NAIROBI, Kenya, May 20 – Amina Mohamed has been sworn-in as the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs, four days after her colleagues took their oaths of office. Mohamed was away in New York winding up her duties at the United Nations headquarters when her 15 colleagues were sworn in last week.Speaking during the ceremony at State House Nairobi, President Uhuru Kenyatta said he looked forward to working closely with her in pushing the country’s agenda on the international arena. The Head of State noted that the new Foreign Secretary had the requisite experience and expressed confidence that she would ably manage the country’s foreign policy and agenda.
Washigton (Ogadentoday Press)- Loolanka Siyaasadeed ee ka taagan DF ee Soomaaliya ee uu Hogaaminayo Madaxwayne Xasan Sheekh Iyo Maamul Gobaleedka Cusub ee Jubbaland State ee Madaxwaynaha loo doorey 15 May Axmed Maxamed Islaan ayaa Dhiblomaasiyiintu reer Galbeed ku fasireen inuu yahay Xujadda hortaagan Madaxwaynaha Soomaaliya.Dalalka Reer Galbeedka ayaa isha ku haya Sida Madaxwaynaha DF ee Soomaaliya Xasan Sheekh Maxamuud uu u xalin doono Kismaayo Iyadoo ku tilmaamay “ Diplomacy Test” Tijaabo Siyaasadeed.J Peter Pham oo ka tirsan “Atlantic Council” oo ah Xarun qaabilsan sarre u qaadida Siyaasadda Arrimaha Dibadda ee Maraykanka ayaa sheegay in Kismayo tahay meesha Madaxwaynaha Soomaaliya lagu eegi doono sida uu u xaliyo.
Maxamed Shariif oo Madaxda ONLF ka mid ah oo ka waramay Socdaal uu Ogaden ku taggey+ Sawirro - ONA.
(Ogadentoday Press)- Waxay ahayd dhamaadkii June ee sanadkii 2012 markii aan gaadhay gudaha Ogaadeenya. Waxaan ugu tagay kulan ay lahaayeen qaybta Heegan kaas oo aan la kawsaday. Intii aan joognay kulankaas waxaan si waafi ah warbixin uga qaatay taliyaha qaybta iyo madaxdii la shaqaynasay sidoo kale waxaan la kulmy xubno badan oo ka tirsan ciidanka, mudo sadex maalmood ah ayaanan ku sugnaa goobtii. Ka dib waxaan kulamo la yeeshay qaybo ka tirsan ururada bulshda oo kala gadisan waxaanan halkaa ku sugnaa muddo todobaad ah. Intii aanan ka anbabixin deegaanka gobolka Doollo iyo qaybta Heegan, waxaan si wayn u qiimeeyay xidhiidhka ciidanka iyo bulshada iyo hawlagada ciidan ee jabhadda, waxaan sidoo kale daraasad ku sameeyay xubnaha jabhadeed ee ka hawlgala deegaankaas. Intaa ka dib waxaan sii watay socodkaygii waxaana 12kii July 2012 gaadhay deegaanka Harooyinka halkaas oo aan kula kulmay masuuliyiin golaha dhexe ah iyo qaar ka tirsan maamulka Duufaan, waxaanan la qaatay kulamo kala duwan. Intaa wixii ka danbeeyay waxaan si toos ah ula hawlgalay haya’daha kala duwan ee jabhadeed ee ka hawlgala gudaha Ogaadeenya waxaanan maray gobolda Doollo, Jarar, Nogob iyo qaybo ka tirsan Shabeele. Waxaa kale oo aan soo maray deegaamo ka tirsan dhulka kore ee ay ka hawlgasho qaybta Gorgor.
75 Heads of State, 450 journalists to attend AU summit
The African Union Commission, AUC, said 75 Heads of States and Governments from AU member state are expected to attend the 21st African Union Summit. The summit is scheduled to hold from May 19 to 27 in Addis Ababa. A statement by the Commission’s Directorate of Information and Communication in Addis Ababa on Saturday, said 450 journalists had been given accreditation to cover activities of the summit. The 21st summit coincides with the 50th anniversary of the defunct Organisation of African Unity, OAU, and the 10th anniversary of the African Union, AU.
Madaafiicda Hoobiyaasha ayaa habeenkii xalay lagu weeraray Villa Somalia
Xalay (Isniin) saqdii dhexe ayaa laga maqley dhawaaqa gantaalada Hoobiyaasha magaalada Muqdisho xaafado ka mid ah, kuwaas oo lagu bartilmaameedsadey xarunta ay degan yihiin madaxda Dowladda Federaalka ah ee Soomaaliya.Ilamaa iyo iyo 7 hoobiye oo aan lahayn jiheeye ayaa ku soo dhacay meelo ku dhaw Villa Somalia oo uu markaas ku sugnaa Madaxweyne Xassan Shiikh Maxamuud.Hoobiyaasha ayaa ku dhacay qaybo ka mid ah degmada Wardhiigley oo ay ku taalo Villa Somalia, Lamaha Amniga ee Dowladda ayaan ka hadlin hoobiyaasha xalay lagu soo tuurey qaybo ka mid ah xaafadda Wardhiigley iyo in ay geysteen wax khasaaro ah.Marar badan ayaa sidaan oo kale weerar Hoobiyaal ah loogu qaadey madaxtooyada Villa Somalia inkasta oo mararkaas aanu ku sugneyn madaxweynuhu, waxaana ku dhintey dad deegaankoodu ku dhawaa Madaxtooyada.
