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English Publication Date: Monday, February 6, 2017 Source: Foreign Policy
The field of candidates for Wednesday’s election is so crowded — there are 23 in all — that they had to be split in two groups. In the first debate, only 3 of the 11 candidates made an appearance. Incumbent and frontrunner President Hassan Sheikh...
English Publication Date: Monday, February 6, 2017 Source: Reuters
Presidential candidates in Somalia rounded off campaigning with an unprecedented televised debate on Monday, dominated by issues of corruption, security and U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.