Somalia's Presidential Vote Delayed
Despite swearing in a new parliament, who has the task of choosing a new president, there are still not enough MPs to elect a new leader for the war-torn country.
Garowe Online, 21 August 2012
The eight long year transitional government of Somalia, ended on Monday, when a new federal parliament was sworn in, Garowe Online reports. read more »
United States Department of State, 20 August 2012
THE WHITE HOUSE read more »
Current president Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed: Once parliament has elected a new speaker, a process expected to take a few days, legislators are due to vote in a new president, who would appoint a prime minister, who in turn would appoint the new Cabinet.