The Somaliland's Presidential Election

| Updated Nov 13, 2017 at 5:20pm



After a seven-year wait, the people of Somaliland are voting to elect a new leader. The new President is being chosen after inadequate funding; political disagreements and drought caused the polls to be delayed for several years. As an emerging country, citizens say they are hopeful, the world can appreciate their democracy and it is important to work towards a process that is fair and transparent. GBC’s Rebecca Ekpe looks at the history of Somalis and the stakes in this year's election.

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