The Somali presidential vote was widely celebrated, but there remains much room for improvement
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The election of Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo as Somalia’s president has inspired optimism for Somalia.
Over the last four months, the English speaking Regions of the North West and South West in the West African State that styles itself as the Republic of Cameroon have been the grounds of protracted protests.
Election observers in Somalia say corruption is running rampant ahead of Wednesday’s presidential election