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ONLF: The Loss of Nelson Mandela is not only by South Africans and Africans but for all Oppressed people of the World.
The Ogaden National Liberation front on behalf of the Somali people in Ogaden send it deepest sympathies to the family of Nelson Mandela and the South African people.Nelson Mandela was a symbol of the triumph of justice and rights of peoples against all forms of oppression and tyranny. The Ogaden people, currently undergoing callous human rights violations understand what he fought against, stood for and had been subjected to. He showed the world the value of principled struggle against apartheid and the power of tolerance and forgiveness.
Nelson Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, has died aged 95.Mandela, who was elected South Africa's first black president after spending nearly three decades in prison, had been receiving treatment for a lung infection at his Johannesburg home since September, after three months in hospital in a critical state.His condition deteriorated and he died following complications from the lung infection, with his family by his side.The news was announced by a clearly emotional South African president Jacob Zuma live on television, who said Mandela had "departed" and was at peace.
Ogaden- Lawlessness on the rise in Jijiga-ESAT News
The houses of civilians can be searched at any time by securities in Jijiga, Ogaden, Eastern Ethiopia. The securities do take the properties of civilians such as mobile phones, laptops and money. Those who do not carry local identity cards are held on suspicion. Residents of the town say, Jijiga has become a place of suffering to Ethiopians even worse than Saudi Arabia is.According to some sources the problem exacerbated and got complex after Al Shabab left warning text messages on the mobile phone of the regional president of the Ethiopia Somali region, Abdi Mohammed. The Group reportedly warned the Pesident that it would take action if the Nationalities Day is celebrated in the region this month. A man, who was suspected of having links with the Group, has been kidnapped and taken to the woodland where he was beaten to death by the securities. Securities later on paid 50 thousand birr to the deceased’s family as compensation. Another young lady has also reportedly been taken to the Central Prison and was raped there.
Afrika oo wayday Nelson Mandel- Nelson Mandela ayaa geeriyooday
Nelson Mandela waxa uu ahaa mid ka mid ah hoggaamiayaasha caalamka ee aadka loo xushmeeyo, kaasi oo hoggaamiyay halgankii lagu beddelay nidaamkii midab-kala sooca ee koonfur Afrika mid jinsiyado kala duwan oo dimuqraadi ah. Isagoo xirnaa 27 sano, waxa uu ku soo baxay in uu noqdo Madaxweynihii ugu horreeyay ee madow ah iyo in uu ka cayaaro door hoggaameed nabadda dhinacyo kale oo khilaaf ka jiray. Soo jiidashadiisa, dareenkiisa ah in aanu awooddiisa muujin iyo in aanu ka xumaan sida adag ee loola dhaqmay, iyo weliba taariikhda noloshiisa cajiibka lahayd, ayaa qeyb ka ah in uu noqdo nin adduunka oo dhan soo jiitay. Wararka la xiriira Taariikh, Afrika, SiyaasaddaKadib markii uu ka degay Madaxweynenimada 1999, Mr Mandela waxa uu noqday Danjirihii Koonfur Afrika ugu magaca dheeraa, isaga oo u ololeeyay la dagaallanka HIV/AIDS iyo inuu xaqiijiyay in dalkiisa uu marti geliyo Koobkii cayaaraha Adduunka 2010.
Ethiopia has repatriated more than 100,000 citizens from Saudi Arabia following a violent crackdown on illegal immigrants, Addis Ababa's foreign ministry has said. Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom said on Thursday that up to 50,000 more citizens were still expected to return."Last night arrivals from Saudi reached 100,620," Tedros said in a written statement. "All citizens that were detained in Riyadh deportation camps are back".Ethiopia started repatriating its citizens from Saudi Arabia last month after a seven-month amnesty period for undocumented immigrants expired, sparking violent protests between Ethiopian migrants and Saudi police.
Somalia: 9 killed by car suicide bomber in northern Somalia
A police official says a suicide car bomber, targeting two pick-up trucks carrying Puntland Marine Forces in northern Somalia, has killed nine people and wounded 37 others.Saeed Abdi, a senior police officer in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland, said Thursday that a woman and child were among those who were killed in the blast in the region’s commercial hub of Bossaso. No one has yet to claim responsibility for the attack but Abdi blames it on the al-Qaida-linked insurgent group al-Shabab. Al-Shabab is trying to expand its influence in northern Somalia after it was pushed out of its strongholds in southern Somalia last year by African Union and Ethiopian forces. AU and Ethiopian forces are bolstering Somalia’s weak western-backed government.
