The president changed for the third time in 14 years – impressive for an unrecognised nation, all the more so considering the neighbourhood it’s in
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Somaliland’s presidential elections are scheduled for later this year in which nation will get a new president
For all four countries, the culmination of war, poverty, mass displacement, inaccessibility to aid, drought, and crop failure is a formula for famine, with the ultimate result being severe food deprivation that threatens millions.
Why some Somali Americans are cheering for their home country’s President Mohamed’s election
The Somali presidential vote was widely celebrated, but there remains much room for improvement
Payments to top politicians were used to secure a UAE military base in controversial Somaliland-UAE deal
The election of Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo as Somalia’s president has inspired optimism for Somalia.
Election observers in Somalia say corruption is running rampant ahead of Wednesday’s presidential election
Another unfortunate delay for Somalia’s Presidential Election reflects continued political stasis
Ilhan Omar was born in Mogadishu but has now become the first ever female Somali American lawmaker