he President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has made key remarks on several issues facing the country particularly in politics, security, economy and social affairs.
He said he was aware of a group of parliamentarians, who have prepared a no confidence motion against him, adding that the parliament has other more important national issues to deal with at the moment, instead of such a move.
‘’When the Federal Government of Somalia came into power in 2012, only few districts were in the hands of the government. Today the situation is different.
The Somali National Army and African Union troops (AMISOM) are about to take over the few places remaining in the hands of Al Shabab, after determined and well planned military action that saw Al Shabab losing many grounds to the government forces.
I admit that the parliament and other constitutional institutions have done a lot of tangible work, and the successes we are enjoying today came through the unity and the cooperation of these institutions.
We have a very limited time in hands, and as we know the parliament and the government have huge tasks to accomplish, to ensure smooth achievement of Vision 2016.
The limited time we have, does not allow us to engage in disputes and unnecessary issues against the interest of our nation’’, said the president.
The President has further said the parliament has constitutional duties to support national activities, and because of that the government is obliged to respect the tasks of the parliament.
He said it’s wise that the parliament does not use its powers to undermine the national interests and the tasks lying ahead of the great nation of Somalia.
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud also mentioned the significant progress the government has made in federalization, where several new interim administrations were established since he came into power, and the recent agreement which will enable the creation of a new regional administration for Middle Shabeelle and Hiiraan regions.
‘’The international community is fully supporting the national building activities that we are undertaking. We succeeded in federalizing the country.
There are other tangible progresses made on politics, security and providing of basic social services. The international community and the Somali constitutional institutions have agreed that the country cannot hold one man one vote model of election due to the circumstances existing. Instead we will have our own alternative model of election in 2016’’.
The President has also mentioned the recent UN Security Council resolution 2232 (2015), in which the Council supported the commitment of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his government to come up with an inclusive and credible electoral process in 2016, and the Council’s expectation that there should not be an extension of electoral process timeliness for neither the executive or legislative branches.
‘’In accordance with our commitment and UNSC resolution I would like to reiterate that we are determined not to have an extension, but will work to have in place an inclusive process to agree on the model for the electoral process and ensuring that the National Independent Electoral Commission and Boundaries and Federation Committee are operational without further delay’’.
He said Somalia had experienced disputes and unnecessary rifts due to terms extension exercised during the transitional governments in the last decade.
The UN Security Council Resolution 2232 also emphasized that all key actors and institutions in Somalia, including Parliament, to engage constructively to ensure progress on Vision 2016 before an electoral process in 2016.
The President, who is also the Commander in Chief of the national army has also praised the Somali National Army, African Union Peacekeepers (AMISOM), and the people for their collaboration in the fighting of eliminating Al Shabab from their remaining few hideouts in the country.
He said Somalia is moving forward, and that no one is ready to look back because of a small group or individuals who have their own personal interests, rather than national interests.
Somaliland Head To Polls For Councillors And MPs On May 31, 2021 Last updated May 31, 2021
Voters in the self-proclaimed republic of Somaliland are heading to the polls on May, 31 to choose their member of parliament for the first time since 2005.
Somaliland broke off from mainland Somalia after the regime of Siad Barre in 1991.
The 5.2 Million citizens of Somaliland will be making yet another stab at global recognition as some 1.3 million voters head to the polls to choose 82 members of parliament and 247 local councils.
An election whose measure of democracy Somaliland hopes to use in its quest to certify its sovereignty.
Somaliland’s three political parties in the polls are opposition politicians Faisal Warabe’s UCID, Wadani led by another opposition leader Abdirahman Erye and President Muse Bihi Kulmiye party.
The elections is observed by over a hundred international observers including Uganda’s former opposition leader, Kizza Besigye and ex-president of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Korma.
”Our visit to the headquarters of the Somaliland National Electoral Commission left us with a good impression about the Commission’s preparedness to conduct peaceful and credible elections,” said in a Twitter post.
