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Somali lawmakers elect president voted out 5 years ago

Springfield News-Sun 16 May 2022
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who served as Somalia's president between 2012 and 2017, won the contest in the capital, Mogadishu, amid a security lockdown imposed by authorities to prevent deadly militant attacks ... Legislators in Somalia are meeting Sunday to elect the country's ...
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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, May 16

China.dot.org 16 May 2022
MOGADISHU -- Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was re-elected as the tenth President of Somalia, defeating incumbent President Mohamed Farmajo in the third round of vote held in the capital, Mogadishu on Sunday ... twice in the history of Somalia. (Somalia-Election).
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Urgent: Somali parliament re-elects former president Mohamud

China.dot.org 16 May 2022
... President Mohamed Farmajo in the third round of vote held in the capital, Mogadishu on Sunday.
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Somali parliament re-elects former president Mohamud

China Daily 16 May 2022
... President Mohamed Farmajo in the third round of vote held in the capital, Mogadishu on Sunday.
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Somali parliament re-elects former President Sheikh Mohamud

The Siasat Daily 16 May 2022
Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was re-elected as the 10th President of Somalia, defeating incumbent President Mohamed Farmajo in the third round of vote held in the capital Mogadishu.
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Somali lawmakers go to 2nd round to choose next president

Springfield News-Sun 15 May 2022
Legislators in Somalia are meeting Sunday to elect the country's president in the capital, Mogadishu, which is under lockdown measures aimed at preventing deadly militant attacks ... Legislators in Somalia are meeting Sunday to elect the country's president in the capital, ...
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Somali lawmakers gather to choose the country's president

Springfield News-Sun 15 May 2022
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Legislators in Somalia are meeting Sunday to elect the country's president in the capital, Mogadishu, which is under lockdown measures aimed at preventing deadly militant attacks ... Legislators in Somalia are meeting Sunday to elect the country's ...
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Somali politicians choose new president, unruffled by explosions

Press TV 15 May 2022
In Somalia town, bomb blast kills 10 amid tightened security for elections ... Somalia is still unable to hold a direct popular election due to insecurity, with the government having little control beyond the capital ... "There is no life in Somalia ... Somalia, particularly the capital, has seen a spate of attacks in recent months.
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Somalia's presidential election: Where just 329 people vote

Yahoo Daily News 15 May 2022
There are posters for the presidential candidates in the capital, Mogadishu, even though there is no public vote ... The unusual circumstances highlight Somalia's security issues, as well as the lack of democratic accountability. The capital, Mogadishu, is in total lockdown until Monday morning.
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Somalia's Parliament Fails to Elect New President - Reports

Urdu Point 15 May 2022
Voting takes place in an airport hangar in the Somali capital Mogadishu, which is under the protection of peacekeepers of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) ... Somalia collapsed as a unified nation in 1991 with the downfall of Siad Barre's dictatorship ... The rest of Somalia ...
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Somalia holds long-awaited presidential elections amid tight security

La Prensa Latina 15 May 2022
Mogadishu, May 15 (EFE).- Somalia held long-delayed presidential elections on Sunday amid tightened security measures over fears of terror attacks ... Somalia’s election stalemate had caused outrage among the country’s international partners, who urged it to abide by its election calendar.
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Somali lawmakers gather to choose the country’s president

The Associated Press 15 May 2022
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Legislators in Somalia are meeting Sunday to elect the country's president in the capital, Mogadishu, which is under lockdown measures aimed at preventing deadly militant attacks ... The large field of candidates includes one woman, Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam, a lawmaker who once served as Somalia’s foreign minister.
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Voting under way to elect Somali president

Belfast Telegraph 15 May 2022
Politicians in Somalia are meeting to elect the country’s president in the capital, Mogadishu, which is under lockdown measures aimed at preventing deadly militant attacks ... The large field of candidates includes one woman, Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam, a politician who once served as Somalia’s foreign minister.
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Somalia imposes election curfew in capital

Dawn 15 May 2022
Police in Somalia on Saturday announced a curfew in the capital Mogadishu, citing security concerns as they barred all public activity except emergency services until Sunday’s long-overdue presidential election is completed ... Somalia has not held a one-person, one-vote election in 50 years.
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Final 3rd round commences in Somali presidential election

Anadolu Agency 15 May 2022
The presidential election in Somalia proceeded to its third round on Sunday in a long-awaited vote that has been ongoing in the capital Mogadishu since earlier on Sunday ... "Today is a historic day for Somalia as we are sitting here to elect the president of the Federal Republic of Somalia," Madobe said.

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