Somalia Postpones First General Election in 50 Years

The chairperson of the National Independent Electoral Commission, Halima Ismail Ibrahim, told the Lower House of the country's parliament that political differences, insecurity, flooding and COVID-19 have affected the commission's work schedule. She proposed that voters either be registered on the same day during the vote or there be a pre-registration period which will be time-consuming and more complex.

Somalian flag (file photo).

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