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The Somalia House of Commons extends Farmajo’s term in the midst of the stalemate before the election

MOGADISHU, Somalia - For the next two years, Somalis will have to work with President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, whose term of office expired on February 8, 2021, but has since managed to persuade MPs to give him two more years. According to the interim constitution, a head of state in Somalia must serve four years before seeking re-election using the condition decided by the election committee or the management forum. Farmajo was first elected in 2017, followed by Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. In a choreographed…

Guelleh re-elected for a fifth time period as Djibouti’s president

The Djibouti strongman Ismael Omar Guelleh will serve for the fifth term as president of the small Horn of Africa, making him one of the longest-serving African presidents in a country where democracy is said to be utopian. According to election results projected by AFP after Friday's election, Guelleh, who was first elected president in 1999, achieved nearly 98 percent of the vote in an election that was widely boycotted by opposition candidates who questioned credibility. An estimated 215,000 citizens were registered…

The dangers threaten in the medium term

Last week, Gilles Yabi spoke about the presidential election on Sunday, April 11 in Benin, in a particularly tense climate, which was confirmed by the localized violence of recent days. But on the same Sunday, voters are also called to the polls in Chad to elect their president. Yes, in connection with this presidential…

Somalia: Mursal suspends 15 MPs amid plans to expand Farmajo’s time period

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Mohamed Mursal, speaking for the lower house, on Saturday suspended 15 MPs who were mainly allied with the opposition for five sessions, something that has activated a political storm in the country, which is also trying to resolve a crisis before the election. Mursal said MPs were behind riots in the assembly during the stormy session on Saturday, triggered by suspicions that lawmakers allied with outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo were eager to illegally extend the government's term.…

Idriss Déby Itno, candidate for a sixth time period,

Idriss Déby Itno held a big meeting on Saturday 13 March in the main stadium in the capital. In front of a conquered public, the outgoing head of state, who had secured his victory in the first round, renewed promises to develop Chad. as reported from Ndjamena, Madjiasra nakoIt is from a platform located in the middle of the…

Somali parliamentary time period expires with out transparent

MOGADISHU, Somalia -  Somali parliamentary time period expires with out transparent.A political chin is slowly building up in Somalia, a country that has been in pieces for decades now following the ongoing dismissal before the election, which could throw the country into unprecedented constitutional challenges that would further trigger chaos.

President Ouattara is sworn in for a third term

The inauguration ceremony was held on Monday at the Presidential Palace in Abidjan. Alassane Ouattara swore in for a third term as head of state. as reported from Abidjan, Pierre PintoCeremony ended early in the afternoon. The guests then began to leave the Presidential Palace. Guests included a dozen heads of state from the…

Alassane Ouattara will be sworn in for a third term

It is this Monday, December 14, that Alassane Ouattara will be sworn in for a third term as head of Côte d'Ivoire. A ceremony will be held at the Presidential Palace in Abidjan where several African leaders will be announced. as reported from Abidjan, Pierre PintoThe ceremony is supposed to be "sober" - 300 guests alike - and…

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo secures the second term

Nana Akufo-Addo has won her second four-year term as president of Ghana with 51.59% of the vote, the election commission announced on Wednesday. His longtime rival, former President John Mahama, 62, came in second with 47.36% of the vote, according to the Ghana Election Commission. Akufo-Addo, 76, became the 8th president of Ghana's fourth republic. This is the third time the two men collided in a presidential election in the West African country after the 2012 and 2016 elections. Akufo-Addo has been…

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