Somali Leaders At Odds Over Holding Elections

Somalia's forthcoming elections will unfold amid bitter wrangling among the country's political elites. With the term of President Mohamed Abdullahi ("Farmajo") due to expire early in February, the nation faces gridlock. In spite of strongly dissenting views, Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble insists the elections will go ahead.

After holding talks with three regional states, Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has announced that elections will go forward, despite strong dissent among the country's leaders.


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