Somalia PM assures free, fair elections after politicians raise concerns

Mohamed Hussein Roble, Somalia's new prime minister. 

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What you need to know:

  • He said the new teams were encouraged to ensure fairness as it will sustain Somalia’s trajectory from years of violence and instability. 
  • Somalia initially planned for universal suffrage but challenges to do with security and what the PM said were prevailing political circumstances made it difficult to implement this. 

Somalia Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has assured a free and fair election after concerns were raised about the political standing of key electoral teams.

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