Presidential candidates are required to be Muslim, according to the provisional constitution. On Dec 2, 2020. MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – An opposition alliance of 14 presidential candidates running against Somalia’s incumbent president in 2021-21 elections have demanded the dissolution of federal and regional electoral commissions said to comprise soldiers, state employees and popular supporters of the country’s leader.. Share. In the Somali capital, Mogadishu, there is a strong political movement in preparation for the country's upcoming 2020 and 2021 elections. 0. The timing, Somalis say, could not be worse. 29 September 2020 Radio France Internationale Franco-Somalian business leader Abshir Aden Ferro is a candidate in Somalia's February 2021 presidential election. The Union of Somali Presidential Candidates recently issued an 18-point communiqué, following a six-day conference in Mogadishu.The statement from the candidates called for the dismissal of the electoral commissions, as they include members of the ar Somali presidential candidates to hold a conference in Mogadishu By admin on November 21, 2020 • ( Leave a comment ) Mogadishu (SD) – More than a dozen candidates for the presidency of the Federal Republic of Somalia will hold a three-day conference November 21-23, 2020 in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. Share on Facebook. MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) –Somalia’s presidential candidates on Saturday gathered in Mogadishu for a conference on unifying their position with only a few months to go until the country’s presidential elections.. Presidential candidate, Dahir Mohamud Gele, speaking to press shortly after first day of the conference was closed, said the presidential candidates came together … Somali presidential elections are scheduled in just a few months, war is erupting in neighboring Ethiopia, and Shabab militants are still strong. Candidates’ meeting. Somalia: Presidential Candidates Call for Disbanding of the Electoral Committee November 28, 2020 Abdirisaaq 0 Comments The Union of Somali Presidential Candidates recently issued an 18-point communiqué, following a six-day conference in Mogadishu. Tweet on Twitter. In a communiqué issued following a six-day conference in the … A notable event that shaped the ongoing impasse was the November 2020 Mogadishu meeting by presidential candidates and the joint communiqué they issued afterwards demanding the urgent removal or resignation of the National Intelligence and Security Agency Director, Fahad Yasin. The current political system is designed to ensure some representation for the country’s many clans, but the prevailing “4.5” formula gives the four largest groups eight … 816. Somalia’s presidential candidates have expressed concerns and warned president Farmaajo against creating unnecessary animosity with Kenya. Somaliland government has arrested Mr. Mustafa Sheikh Ali Dhuholow a member of Parliament and a Presidential candidate for Somalia’s upcoming elections at Egal International Airport in Hargeisa, the capital of the Republic of Somaliland. November 29, 2020.