Category: Priority

Priorities Prior to 2019 Somaliland Elections (Part IV): Regional Allocation of Parliamentary Seats

By: Omer A Yussuf in Oakland, California

Priorities Prior to 2019 Somaliland Elections: Somaliland president – HE Muse Bihi Abdi – recently convened a joint session for both Houses: the Elder and the Representatives, in which he gave an assurance that the Municipality and Parliamentary elections would be held on time as planned in March 2019 but urged that members of both houses complete the laws governing election of representatives and councilpersons Continue reading “Priorities Prior to 2019 Somaliland Elections (Part IV): Regional Allocation of Parliamentary Seats”

Somaliland’s 2017 Presidential Election: Interview with Chief Observer of IEOM

In this extended interview by Edward Paice, Director of Africa Research Institute, Michael Walls reflects on IOEM’s mandate, the performance of the National Electoral Commission, the positives and negatives of the election, campaigning, voter registration and the increasing monetisation of politics in Somaliland. He also looks ahead to parliamentary and local council elections in 2019. Continue reading “Somaliland’s 2017 Presidential Election: Interview with Chief Observer of IEOM”