Jubbaland state completed its fifth day of voting for seats in the House of the People with another six members elected to the lower chamber of the federal parliament.
Another fourteen members of the Federal Parliament’s House of the People were elected from Jubbaland and South West states Wednesday, and voting for the eight Upper House seats representing the recently formed HirShabelle federal member state was completed in the state capital of Jowhar.
The State-level Indirect Electoral Implementation Team (SIEIT) in Puntland has announced that the second phase of voting for 25 members of the House of the People will begin on 14 November.
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Michael Keating reminded Puntland electoral officials and stakeholders of their obligation to achieve the 30 per cent quota of seats for women in Somalia’s future parliament during a visit to the Puntland state capital toda
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) is mandated with many tasks in the east African nation as it continues to make significant strides in its peace process after two decades of lawlessness and conflict.
The Federal Indirect Electoral Implementation Team (FIEIT) welcomed the start of voting in Puntland for seats in the House of the People and said that voting for seats in that chamber of the country’s Federal Parliament can get underway in South West, Jubbaland and Galmudug states later this week
A delegation led by the deputy German Ambassador to Somalia Markus Bollmohr welcomed the progress made to date in the construction of a Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) centre for former al-Shabaab combatants in the Jubbaland state capital.