Enhancing Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region

Somalia Presidential Election Transparent But With High Security Threats

EASF EOM to SomaliaThe EASF Election Observer Mission issued its preliminary statement, in Mogadishu on Monday 16th May after the new Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud won with 214 votes against former President, Mr Abudallahi Farmajo with 110 votes.

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Official Launching of the EASF-EOM to Somalia

EASF Election Observer Mission to the Federal Republic of Somalia was launched on 14th May, 2022 in Mogadishu, Somalia.  The Presidential election is fundamental to the political situation in the Federal Republic of Somalia where the presidential election was delayed by 15 months. The Speaker of the recently elected Parliament has confirmed that voting will take place on 15th May as scheduled. 

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EASF to observe Somalia Presidential Election

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) announces the arrival of its election observation mission (EOM) for the Presidential Election in the Federal Republic of Somalia. The Director of the Eastern Africa Standby Force, Brigadier General Getachew Shiferaw Fayisa, accepted the invitation from the host country, the Federal Republic of Somalia and consequently has deployed the mission (EOM) to observe and report on the conduct of the presidential election due to take place on 15th May, 2022.

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Election preparation,Somalia

Final preparations are on the way for the presidential elections due to be held in Somalia this Sunday 15th May, 2022. The first phase of this voting process was the elections for the House of the People which started in November 2021 and ended on 13th April 2022. Following the recent voting process nearly 300 MPs have been sworn in for the two parliamentary chambers.But the choice of about 30 MPs has not yet been concluded because of disputes over various issues, including the eligibility of candidates.

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Elections preparation in the Federal Republic of Somalia

Final preparations are on the way for the presidential elections due to be held in Somalia this Sunday 15th May, 2022. The first phase of this voting process was the elections for the House of the People which started in November 2021 and ended on 13th April 2022.  Following the recent voting process, nearly 300 MPs have been sworn in for the two parliamentary chambers. But the choice of about 30 MPs has not yet been concluded because of disputes over various issues, including the eligibility of candidates.

EASF’s political Officer, Ali Said Ali met with the Somali Parliament Hon. Adan Mohamed Noor (Madoobe) on Sunday 8th April to discuss deployment and accreditation of EASF observers to the forthcoming presidential elections in the Federal Republic of Somalia. 

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