Monkeypox: WHO warns of ‘formidable’ challenges from virus

Monkeypox has spread to 15 countries outside Africa, and experts from the UN health organization gathered to discuss how the world should respond. The world faces a series of “formidable” challenges, including the war in Ukraine, Covid and the emerging monkeypox crisis, the WHO has warned. Monkeypox has spread to 15 countries outside Africa, and … Read more

Somalia praises return of US military presence to its country

Mogadishu (agencies) Yesterday, Somalia’s new president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, thanked his US counterpart, Joe Biden, for his decision to restore the US military presence in Somalia to fight the Al-Shabab terrorist movement linked to al-Qaeda. “The United States has always been a reliable partner in our quest for stability and the fight against terrorism,” the … Read more

Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud for the second time as President of Somalia

Cairo: «Al-Khaleej», and agencies Former Somalian President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud again won the country’s presidency on Sunday in a vote by lawmakers at a heavily guarded airport to prevent attacks by Islamist militants, as the international community praised his election, as two US officials said the US president Joe Biden has authorized the redeployment of … Read more

At an airport and under heavy security.. Election of a new president for Somalia

Mahmoud, 66, who ruled Somalia from 2012 to 2017, defeated current president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, by 214 votes to 110 in a third runoff election, the result of which was confirmed near midnight. “We have to move forward and we need no grudges. No revenge,” Mahmoud said in a speech from the airport complex in … Read more

Somali lawmakers elected president voted out 5 years ago

African Union peacekeepers from Uganda provide security as Somali lawmakers arrive to vote in presidential elections, at the Halane military camp in Mogadishu, Somalia on Sunday, May 15, 2022. Lawmakers in Somalia meet on Sunday to announce the country’s president in the capital, Mogadishu, which will conclude with measures to prevent deadly militant attacks. (AP … Read more

Somalia elects Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as new president | News

The field of candidates has dwindled from a long list of 36 names in the first ballot. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been elected as Somalia’s new president, five years after he was voted out of the presidency, according to news reports. Mohamud won the presidency for the second time after much-anticipated elections on Sunday in … Read more

Somali leader fights his predecessor for presidency

The vote, which has been dogged by allegations of irregularities, is expected to draw a line under a political crisis that has lasted more than a year Somalia’s president fought Sunday with his predecessor for the top job in long-sought elections in the ravaged Horn of Africa country, where it faces an Islamist insurgency and … Read more

Lawmakers in Somalia gather to elect new president | Election news

Former presidents Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and Hassan Sheikh Mohamud are the frontrunners among 35 candidates. Somali parliamentarians gathered in a heavily fortified airport hangar on Sunday to vote for a new president as the country battles the ongoing threat of violence and a major food crisis. In a crowded field of 35 candidates, former presidents … Read more

Somali parliament elects new president – Alittihad newspaper Al Ittihad newspaper

Somali parliament elects new presidentAlittihad newspaper Al-Ittihad newspaper Somalia.. Who is the most likely candidate in the race for the presidential election?Al Jazeera Channel Somalia Elections.. 39 Candidates Compete for ‘Chairman of the President’Sky News Arabia Sky News Arabia Somali parliament elects new president with strict security measuresArabia From a hangar… Somalia holds “important” presidential … Read more