Ururka Dhalinyarada iyo Ardayda Somalida Ogadenia ee Magalada Cape town South Africa ayaa cawa waxa ay u codeeynayeen Xog-hayaha Guud ee OYSU.
(Ogadentoday Press)- Sida aan la wada socono waxa wadama kor u dhaafayo Afartan iyo Shanwadan ka dhacayo Doorashadii Xog-hayaha Guud ee OYSU heer calimi ah, waxa cawa Doorasho codkooda shaqsi walba uu codkiisa dhibanayay si xor ah ka dhacday Magalada Cape town South Africa.Inta aysan Doorashada bilaaban waxa lagu furay ayadaha Quranka Kariimka & wacdi diini ah oo aad u qiima badan waxana soo jeediyay Sheikh Maxamed Yuusuf Ajar iyo xasanaad allaha ha ka siiyee Aamiin.
Ethiopia MPs lambast Debretsion over Ethio-Telecom’s “poor service”
(Ogadentoday Press)- Currently, the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) is busy listening to and discussing the performance of the various government institutions. Listening to performance reports before the completion of every fiscal year is one of the tasks of Parliament. However, the trend that is being observed in the House is an unprecedented one. The Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front-dominated Parliament dominated assembly of lawmakers has begun challenging and criticizing government reports and anything they deem inappropriate unlike previous times. This was witnessed on Thursday when the minister of Communication and Information Technology, Debretsion Gebremichael (Ph.D.) was presenting the 10-month work performance to which most of the reports focused on the success he said was achieved in the Telecom service. But the MPs were critical of the report.
(Ogadentoday Press)- Sida uu shaaciyay Wargays arrimaha Maamulka Kililka wax ka qora oo Lagu magacaabo Xogta Shacebka wuxuu sheegay in Siyaasiyiin ka soo Jeedaa Gobalka Jigjiga ay in muddo ah wadeen qorshe ay ku samaynayeen Jabhad qarsoon oo u dagaalanta Xuquuqda Deegaanka Faafan (Jigjiga).Waxaa la sheegay in Jabhaddan ay aaminsan tahay Mabaadiida ah in Jigjiga sii ahaato Caasimadda Maamulka Kililka una arka khatar ah in Deegaankii Beesha Jidwaaq uu khatar ku jiro. Jabhaddan ayaa la sheegay inay wadaan qorshayaal ay ku khaarajinayaan Saraakiisha Maamulka Kililka ee aaminsan in Jigjiga ay tahay lama taabtaan Caasimadda ah.
Kenya government walks a tightrope in Somalia as Kismayo gets new leader
Somalia’s clan elders have created a new mini-state and elected a Kenyan ally as its leader, a move likely to anger Mogadishu and sour ties between the two neighbouring countries. Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has reportedly welcomed the development, strongly rejected by the Somalia government. “The Somali Federal Government regrets the way the people in Jubas and Kismayo are being misled,” read a statement from the office of the Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon. Nairobi and Mogadishu have been at loggerheads over how to manage regions liberated last year by KDF and Amisom. And Igad has been pushing for a local driven administration, which Mogadishu has strongly resisted arguing it has the prerogative to name governors.
Ethiopia detained 22 officers for Bahirdar killing spree
(Ogadentoday Press)-Federal Police detained fifteen of its officers include a Shaleqa level officer, it has been learnt. The list of detainee include another seven “security officers”. The detainees are presumed responsible for the security vacuum that enabled the killings in Bahirdar. It is to be recalled that a rogue Federal police officer killed twelve people in the city, around a vicinity called Abay Mado Kebele eleven, last Sunday evening around 9 pm. Residents and officials concur that the killing spree could have been halted in time as there were several officers guarding government offices in the vicinity. The killer, named Constable Fekadu Nasha and said to be from Oromiya region, escaped police pursuit and jumped into Blue Nile – Abay river shortly after the killings. His body was found on Tuesday morning after a high-profile search by the Federal police and local militia.
At AU summit, Kerry should speak out for a free press- CPJ
CPJ (New York) – The Committee to Protect Journalists writes to US Secretary of State John Kerry to ask him to include in his discussions at the AU Summit the issue of press freedom in Africa, particularly in Ethiopia where a systematic crackdown on independent journalists has continued unabated.With seven journalists behind bars, Ethiopia trails only Eritrea as Africa’s worst jailers of the press.