Jigjiga: Magaalada oo Habeenkii Bandow Lagu soo roggay
(Ogadentoday Press)- Xarunta Maamulka Kililka ee Magaalada Jigjiga ayaa waxaa yimid Wafuud Hordhac ah oo ka qayb galaysa Shirka Maalinka Qoomiyadaha Itoobiya.Guud ahaan Dhaq-dhaqaaqa Magaalada ayaa la xanibay marka laga bilaabo 6:00 Galabnimo, waxaa sidoo kalle Magaalada aan soo gali karin Dadka Reer Guuraga ah kuwaas keena Magaalada, Caanaha, Iyo waxyaabaha la midka ah.Xaafadaha Magaalada Qaarkood ayaa lagu gooyay Jidka Dhagaxaan iyadoo aysan gali karrin Wax Baabuur ah.Tallaabadan ayaa Dadka Magaalada walaac xooggan ka muujiyeen iyagoo ku tilmaamay mid Dhaqaalaha Magaalada dhaawac weyn u gaystay.
Sudanese president backs Ethiopian dam ahead of Nile talks
Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir has announced his support for Ethiopia's Renaissance dam during a meeting with the country's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.The pair signed 14 new agreements, covering security, a free trade zone, investment, electricity, and the Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA) of the Nile Basin Countries.Ethiopia and Sudan also agreed to build a railway line linking the two countries to enhance trade and economic relations."Backing the dam project is not a political stance, but rather a belief in its benefits for all Nile Basin states," Al-Bashir said following the meeting in Khartoum on Wednesday.
Qarax Ismiidaamin ah oo Maanta ka dhacay Xarunta gobolka Bari ee Boosaaso Iyo Alshabab oo lagu eedeyay
(Ogadentoday Press)- Qarax xooggan oo gaystay Khasaare ayaa Duhurnimadii maanta ka dhacay Xarunta Gobalka Bari ee Magaalada Boosaaso.Qaraxan ayaa dhacay xilli ay goobta marayeen Ciidamada Badda ee Maamulka Puntland sidaas waxaa u sheegay Warbaahinta Ogadentoday Press Hassan oo ah Muwaadin ka soo Jeeda Gobalka Bari.Admiral C/risaaq Diiriye Faarax oo ah Taliyaha Ciidamada Badda ee Puntland oo la hadlay Warbaahinta ayaa u sheegay in loo adeegsaday Qaraxaas baabuur walxaha qarxa laga soo buuxiyay.Korneel Khaliif Ciise oo ah Wasiirka Amniga Puntland oo la hadlay laanta afka Soomaaliga ee Idaacadda BBC ayaa isagu xaqiijiyeen in 8 qof ku dhinteen Qaraxan meesha 30 kalle ay dhaawac yihiin.
President applauds Somali women for fighting for the rights of the most vulnerable
The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E Hassan Sh. Mohamud today paid tribute to Somali women activists and those campaigning to improve women’s rights.Speaking at the “Women’s Peace and Security Day”, an event organized by the United Nations to promote the role of women in society, the President re-affirmed the government’s commitment to improving the lives of women and children in Somalia:“After two decades of civil war the Government is completely committed to reforming our laws and creating new laws and policies, that have never previously existed in Somalia, to ensure the protection of the most vulnerable in our society.”
The Ethiopian military and paramilitary forces, operating in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia, are, it is alleged, carrying out extra judicial killings and gang rapes; falsely arresting and torturing innocent civilians; looting and destroying villages and crops in a systematic attempt to terrify the people. This is the consistent message coming out of the region and from those who have fled persecution and are now in the world’s largest refugee camp, in Dadaab, Kenya. It is a message of government brutality and collective suffering taking place not only the Ogaden but in a number of areas of Ethiopia, including the Amhara region, Gambella, Oromia and the Omo valley. Regime brutality that Genocide Watch (GW) consider “to have already reached Stage 7 (of 8), genocide massacres, against many of its peoples, including the Anuak, Ogadeni, Oromo, and Omo tribes”. They call on the EPRDF regime to “adhere to it’s own constitution and allow its provinces the legal autonomy they are guaranteed.”
Ginbot 7’s Response to EPRDF’s Request for “Negotiation”
The authoritarian system that has been built by the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) is in apparent crisis. It is now evident that panic and nervousness within EPRDF is increasing with the passing of each day, and there is ample evidence that indicates towards this major behavioural shift within the ruling EPRDF party. For example, the sudden death of its leader, the ever increasing popular resistance inside and outside the country, and the customary uneasiness of the regime as national elections approach are some of the main indicators. The long-standing political behaviour the EPRDF regime demonstrates that whenever EPRDF is cornered or finds itself in a crisis situation, it uses negotiation as a quick way out or crisis management tool. We believe EPRDF’s most recent call for “negotiation” is not different from its established political behaviour.
War Cuslus: EPRDF oo ka dalbatay Gibot7 Wada haddal Iyo Ginbot7 oo ka Hadashay?
(Ogadentoday Press)- War- Murtiyeed ka soo baxay Ururka Mucaaradka ee Ginbot7 ayaa lagu sheegay in Xukumada EPRDF ee taladda Itoobiya haysa ay ka dalbadeen innay wadda haddal la furaan Dowlada.Ginbot7 oo ah Urur Mucaarad ah ayaa wada haddalkaas qaadacay wallow ay sheegeen in wada haddalka diyaar u yihiin balse uu noqdo wadda haddal macno ku fadhiya isla markaasna dhamaan Mucaaradka Itoobiya oo dhan Iyo Dowlada Itoobiya heshiiyaan si nabadeed iyadoo la ixtiraamayo Dastuurka Dalka.
