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Somaliland politician calls for government, opposition dialogue

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Feb 25 2002 BBC Monitoring Service – A former Somaliland cabinet minister [who resigned from the government of President Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal] and prominent Somaliland politician, Mr Ahmad Muhammad Mahmud Silanyo, has today held a news conference at his house in Hargeysa. In the news conference, Mr Silanyo commented on several issues, including the need to bridge the differences between the government and the opposition forces. Mr Silanyo said that after he recently returned from abroad he held talks with the Somaliland president, Hon Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal, adding that he was warmly welcomed by the president, with whom he discussed the prevailing situation of the country. Mr Silanyo also said he discussed with President Egal ways of bridging the gap between the government and the opposition parties which, he said he had discussed and reached an agreement on with the president.

Mr Silanyo also disclosed that he held talks with Somaliland opposition and traditional leaders, and agreed to settle the existing differences on dialogue. He further disclosed that he had held a meeting with the government officials, who, told him of the government’s readiness to discuss with all parties concerned on all issues regarding the public interest. However, he said the officials made it clear to him that the government would not discuss with any group, whatsoever, on issues pertaining to the extension of the president’s and the vice-president’s tenure of office which had already been extended and approved by parliament, and all other issues regarding clan matters.

Regarding inflammatory statements issued by some leaders, Mr Silanyo said there was no need of making remarks that would create violence.

Finally, Mr Silanyo called on the Somalilanders to protect their sovereignty and unity.

Source: Radio Hargeysa

UCID Party – How American Politics And Government Laws Affect All Of Us

UCID Party

In the land of the free and the brave, it is certainly expected from the general public to be involved in the political life. Each must use their right to vote, as it is also the way in which we can contribute not just to our present and change it, but also set course for the future. Even though the political scene in the US is far from perfect, we still have a lot of advantages living where we live, especially when compared to the rest of the world. We would like to talk today about the ways in which politics affects all of us, whether we realize that or not.

Politics And Economy

Many people will moan about the economy, but will not vote. It saddens me to realize that many fellow Americans do not see the opportunity of changing the economy through politics, which is, of course, something that usually happens. So, if you would like to change your economical state or anything else that is governed by the state, you must vote. You must also understand that it is the government laws that affect our politics as a nation as well as our economy. Once you pick the right people who will make the laws what you want them to be, you will be able to become a part of the change.

Choosing Left Or Right

If we were to oversimplify things and politics in general, there are two ways each person could go on the political plane and those two directions can be simply put as left or right. Traditionally in the USA, Democrats represent the left political opinions and views, whereas Republicans represent the right political option. But what does that all mean? Well, left-wing is traditionally related to being more tolerant and less traditional, accepting certain values which promote altruism and acceptance. The accent is not so much on religion or traditional values.

On the other hand, the political right or Republicans, are supposed to be complete opposites, centering their views and opinions around their political views which are supported by traditional values and religion. Even though it is very unusual for things to be completely black or white in politics. Just like in real life, things are rarely that simple. You should be able to listen to a manifesto of a political party when listening to politicians during their political debates, but you can also read the manifesto of any political party online. Then you should choose the one which you believe coincides the most with your personal views and opinions.

Views Change Over Time

Be prepared to understand something about yourself as well, as you continue on this political journey. Many people take a stand for life, but you should also understand that your views and political opinions will change over time, as you grow and change and understand the world. If you are interested in your everyday life from day to day, you should get engaged in politics and of course vote.

Abwan Uma – Politician Of The Present For Our Future

Abwan Uma

Some people are born to lead. There are so many great political minds which we can learn from and which we can follow in order to pave the road to a brighter future. One such politician is Abwan Uma.

Biography Details

Abwan Uma was born in 1957 to Somali parents in US. This politician has been devoted to politics from the early days when as a student he was promoting his views and supporting Democrats. He has also worked in the ministry for water resources and made sure that water management and waste management is controlled. This amazing politician made some significant changes in our present and paved the way for a better future without even ever pushing himself into the limelight. People like Abwan Uma are truly rare still they remain a shining light at the end of our often grim political tunnel.

Political Career OfAbwan Uma

Abwan Uma never consciously looked for opportunities to make national prominence, but rather worked his entire life towards making life better and easier for everyone. His political route started from his early education which showed him that he should be the change he wants to see in the world. Also, he has delivered more than one fiery speech in many political debates which have certainly put him on the political map. A shy and reserved politician always stayed out of the limelight and did not provoke political scandals or have given the newspapers any reason to write negatively about him.

UCID Party

In July 1999, Abwan Uma decided that he was going to join the UCID party which seemed to reflect the best his personal views and opinions. Abwan Uma also stated: “Whichever political party I have joined or supported as an individual with my individual right to vote, must have my heart on its side. I choose the political option consciously I am supporting with the knowledge that because of me many of my supporters will side with a certain party. This is why I must say that I did not bring this decision lightly. I am fully supporting UCID’s manifesto, and I hope that we will make these changes together”.

Also, Abwan Uma maintains good relationships with the people within the party and political supporters as well as opposition. “I am one of those people who just want to make things right,” he says of himself.

UCID Party Manifesto

Manifesto

In the following article, you will be able to learn a little bit more about the political manifesto, views, and opinions of the UCID Party. Also, make sure you read the whole article before you choose this particular political option or discard it altogether.

Our Mission

The mission of the UCID Party is to make a better world. We hope to bring important and revolutionary changes to our health and educational system which will allow everyone to get the best health care for free and proper education, respectively. As for the moment, UCID party is not particularly satisfied with the way we live as a nation and we have a blueprint which could help us change that altogether.

In addition to that, we also hope to amass a large number of our supporters and ask them if they would like to change anything. So, make sure you become not just an active voter or supporter of our political option and party, but also someone who will propose changes and see that they are brought to existence.

Our Vision

If we were to picture the US we would like to live in; there are many things we would like to change. First of all, something which needs our urgent attention is, of course, a fully-functioning health insurance system, which will allow each human being a way to get health care. Also, it is necessary that changes are made to the education system and perhaps even introduce free education, as it has been done in some European countries. We must also admit, that many laws need changing and of course our society must work hard to become even more humane. We want to live in the altruistic USA that takes good care of its citizens and fellow Americans. We hope to achieve this by setting up new laws as well as changing existing ones and making the changes for our children and grandchildren and ensuring that they live in a better world.

What We Hope To Achieve

We hope to make long-lasting changes that will affect all of us in a positive way. Also, we hope to establish good relationships with other countries and put an end to wars of all sorts. There is no place for waging war in this day and age and we sincerely hope to build a society that is altruistic, hopeful and emphatic.