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Elections behind blast walls: Somali MPs pick a new president - The World Weekly;

Elections behind blast walls: Somali MPs pick a new president - The World Weekly

The World WeeklyElections behind blast walls: Somali MPs pick a new presidentThe World WeeklyM ogadishu, the Somali capital, was on lockdown this week. Cars were banned from the streets and a no-fly zone was in place while members of Parliament were holed up in a hangar behind the heavily-fortified walls of the airport to choose the country's ...and more »

Somalia's quarter century of chaos - News24;

Somalia's quarter century of chaos - News24

News24Somalia's quarter century of chaosNews24Mogadishu - Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected Somali president Wednesday, in the second presidential election since 1991 held amid tight security due to clashes between Al-Qaeda-linked fighters and African Union peacekeepers. Following is a ...and more »

A Critical Juncture for Somalia - New York Times;

A Critical Juncture for Somalia - New York Times

New York TimesA Critical Juncture for SomaliaNew York TimesA campaign poster for Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in Mogadishu, Somalia, on the eve of the election this week. Credit Farah Abdi Warsameh/Associated Press. Though marred by spectacular corruption, Somalia's presidential election on Wednesday ...and more »

New Somali president Farmajo faces stiff challenges - RFI;

New Somali president Farmajo faces stiff challenges - RFI

RFINew Somali president Farmajo faces stiff challengesRFIMany Somalis have expressed joy after the surprise election of Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed as the country's next president on Wednesday. The politician, widely known as "Farmajo", has promised change for Somalia. But will he actually be able to deliver?and more »

Somalis celebrate after election of former US state worker as president - Reuters;

Somalis celebrate after election of former US state worker as president - Reuters

ReutersSomalis celebrate after election of former US state worker as presidentReutersMOGADISHU Thousands of Somalis fired guns in the air, cheered atop military vehicles and slaughtered camels on Thursday to celebrate the election of anti-corruption campaigner Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed as president. Protected from Islamist attack ...and more »

Somalia hails new president after landmark election - Public Finance International;

Somalia hails new president after landmark election - Public Finance International

Public Finance InternationalSomalia hails new president after landmark electionPublic Finance InternationalSomali MPs have elected a new president, marking a “historic milestone” for the war-torn country. web_somalia_shutterstock_193325975.jpg. Hargeisa, the capital city of Somalia. The vote, conducted amid high security due to the threat of a militant ...and more »

Somalia's Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo chosen as president - The Voice Online;

Somalia's Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo chosen as president - The Voice Online

The Voice OnlineSomalia's Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo chosen as presidentThe Voice OnlineSOMALIA'S MP's have elected a Somali-US national as the country's new president in a vote held in an aircraft hangar. Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmaajo" Mohamed, a former Ex-Prime Minister, beat President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in a surprise result.and more »

Former PM Farmajo wins Somalia's presidential vote - Daily News & Analysis;

Former PM Farmajo wins Somalia's presidential vote - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisFormer PM Farmajo wins Somalia's presidential voteDaily News & AnalysisNewly elected President of Somalia and former prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo gestures as he makes an address on February 8, 2017, in Mogadishu after he was elected president. (AFP). Shares2. Thu, 9 Feb 2017-12:10pm , Reuters. Outgoing ...and more »

Farmajo triumphs in Somalian elections - The National;

Farmajo triumphs in Somalian elections - The National

The NationalFarmajo triumphs in Somalian electionsThe NationalA FORMER prime minister who holds dual Somali-US citizenship has been declared Somalia's new president. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo immediately took the oath of office as the long-chaotic country moved towards its first fully functioning central ...and more »

Former prime minister, a US citizen, wins Somalia vote - SFGate;

Former prime minister, a US citizen, wins Somalia vote - SFGate

SFGateFormer prime minister, a US citizen, wins Somalia voteSFGateMOGADISHU, Somalia — A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-U.S. citizenship was declared Somalia's new president Wednesday, immediately taking the oath of office as the long-chaotic country moved toward its first fully functioning central ...and more »

Buffalo resident is now Somalia's next president after country's first election in decades - New York Daily News;