Rights group Amnesty International has issued a global appeal for the release from prison of an award-winning journalist in Ethiopia. Amnesty on Wednesday said it was trying to raise awareness of the case of Eskinder Nega as part of a campaign called "Write for Rights." Eskinder, in prison since 2011, is serving an 18-year sentence on terrorism charges. Amnesty says the journalist was a "thorn in the side of the Ethiopian authorities" for making speeches and writing articles critical of the government. Eskinder's wife, Serkalem Fasil, who was arrested with him but later released, and who now lives in the US, said her husband was arrested for being a journalist and for repeatedly criticising the government.
Wararka Qubanaha Ogaadeeniya: Baabuur la Dhacay, Dad la Xidhay Iyo Magaalada Jigjiga
(Ogadentoday Press)- Baabuur nooca loo yaqaano Land-Cruser oo ay leeyihiin Ciidamada Liyuu Booliska ee Maamulka Kililka ayaa Koox Ciidamaadaasi ka tirsan Dhaceen Iyadoo la geeyay Dhanka Maamulka Somaliland, Baabuurkaas ayaa la soo qabtay waxaana la xidhay qofka laga iibsaday Iyo hal nin oo ka mid ahaa Kuwii dhacay Baabuurka meesha kuwii kalle carareen, Waxaa sidaa u sheegay OTP wariye Somaliland ku suggan.Dhoobaweyn- Degamada Dhoobeyn oo ka tirsan Gobalka Qoraxay ayaa ayaa lagu soo waramaya in Dad baddan lagu xidh-xidhay waxaana dadkaas ka mid ah kuwo caan ah, la soco faah-faahinta.
Ethiopia: The Statue of Sayid Mohamed in Jigjiga and The Silence Occupation
The Ethiopian ruling party,Tigrayan Peoples Liberation Front or TPLF favors the old-aged policy based on divide-and-rule that so often dominates not only the politics of Ethiopian highlanders but the Somalia politics as well.But Since Ethiopian dictator Ato Meles Zenawi passed away the TPLF found in itself an uncomfortable position when it comes to shifting a new direction to the regional politics -and modern politics.The Tigray's vision introduced so many problems that made the entire map and ethnic groups to distrust each other because of the TPLF's decision.Ethiopian authority built the Statue of Somali warrior,Mullah Mohammed Abdulle Hassan in Jigjiga,Is it a joke? No,It is not a joke,but why? The pressing question on the minds of many Somali historians is,does Ethiopia want to see the same man that resisted its occupation of the Somali soil of Ogaden Region be honored in Jigjiga which is still under its authority?
Maamulka Jubba oo Golahiisa Wasiirada ku Dhawaaqi doona
(Ogadentoday Press)- Maamul Gobaleedka KMG ee Jubba ayaa ku dhawaaqi doona maalinimada barri ah 10 ka mid ah Golahiisa Wasiirada sida laga soo xigtay Madaxda Maamulkaas. 10 Wasiir ee lagu dhawaaqi doona ayaa waxaa ansaxin doona Odoyaasha Maamulka meesha kuwa dhiman lala sugi doono Xildhibaanada Barlamaanka.Warar ayaa sheegaya in Masuuliyiinta qaarkood ka biyo diidsan yihiin Xilka Wasiirnimo ee loo dhiibay balse ma jiraan warar la xaqiijin karro oo la xidhiidha diidmadaas.
Taariikh: OGADENI FIGHTERS RESIST THE ITALIAN INVASION OF 1935
This photograph was taken by H. V. Drees, a photographer with Acme photographs, who was with Ethiopian troops in the South of the country during the invasion of their country by Italy in 1935. He took many photographs which were used extensively by the American press.This image carries this caption: “Lords of the desert. Desert nobels chanting their war cry as they trek across the Ogaden desert for the front. They are part of the irregular forces of Ras Nasibu, commander of the southern army.”According to Paul Henze, Ras Nasibu, together with Ras Desta led some 80,000 men against the Italians. They were up against forces armed with tanks and mustard gas, which caused terrible casualties and their army was finally defeated.
After Prime Minister's Ouster, Somalia Political Divisions Persist
NAIROBI, KENYA — On Monday, Somali lawmakers voted Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon out of office following weeks of disagreement with the president over a planned cabinet reshuffle. However, the change of prime minister won't necessarily end Somalia’s political wrangles. As the Somali government marked its one-year anniversary in September, the international community was generally satisfied with the progress and stability of the government compared to its predecessors. But some political observers said the government was not inclusive enough, and that some clans were shortchanged in the political appointments.The problem between the president and prime minister reportedly started when they tried to negotiate how to reorganize the Cabinet.