Monday, June 1, 2020

Somali elections

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY URGES NATIONAL LEADERSHIP FORUM TO UPHOLD….

The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States have closely followed the work of the Independent Electoral Dispute Resolution Mechanism (IEDRM) in light of the many...

Somalia presidential poll date changed

Somalia’s presidential election will not be held on Wednesday as earlier scheduled, an official announced. The Federal Indirect Electoral Implementation Team (FIEIT) Chairman, Mr Omar Mohamed Abdulle, said in Mogadishu that the date was too close and impractical. He indicated that...

In Somalia, voting under way but democracy delayed

With its security-sealed plastic boxes and cardboard polling booths, Somalia's election - under way since last month and still ongoing - has the trappings of democracy, but few of the functions. Last week in the western city of Baidoa, 51...

In Somalia, a seat in the house of parliament is sold for 1.3 million dollars

In Somalia, one of the world’s poorest countries, seats in the ongoing parliamentary elections are being sold for about $1.3 million each. It has been reported that these seats are bought by ex-warlords and corrupt businessmen. Not because they have...

Somali presidential candidate warns of possible poll delay

A presidential candidate in Somalia on Tuesday warned of another postponement of the poll set for Nov. 30 citing what he termed as slow process of Lower House elections. Jabril Ibrahim Abdulle who will be vying as an independent candidate...

Michael Keating: Vote buying and bribes are a reality. We know there’s a lot of money changing hands.

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) is mandated with many tasks in the east African nation as it continues to make significant strides in its peace process after two decades of lawlessness and conflict. These tasks include helping...

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY URGES FEDERAL MEMBER STATE LEADERS TO MEET DEADLINE FOR ELECTION OF UPPER HOUSE

In meetings over the past several days, the United Nations, African Union, Ethiopia, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Italy, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States have received reassurances from the leaders of the existing and emerging federal member...

Securing Somalia’s electoral process is top priority for AMISOM, says AU Special Representative for Somalia

The Somali National Army and the African Union Mission In Somalia will halt any attempts by the militant insurgent group Al Shabaab to disrupt the upcoming electoral process, the African Union Special Representative for Somalia, Francisco Madeira said Friday. Ambassador...

SOMALIA’s 2016 ELECTORAL PROCESS REMAINS ON COURSE

SOMALIA’s 2016 ELECTORAL PROCESS REMAINS ON COURSE

Somalia Presidential Election 2016: Candidate profiles

 HASSAN SHEIKH MOHAMUD President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud will be defending his seat, in the face of accusations of performing below par. A lot was expected of Mohamud when he was elected in 2012. He received unprecedented international support. An educationist who...
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 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...