The elections are taking place in six regions of Somaliland, namely Awdal, Sahil, Marodi-Jeeh, Toghdeer, Sanaag and Sool.
3 Somalia Regional States Say No To Farmaajo Term Extension.
The regional state leaders of Southwest, HirShabelle, and Galmudug allied with incumbent President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo have opposed to any form of extension on Tuesday evening.
In a joint statement Galmudug and HirShabelle called for dialogue based on 17 September pact.
“We agreed that the country should hold elections as soon as possible and that any form of extension should be abolished,” read part of the joint statement by HirShabelle and Galmudug.
Southwest leader Abdiaziz laftagaren also opposed the term extension of the President just an hour after Galmudug and HirShabelle released a joint statement.
The move by the three regional states allied to President was welcomed by Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble who also instructed the military commanders to pull back forces to their locations and barracks.
“I would like to welcome the press statements made by Galmudug and HirShabelle federal states, ” PM Roboe said in a statement.
“I call on the FMS states of Puntland and Jubaland and Benadir region to fully commit to a peaceful process in our efforts to hold free and inclusive election, ” he added.
United Nations, United Kingdom, United States and opposition leaders including former President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud commended the move by the regional states.
“The UN in Somalia noting statements by Qoorqqor, Ali Gudlawe, PM Roble and others recalls int’l partners position: consensus is vital for any electoral process; only 17 September model can be endorsed by FGS and all FMS; all parties must reject violence and resume dialogue, ” the United Nations said.
The development comes as families in some parts of Mogadishu fleed from their residences and moved to other district followings clashes.
Somali Gov’t Warns Al-Shabaab & ISIS Will Capitalize On SNA Faction Clashes.
Somali National Security Minister Hassan Hundubey has warned opposition groups to be wary of “unknown elements” including Al-Shabaab and Daesh who might seek to use the current crisis to inflict harm to the public.
Speaking to the media on Tuesday said that the government may take action to confront people with the “behaviour of militias” who are taking advantage of the situation.
“The government has enough troops to take control of the city. It is Ramadan, but more actions need to be taken to prevent it.” mr. Hundebey said.
”The reason the prime minister called for dialogue is that the government does not want the fighting to affect the residence,” he added.
The remarks by the interior minister come hours after the international partners strongly condemned the outbreak of violence in the capital.
“We are alarmed especially by the emerging fragmentation of the Somali National Army along clan lines, which detracts from its primary task of combating Al Shabab and protecting the Somali population. Use of security forces for the pursuit of political objectives is unacceptable” the statement read in part.
As tensions increase in Mogadishu following Sunday clashes between government soldiers and those who were against President Farmaajo’s two years term extension.
Maxamed “Cirro” Oo Gaaray Magaalda Kismaayo.
Dagaal U Dhaxeeya Ciidanka Dalwada iyo Alshabaab Oo Ka Socda Galmudug.
Kismaayo Oo Laga Dareemaayo Qabanqaabada Doorashada Kurasta Aqalka Sare.
Ciidamada Dawlada oo Howlgal Ka Sameeyey Tuulooyin Hoos Yimaada Balcad
Dagaal Dhexmaray Ciidamo Kawada Tirsan Dawlada.
Rooblle Oo Kulan Laqaatay Cabdixaashi iyo Mahdi Guuleed.
Wasiirka Difaaca & Arimaha Dibadda Airland Oo Muqdisho Soo Gaaray.
Kooxda Elman oo markii ugu horeysay u laabatay horyaalka heerka labaad
Diyaarda Milatari Oo Ku Dhacday Garoonka Diyaaradaha Ee Magaalda Xudur
Madaxweyne Farmaajo iyo Amiirka Qatar Oo Qadka Talefoonka kuwada Hadlay.
Diyaarad Siday Rakaab Oo Ku Soo Dhacday Gobalka Gedo.
Dawlada Fedraalka Soomaaliya Oo Ka Hadashay Duqeyn Ka Dhacday Galmudug.
Madaxweyne Farmaajo Oo Munaasabada Ciida La Qaatay Ciidanka Xooga Dalka.
