferences, with one advocating a regional state comprising three regions -- Bay, Bakol and Lower Shabelle -- and the other backing a region state comprising six regions -- Bay, Bakol, Lower Shabelle, Gedo, Lower Jubba and Middle Jubba -- have been meeting in Baidoa this week.

The position of the Ministry of Interior of the FGS on the two parallel conferences in Baidoa

Mar 03 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

The position of the Ministry of Interior of the FGS on the two parallel conferences in Baidoa

Press Release

In line with the constitution and the regulations of the state, The Ministry of Interior and Federalism is mandated to federalize country through inclusive and transparent process led by the Federal government of Somalia.

The FGS express deep concern over the two parallel conferences in Baidoa and urges its fellow citizens in Baidoa to avoid unnecessary conflict that may dislocate our efforts to rebuild this country.

Govt. supporting state formation in Baidoa

Mar 03 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

Today in Baidoa there is a conference with participation from female civil society groups, intellectuals, politicians and other members of the community in Bay, Bakool & Lower Shabelle.

This conference is supporting the Federal government’s decision to comply with the mass meetings going in Baidoa.

Different members and MP’s have said that they are supporting the government’s decision to allow the meetings in Baidoa.

Ministers welcome new Governor

Mar 03 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

Ministers from the Somali government participated in a ceremony welcoming the new Governor of Banaadir & Mayor of Mogadishu, General Hassan Mohamed Hussein Muungaab.

Deputy Minister of Finance of the Somali government, Ms Fahmo Ahmed Nur was first to talk at the event mentioning that her Ministry is to stand beside the new Governor of Banaadir to work alongside each other respectively.

House of Hawiye appreciative of the new Banaadir governor

Mar 02 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

The House of Hawiye have pledged their support for the announcing of the new Governor of Banaadir & Mayor of Mogadishu as Hassan Mohamed Hussein Muungaab, and asked of him to take dire and immediate action to the ensure safety in the capital city Mogadishu.

The Speaker of the House of Hawiye, Nuur Bocor Jeelle, spoke to Radio Shabelle in Mogadishu and mentioned their appreciation of the new Governor of Banaadir as Muungaab.

Ministers meet political candidates in Baidoa

Mar 02 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

More than 10 government representatives including Ministers, Deputy Ministers and MP’s reached Baidoa yesterday, the provincial capital city of Bay where they will officially meet different politicians also taking part in the state formation conference.

Members of the Somali Parliament in Baidoa spoke over the phone to Radio Shabelle in Mogadishu and mentioned that they met with the locals and politicians in Baidoa and have their full appreciation and support to create a regional administration for the South-Western state of Somalia.

Selection Committee for South Western state of Somalia

Mar 02 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

In the conference room of Baidoa’s Hotel Bakiin, the new members of the committee for selecting the leaders of the South Western state of Somalia.

The conference participants have for the first time announced their delight of the new committee members.

The conference leader described that the committee will soon impose regulations restricting anyone from entering the elections for the South Western state

Ministers from the Somali government in Baidoa have increased their efforts to make sure the conferences in Baidoa run smoothly.

 

Autor: Maalik Eng

Up to 10 ministers reach Baidoa

Mar 01 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

Almost 10 Ministers have today reached Baidoa, the provincial capital city of Bay where a conference on creating a 3-region administration is expected to take place very soon.

These Ministers when they arrived in Baidoa where greeted by the participants of the conference and gave speeches announcing their delight for being part of the meeting.

Our reported Ahmed Abdi Hassan who is in Baidoa is reporting that the Baidoa conference is almost finished with government officials making the final decision on who will lead the new 3-region state.

Demonstrations supporting new Governor & Mayor of Mogadishu

Feb 28 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

 

The decreed from the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia announcing the new Governor of Banaadir region and Mayor of Mogadishu as General Mungaab, different members of the community in Mogadishu have welcomed the new declaration.

The locals who spoke on the microphone mentioned that they view Muungaab as an individual with vision to combat the problems Mogadishu is facing and prayed that God will be by his side.

The citizens of Mogadishu have said they are 100% satisfied to welcome the new mayor and conveyed that they will work with Governor Muungaab.

Exploring new avenues for co-operation in Somalia-Somaliland talks

Feb 28 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Sabahi

Over the past two years, the international community has embarked on multiple efforts to bring together representatives from the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the Somaliland regional administration for talks on the future of their political relationship and potential avenues for co-operation.

But the two sides have expressed contrary objectives to the outcome of negotiations.

Government starts security patrols in Mogadishu

Feb 24 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

Minister of Energy & Water, Jaama Mohamed Ahmed (Jama Oday) who is one of the 17 committee members assigned to evaluate the community and fight the corruption, mentioned that they had their first meeting today at Shangaani district in Mogadishu.

The committee with 17 members including Ministers, MP’s, chiefs and district commissioners came together at the compound of the Shangaani district administration and discussed on how to make it easier to cooperate on the safety of the city.

Prime Minister calls for emergency ministerial meeting

Feb 23 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

The Cabinet Ministers for the Somali government convened together in urgent situation last night to discuss the security conditions in Mogadishu, and the gathering was chaired by the Prime Minister of Somalia, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed, and demanded to know the current safety measures and the stages it’s being carried out in Mogadishu.

President Hassan Sheikh: Terminate policies in opposition to the government

Feb 17 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mr Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, called for the termination of policies against the Federal government and face together in the fight opposed to Al-Shabaab movement.

Mr Hassan Sheikh Mohamud returned to the country yesterday and called for the cessation following his saying that it was a obligation and necessitation for the citizens to be alongside each other in the fight against Al-Shabaab.

Political infighting tests cohesion of Somaliland parliament

Feb 13 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Sabahi

What started out as a healthy political debate over changes to the Somaliland region's House of Representatives has turned into a protracted, antagonistic dispute between opposing sides, causing a suspension of parliament activity until next Sunday (February 16th).

The row started January 27th when the House passed a bill that made changes to the parliament's bylaws for the first time since 2005.

Cali M. Geedi and other politicians in support of formation of new state consisting of the three regions; Bay, Bakool & Lower Shabelle

Feb 13 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Shabelle News

A meeting in support of the creation of a new South Western State compromising of the Bay , Bakool and Lower Shabelle regions was held in Mogadishu. It involved lawmakers, politicians and other civil society groups.

A previous prime minister of the Transitional Government, Ali Mohamed Gedi , was one of the leaders who participated in the meeting; he supported the construction of the three-regional government , and said that the government will make it easier for the state and will retain overall authority of the country.

PM Abdiweli Leads Two-Day Cabinet Conference in Mogadishu

Jan 26 2014
Somalia
Source: 
Dalsan Radio

Somalia Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed today opened a two-day Cabinet conference at Villa Hargaysa, centring on the priorities, implementation and delivery of the government's 2014 Program.

The two-day working session is being attended by His Excellency President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, H.E. Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, H.E. Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Sheikh Osman and all Cabinet ministers.

Opening the conference, the Prime Minister said: "As a country and government we face immense challenges that we must rise to and overcome.

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