International Community Wants Somalia to Shape-up on Democratization


UNSC in Mogadishu on. a tour of Solidarity with Somalia

Somalilamdsun- The U.N. Security Council and Western donors have urged Somalia’s parliament to speed up approval of new election rules to ensure an August vote is held on time, saying delays put recovery from conflict at risk.

But the government of Somaliland, a self-declared independent state in the north, will not take part in the election process although seats will be allocated on its behalf, diplomats and officials say.  Continue reading