Ciidamada Dawlada Oo Howlgal Ka Wada Koofurta Mudug.
Shaqaalaha Dawlada Ayaa La Fasaxay Mudo Sadax Maalin Ah.
Ciidamada Dawlada Oo Howgalo Ka Sameeyey Jubada Hoose.
Madaxweyne (Cagjar) Oo Sagootiyey Ciidamo(Sawirro).
Ciidamo Ka Tirsan Kumaandooska Gorgor Oo La Dhaariyey(Sawirro).
Safiirka Turkiga Ufadhiya Soomaaliya Oo Kulan Laqaatay Wasiir Beyle.
Guddiga Dib u Heshiisiinta Gobolka Gedo Oo Gaaray Magaalada Kismaayo.
Ciidamada Dawlada Oo La Wareegey Deegaanka Camaara.
Ciidanka Booliska Soomaaliyeed Oo Howlagalo Ka Wada Degmooyinka Gobalka Banaadir.
Ciidanka Xooga Dalka iyo Alshabaab Oo Ku Dagaalaya Gobalka Mudug.
Hey’addaha Ammaanka oo soo bandhigay Taleefan Nambar oo shacabka ka soo wici karaan
Saldhig cusub oo boolis oo maanta laga furay Garoonka Aadan Cadde (Daawo Sawirada)
Kulan ay isgu yimaadeen Golaha Odayaasha dhaqanka Qowmiyadda Beelaha Banaadiriga iyo Golaha Isbadal doon ka siyaasada banaadiriga ayaa waxa ay kasoosaareen war saxaafadeed
Yuusuf Maxamed Siyaad (Indha Cadde) oo ka hadlay sababaha keenay in al-shabaab puntland gaaraan
Maxkamadda Ciidamada Qalabka Sida oo 3 Ruux xukun ku riday
Baarlamaanka Somaliya, ayaa weli ku guda jira la xisaabtanka Xukuumadda Ra’iisul Wasaare Cumar C/rashiid Cali Sharmaake
Amp: Somaliya u fadhida Pakistan ayaa kulan la qaadatay wasiirada wax barashada iyo caafimaadka ee dalka Pakistan.
Maxamed Cabdi Afey ayaa sheegay in dadaal u geli doonaan sidii Maxkamadda caalamiga xafiis uga furan laheyd Soomaaliya
Golaha Aqalka Sare ee Dalaka Ayaa Canbaareeyey Falkii Ka Dhacay Guriga Cabdi qaybdiid
C/raxmaan C/shakuur “Waa in baaritaan madax banaan lagu sameeyo hantida laga dhacay Bankiga Dhexe”
Wasaaradda Owqaafta iyo Arrimaha Diinta ayaa Soo Saartay War Saxaafadeed ku wajahan Maamullada Masaajidda iyo Xarumaha Diinta
Somali President comfirms 180 Kenyan troops killed in el-Ade attack
Ra’iisul Wasaare Khayre oo kormeer ku tagey qaar kamid ah Xarumaha Wasaaradaha
United Nations, AMISOM, IGAD, EU and UK congratulate Ahmed Madobe on Presidential elections
Madaxweyne Xasan Sheekh oo Muqdisho ku soo laabtay
The African Union Commission rejects allegations of human rights violations by Amisom troops
Clarification on misquoting the President of Somalia on the casualties of El Adde attack
Zimbabwe’s new president Mnangagwa vows to ‘re-engage’ with world
Zimbabwe’s ruling party sacks Robert Mugabe as leader
Madaxweynayaasha Turkiga iyo Suudaan oo kala saxiixday Heshiisyo iskaashi
Dagaal yahanada Xuutiyiinta Yemen ayaa Gandaal ku Riday Caasimada Sacuudiga ee Riyadh
Madaxweyne Erdogan; “Israel waa Dal Argagaxiso ahna Dilaaga Carruurta.”
U.S. airstrike kills 4 al-Shabaab fighters
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