Buffalo resident is now Somalia's next president after country's first election in decades - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsBuffalo resident is now Somalia's next president after country's first election in decadesNew York Daily NewsMohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a former prime minister of Somalia who now lives in a town outside the Queen City, won Somalia's first presidential election in decades on Wednesday and immediately took the oath of office to run the war-torn African nation.and more »

Somalia's presidential election ends in Farmaajo win; Mohamud concedes - Africa Times;

Somalia's presidential election ends in Farmaajo win; Mohamud concedes - Africa Times

Africa TimesSomalia's presidential election ends in Farmaajo win; Mohamud concedesAfrica TimesSomalia's long-awaited presidential election is over, and former prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has emerged as the victor in a somewhat surprising outcome over the incumbent, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. Mohamud was the frontrunner after the ...and more »

Somalia: Ex-prime minister wins presidential race - Deutsche Welle;

Somalia: Ex-prime minister wins presidential race - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleSomalia: Ex-prime minister wins presidential raceDeutsche WelleMohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has been sworn in as Somalia's new president. Twenty-one candidates took part in the poll, which had been delayed several times. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo (REUTERS/F. Omar). After two rounds of voting by Somalian ...and more »

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo Elected President Of Somalia - SaharaReporters.com;

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo Elected President Of Somalia - SaharaReporters.com

SaharaReporters.comMohamed Abdullahi Farmajo Elected President Of SomaliaSaharaReporters.comMr. Farmajo previously served as prime minister of Somalia for eight months before stepping down in 2011. by Sahara Reporters, New York Feb 08, 2017. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected president of Somalia on Wednesday, the Associated Press ...and more »

Former PM Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo wins landmark presidential vote in Somalia - International Business Times UK;

Former PM Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo wins landmark presidential vote in Somalia - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKFormer PM Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo wins landmark presidential vote in SomaliaInternational Business Times UKSomalia's former Prime Minister Abdullahi Farmajo has won a landmark vote in Somalia in polls the international community hopes will mark the start of a new era of stability in the war-torn nation. Farmajo took an early lead in the vote over incumbent ...and more »

Somalia's Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo chosen as president - BBC News;

Somalia's Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo chosen as president - BBC News

BBC NewsSomalia's Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo chosen as presidentBBC NewsSomalia's MPs have elected a Somali-US national as the country's new president in a vote held in an aircraft hangar. Ex-Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed beat President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in a surprise result. The vote was held ...and more »

Somalia Elects Former Prime Minister as New President - Newsweek;

Somalia Elects Former Prime Minister as New President - Newsweek

NewsweekSomalia Elects Former Prime Minister as New PresidentNewsweekSomali lawmakers have elected the country's former prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo Mohamed to be the country's president. The incumbent, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, conceded defeat to Farmajo in the third round of voting by MPs, the BBC ...and more »

Former Somalia PM wins presidential elections - Daily Sabah;

Former Somalia PM wins presidential elections - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahFormer Somalia PM wins presidential electionsDaily SabahA former prime minister who holds dual Somali-U.S. citizenship has been declared Somalia's new president. Incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud conceded defeat after two rounds of voting Wednesday, and former prime minister Mohamed ...and more »

Gunfire erupts in Somali capital during vote, possibly in celebration -witness - Daily News & Analysis

Gunfire erupts in Somali capital during vote, possibly in celebration -witnessDaily News & AnalysisGunfire echoed across the Somali capital on Wednesday evening during the second round of voting by lawmakers for their president, a Reuters witness said. The reason for the firing was not immediately clear, but it appeared to be celebratory as it ...and more »

Video: Mogadishu in security lockdown as Somalia holds presidential vote - FRANCE 24;

Video: Mogadishu in security lockdown as Somalia holds presidential vote - FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24Video: Mogadishu in security lockdown as Somalia holds presidential voteFRANCE 24Voting started Wednesday in Somalia's groundbreaking presidential election amid a security lockdown that has closed the capital's international airport and cleared major streets. Members of the upper and lower houses of the legislature dropped their ...and more »