Somalia Changes Election Venue
The Presidential election next week has been moved from the police academy to inside Mogadishu airport because of concerns about security and possible corruption.
Somali members of parliament ready to vote in a new president.
Nation, 6 February 2017
Somali terror group Al-Shabaab has denied claims that it stole a biometric voter registration (BVR) kit during Thursday's attack on a police camp in Mandera County. Read more »
Shabelle, 4 February 2017
The second batch of eight presidential candidates have addressed the parliament Saturday, as the country is moving closer to the poll scheduled for nex Wednesday, February 8. Read more »
East African, 5 February 2017
The Somalia presidency will now be contested by 23 candidates after one contender withdrew on Saturday. Read more »
The 24 candidates will be given 15 minutes each to present their policies before a joint parliamentary session. Read more »