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Disagreement between ASWJ and Federal Government

20 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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

19 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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

17 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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

17 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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

10 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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.

 

Governor Muungaabs meet with the 17 district commissioners of Mogadishu

09 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
Shabelle News

For the past few days, the new Benadir Regional Administration have increased their efforts in the region and today the new Governor of Benadir & Mayor of Mogadishu, General Hassan Mohamed Hussein Muungaab met in his office with the 17 district commissioners in the Benadir region and discussed the security, cleanliness, and how to cooperate on peacekeeping the general security in Benadir region.

Baidoa’s Selection Committee shut down registration

09 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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.

Heavy clashes breaks out in Bakool

07 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
Shabelle News

A fight between the government forces backed by AMISOM against Al-Shabaab erupted this morning at Teed of the Bakool region where Ethiopian troops engaged in the full on battle with Al-Shabaab.

Heavy gunfire and mortar shellings were heard and according to locals they added that loss was caused with severe wounds although the number official casualties are not known.

Rumours say that heads from the Bakool Regional Administration were involved in the battle.

 

Autor: Maalik Eng

Competing Baidoa conferences highlight pitfalls of federalism process

07 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
Sabahi

Tensions continue to rise among various stakeholders in Baidoa over the formation of a new federal state, bringing into question once more Somalia's ability to implement federalism.

On March 3rd, Madobe Nunow Mohamed was elected president of a new regional administration called South-western State comprising Bay, Bakol, Lower Shabelle, Gedo, Lower Jubba and Middle Jubba regions. However, three of those regions -- Gedo, Middle Jubba and Lower Jubba -- had previously united to form the Interim Jubba Administration (IJA) in 2013.

Meeting held to support govt. decision on 3 region state conference in Baidoa

06 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
Shabelle News

A meeting with participation from intellectuals, politicians, spiritual leaders and other community was held today in Baidoa, the provincial capital city of Bay region where they supported the government’s decision on creation of the South-Western state.

Furthermore, the participants urged the citizens in the South-Western state of Somalia to support the state formation on the 3 regions of Bay, Bakool & Lower Shabelle.

MP’s welcome govt. decision over conferences in Baidoa

05 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
Shabelle News

Members of the Somali Parliament of the Federal government of Somalia have welcomed the official decision made by the government on the various rival conferences going on in Baidoa, one of them that have already been concluded.

Mr Macalin Jiis, one of the MP’s commented to Radio Shabelle in Mogadishu that the government is supporting the right path for federalism which in this case is the formation of the 3 region statebeing created in Baidoa.

Political fallout between Puntland and Galmudug

05 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
Shabelle News

Tension between the Puntland state and Mudug region increased significantly after a political fallout.

This disagreement became officially known after armed gunmen in Galmudug’s southern Galkacyo assailed to kill and injure people from the west of Galkacyo in Puntland.

These gunmen have killed up to 2 people and injured at least another 2 according to a statement to the media by an official named Abdi Kafi who accused the perpetrators of Galmudug.

Muungaab titled Governor in official ceremony

05 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
Shabelle News

A huge occasion to handover the official title of the ‘Governor of Banaadir & Mayor of Mogadishu’ was held today in Mogadishu with various speeches from the ex-Governor of Banaadir, Mahamud Ahmed Nuur Tarsan, the new Governor of Banaadir and the Minister of Interior of the Somali government.

First to speak was Mahamud Ahmed Nuur Tarsan, the ex-Governor of Banaadir & Mayor of Mogadishu who gave a recount of all the projects and schemes he had implemented during his time as mayor and described that the instilled new changes in the districts of Banaadir.

Somali govt. warns of disruptions in Baidoa

04 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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

04 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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

03 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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

03 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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

03 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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.

Selection Committee for South Western state of Somalia

02 Mar 2014
Somalia
Fuente: 
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

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