Somalia's delayed parliamentary poll to start October 23, presidential November 30



Somalia will hold its postponed parliamentary elections between Oct 23 and Nov 10, the chairman of the electoral commission said, after the vote was delayed for a second time due to disputes over the selection process.
Voting for the 275-seat parliament was due to begin this weekend but candidate lists had not been finalised, Omar Mohamed Abdulle told a press conference late on Monday.
"The challenges that led to the delay were political, security and management of the election budget. Clan leaders have not completed the list of their delegates," Abdulle said.
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27 September 2016 in World News, Views: 28
Source: Reuters
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