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Zaynab Mohamed a step closer to becoming first black woman in Minnesota Senate

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Zaynab Mohamed has moved one step closer to her dream after winning Democratic primary elections last week. With this victory, she is on the threshold to become first Black and youngest woman elected to the Minnesota Senate, On Tuesday’s vote, Mohamed, a 25-year-old Minneapolis resident, beat Todd Scott by earning 68 percent of the vote. “When I first thought about…

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Bihi meets opposition leaders amid escalating political tension in Somaliland

Amid escalating pressure to set the roadmap for the Presidential elections, Somaliland leader Musa Bihi on Monday in Hargeisa met leaders of the opposition to in a bid to forestall the growing political tension in the country. According to sources, the meeting was initiated by the European Union though the…

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Somali Parliament elects Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as new president

Somali legislators have elected former leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the country’s next president, following a long-overdue election on Sunday in the troubled Horn of Africa nation. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who served as Somalia’s president between 2012 and 2017, won the contest in the capital, Mogadishu, amid a security lockdown…

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We will not recognise your leadership after November, opposition tells President Bihi

Somaliland’s opposition parties, Waddani and UCID say they will not recognize the country’s leadership of President Muse Bihi once his term ends at the end of the year. The two parties accused the president of planning to cling on to power despite his five year term almost expiring. They said…

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Somalia to hold long-delayed presidential election

Somalia  will hold a long-awaited presidential election on Sunday, ending months of delays, with the new leader set to confront huge challenges including a grinding Islamist insurgency and a punishing drought that has sparked famine fears. The troubled Horn of Africa nation has been grappling with a political crisis since February…

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Opposition parties begin push for government to set Presidential election roadmap

Somaliland’s opposition parties UCID and Wadani are planning a meeting to push the government to give a roadmap to the presidential elections that are due this year. Wadani Presidential candidate Mr. Abdirahman Mohamed Abdillahi said that the opposition parties will convene a meeting to discuss the political situation in the…

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Somaliland election date remains a mystery only known to President Bihi as he addresses joint house

Somaliland President Musa Bihi Abdi continued to keep the country guessing on the roadmap to the Presidential elections during his annual address to the joint house of Parliament in Hargeisa on May 9. Instead, the president took his time to talk about the country’s economy, infrastructure, security, foreign policy and…

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Waddani scores big as former Bihi’s ally Dr. Omar joins Irro’s campaign team

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Opposition parties begin push for government to set Presidential election roadmap

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Top US military official visits Somaliland amidst growing interest in Berbera

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