Somalia finally has a new president. This comes following several months of delays by the former leadership. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was chosen as Somalia’s new president on Sunday. This information is published by Deutsche Welle. Here is an excerpt:
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was chosen as Somalia’s new president on Sunday, returning to the helm for a second stint five years after he was voted out.
Mohamud defeated the incumbent, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, in a runoff after three rounds of voting in an election that has been delayed for over a year.
The newly elected president saw off his rival by securing 214 votes in the runoff while Mohamed could only muster 110 ballots in his favor.
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