Somalia Not Ready For One Person One Vote

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British Muslims Start Leaving UK After Boris Johnson Wins Election

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Joint Statement On Delays To Somaliland Parliamentary And Local Council Elections

Joint Statement On Delays To Somaliland Parliamentary And Local Council Elections

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Somaliland’s Fragile Democracy Faces More Election Delays

Somaliland’s Fragile Democracy Faces More Election Delays

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U.S. Warns Against Electronic Voting In DR Congo

The United States warned the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday against using an electronic voting system for a long-delayed presidential election in December this year because it has the potential to undermine the credibility of the poll. Continue reading “U.S. Warns Against Electronic Voting In DR Congo”

Somaliland: New Government, New Possibilities – Interview with Dr. Saad Ali Shire

Somaliland, a country that is yet to be recognized as an independent state from Somalia held its third presidential election in November 2017. Continue reading “Somaliland: New Government, New Possibilities – Interview with Dr. Saad Ali Shire”

Democracy On A Decline In East Africa – Report

The worst performers in East Africa are Somalia, 7, and South Sudan, 2. But the Republic of Somaliland scored 44 with a partly free status “due to the holding of a long-delayed presidential election.” Continue reading “Democracy On A Decline In East Africa – Report”

Somaliland: Kibarkingmad Is Impressed By The Continent’s Most Recent Election

Kibarkingmad is impressed by the continent’s most recent election but Olushambles thinks Somaliland should get its act in order. Continue reading “Somaliland: Kibarkingmad Is Impressed By The Continent’s Most Recent Election”

The Troubled Democratic Transitions of African Liberation Movements

Zimbabwe’s recent political crisis has provided a lens into the challenges many African countries face in transitioning from their founding liberation movement political structures to genuine, participatory democracies. Continue reading “The Troubled Democratic Transitions of African Liberation Movements”

Somaliland Is A Preeminent Democracy Shining In The Horn Of Africa

By Suleiman Egeh

Recognition or no recognition from the broken and dysfunctional system which led by dysfunctional organizations such as the unelected UN bureaucracy and two den or club of dictators such as the so-called African Union and the Arab league, the Republic Somaliland will keep on progressing and thriving without any help from any one. Continue reading “Somaliland Is A Preeminent Democracy Shining In The Horn Of Africa”

Muslim Woman From Somaliland Blasts ‘Racist’ UKIP At Chaotic Election Campaign Launch As Protesters Storm The Building

Railing against UKIP’s burqa ban as she was escorted out, the woman shouted: “They are racist and how dare they tell Muslim women what to wear?” Continue reading “Muslim Woman From Somaliland Blasts ‘Racist’ UKIP At Chaotic Election Campaign Launch As Protesters Storm The Building”

Germany Picks Ex-Foreign Minister Steinmeier As President

BERLIN (AP) — A special assembly elected former German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier by an overwhelming majority Sunday to be the country’s new president. Continue reading “Germany Picks Ex-Foreign Minister Steinmeier As President”

Former Prime Minister, A US Citizen, Wins Somalia’s Presidential Vote

Mogadishu, Somalia — A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-U.S. citizenship was declared Somalia’s new president Wednesday, immediately taking the oath of office as the long-chaotic country moved toward its first fully functioning central government in a quarter-century. Continue reading “Former Prime Minister, A US Citizen, Wins Somalia’s Presidential Vote”

Former Prime Minister Wins Somalia’s Presidential Vote

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-U.S. citizenship has been declared Somalia’s new president. Continue reading “Former Prime Minister Wins Somalia’s Presidential Vote”

Dirty Hands: Why Biometric Voting Fails In Africa – And It Doesn’t Matter In The End

At least 25 countries in Africa have tried a biometric or electronic component in their voting systems. Many have failed spectacularly. Continue reading “Dirty Hands: Why Biometric Voting Fails In Africa – And It Doesn’t Matter In The End”

Five African Elections To Look Out For In 2017

2016 will go down as an unforgettable year in the electoral sphere for a lot of people and countries. Continue reading “Five African Elections To Look Out For In 2017”

Somaliland Says Not Party To Ongoing Somalia Elections

The government of Somaliland said Sunday it is not party to the ongoing elections in Somalia. Continue reading “Somaliland Says Not Party To Ongoing Somalia Elections”

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. Continue reading “In Somalia, A Seat In The House Of Parliament Is Sold For 1.3 Million Dollars”

Trump, Putin Agree In Phone Call To Improve ‘Unsatisfactory’ Relations Between Their Countries, Kremlin Says

President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed in a telephone conversation Monday that relations between their countries were “unsatisfactory” and vowed to work together to improve them, the Kremlin said in a statement. Continue reading “Trump, Putin Agree In Phone Call To Improve ‘Unsatisfactory’ Relations Between Their Countries, Kremlin Says”

Demonstrators Square Off Against Opponents And Police As Anti-Trump Protests Spread

PORTLAND, Ore. — The increasingly tense protests around the country in the wake of Donald Trump’s election victory escalated early Saturday with a shooting here that scattered panicked protesters and left one man hospitalized, as demonstrations spread to other American cities. Continue reading “Demonstrators Square Off Against Opponents And Police As Anti-Trump Protests Spread”