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Somaliland

Somaliland:We Must Urgently Address the Issue of NEC before the Next General Elections-Feisal Ali Waraabe

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By Goth Mohamed Goth The Chairman of the Justice and Welfare party (UCID) Hon Feisal Ali Waraabesaid that time has come for Political organization to decide on the future of the national electoral commission NEC whose tenure in office has expired and on other issues related to the upcoming Presidential and Parliamentary election which remain […]

Opinions

Does Somaliland Election System Need to be Reformed?

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The process of electing by vote of a person or persons from among candidates for a political office is one of the most important engagement in which individuals can undertake during a lifetime. The process of election at times could be fair and free and sometimes is the opposite. The later can cause violence that […]

Opinions

Somaliland: THE NEC MUST RESIGN.

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It was Wednesday 28 November when the people of Somaliland went to the polling stations country wide During the campaign period; NEC wrote a letter to the president for a couple of occasions at the campaign period complaining the actions of several governors and admin and finance director of Somaliland national AIDS Commission but president […]

Somaliland

Somaliland: Let the NEC Review be Apt

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When the National Assemblies Parliament (both upper and lower) gave the go ahead for an electoral process minus prior registration, when the NEC and contesting parties gave into the process, and lastly, when the whole country braved the morning chill and afternoon sun-soaking burns, all stakeholders new well what was at stake. In the wake […]

Somaliland

Somaliland: NEC Announces Votes Recount in Hargeisa

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The National Electoral Commission has decided reviewing the controversial Hargeisa election results which has prompted an outcry from the public. The Chairperson of NEC Mr. Esse Yusuf Mohamed (Hamari) speaking to reporters said the commission has temporary dismissed the Hargeisa Election Results after consulting with the concerned political organization’s in order to review the vote […]

Somaliland

Somaliland:Students Demonstrate Against the Electoral Commission, Presidential Convoy held up

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Students at the prestigious TIMA-CADDE University yesterday held a massive demonstration in Gebiley town against the national electoral commission. The students demonstration coincided with same time the Presidential convoy was passing through the town en-route to Borama , with reports saying the President  Silanyo convoy was booed and others even suggesting their attempted stoning of […]

Editorial

Somaliland: Laws for or laws of?

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It’s not a time to discuss the differences of past and present electioneering processes, nor their pros or their cons.   However in the name of national, peace, stability and brethrenship, it is incumbent upon us to perpetually reiterate the need of upholding, fostering and maintaining unity and solidarity.   One major factor concerning this […]

Somaliland

Somaliland: NEC Urges President to Take Action against Civil Servants Engaged in Political Campaigns

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The National Electoral Commission is requesting the President of Somaliland H.E. Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud (Silanyo) to intervene and take immediate action against Government official openly engaged in the ongoing election campaigns in favor of certain political organizations. In a press statement issued by the chairman of the electoral commission Hon Essa Yusuf Hamari which addressed […]

Somaliland

Somaliland:NEC Sets 29th of October Marking the Beginning of Four Week Campaigning Period

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The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has declared Monday 29 Oct as the official kickoff date for the campaign period for the local council elections and called upon all parties to observe election laws and regulations. NEC spokesperson Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Hirsi Geele announced that the campaign period will officially commence on the 29th of October […]

Somaliland

Somaliland:N.E.C Issues Ultimatum Barring the Displaying of Symbols by Political Parties

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The National Electoral Commission has today issued an ultimatum prohibiting Political organization and their various candidates contesting in the upcoming Local elections from issue their own numerical identification for the ballot. The decision to block Political Organizations and would be contestants from issue their own numerical identification was announced in a press statement released today […]

Somaliland

Somaliland: NEC Rejects UDUB Request to Postpone 14th of September Deadline

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The Somaliland National Electoral Commission has rejected a request submitted by UDUB to extend the current deadline date (14/9/2012) set for candidates from the various political parties participating in the upcoming local council elections to submit their papers with the electoral commission. NEC has rejected the request submitted by the chairman of UDUB and the […]

Somaliland

Somaliland: NEC Sets the 28th of November as Fixed Date for Local Elections

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The Somaliland National Election Commission has announced a fixed date set for candidate’s from the various political parties participating in the upcoming local council elections to submit their papers with the electoral commission and also all governmental employees taking vying for seats to relinquish their post. On the other hand the commission spokesman Mr. Mohamed […]

Africa

IGAD Invites Somaliland for Southern Sudan’s Referendum

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Hargeisa (Somalilandpress) IGAD has invited to Somaliland as a member of International observers for the Referendum of Southern Sudan which probably will occur on 9 January 2011. The team from Somaliland that will observe how the Referendum will take place are the Seven Members of Somaliland National Electoral commission, their legal consultant and three other […]

Somaliland

UDUB Party calls for delay in election results

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — The ruling party of Somaliland has asked electoral officials to delay announcing results of Saturday’s presidential poll, saying there were “huge irregularities” in the vote. Officials from the UDUB party warned Wednesday that if the election commission announces the results, it could lead to instability that could jeopardize Somaliland’s security. The breakaway […]

Somaliland

SOMALILAND: NEC warns the press and political parties over predictions of election results

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Somaliland National Electoral Commission (NEC) warned the contesting parties not to unilaterally announce any imaginative results that may confuse the public. During a press conference in Hargeisa, the NEC chairman, Mr. Essa Mohamed said that such utterances will have serious consequences “we are starting now the counting process of the ballots, and […]

Somaliland

SOMALILAND: NEC office announces final voters list

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — The National Electoral Commission (NEC) office announced the final voters list for the June presidential elections on Sunday. In a press conference held in Hargeisa, Mr Mohammad Ahmed Hersi [Geele], NEC spokesman, said his team was able to produce the final voter list after months of checking, sorting and corrections aimed at […]