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By MGoth On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Somaliland:Those talking of a possible Extension are Day Dreaming-Guurti

By Goth Mohamed Goth The chairman of Somaliland House of elders Mr. Saleban Mahmoud Aden refuted in the strongest terms claims that the national conciliatory body was plotting in cohorts with the present government More...

By MGoth On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Somaliland:NEC Issues Statement on Preparation for the Upcoming Electoral Process

By Goth Mohamed Goth Hargeisa (SomalilandPress) January-22-2015-The National Electoral Commission “NEC” has for the first time released a press statement elaborating in depth report of the progress and achievements More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Somaliland:National Political Parties Representatives Meet with NEC Officials

Jama Shabeel and Boobe By Goth Mohamed Goth Members of three official national parties today for the first time meet with national electoral commission representatives (NEC)to discuss issues regarding the voters More...

By MGoth On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

Somaliland:We Must Urgently Address the Issue of NEC before the Next General Elections-Feisal Ali Waraabe

By Goth Mohamed Goth The Chairman of the Justice and Welfare party (UCID) Hon Feisal Ali Waraabesaid that time has come for Political organization to decide on the future of the national electoral commission NEC More...

By MGoth On Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Does Somaliland Election System Need to be Reformed?

The process of electing by vote of a person or persons from among candidates for a political office is one of the most important engagement in which individuals can undertake during a lifetime. The process of election More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, January 9th, 2013


It was Wednesday 28 November when the people of Somaliland went to the polling stations country wide During the campaign period; NEC wrote a letter to the president for a couple of occasions at the campaign period More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Democracy Up Close in Somaliland: Reflections of an International Election Observer

A cloud of dirt and dust marks the wake of our 4×4 as we speed through Hargeisa’s empty streets at 4:30am. It’s early morning on election day: roads are closed to all non-official traffic. We travel More...

By MGoth On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Somaliland:NEC revises its decision to Review Results Instead Hands the Matter to the Courts

The Somaliland National Electoral Commission has announced that it has revised its earlier decision to review votes results in Hargeisa instead opting to hand the matter to the Hargeisa District courts, this after More...

By MGoth On Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Somaliland: Let the NEC Review be Apt

When the National Assemblies Parliament (both upper and lower) gave the go ahead for an electoral process minus prior registration, when the NEC and contesting parties gave into the process, and lastly, when the More...

By MGoth On Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Somaliland: NEC Announces Votes Recount in Hargeisa

The National Electoral Commission has decided reviewing the controversial Hargeisa election results which has prompted an outcry from the public. The Chairperson of NEC Mr. Esse Yusuf Mohamed (Hamari) speaking to More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, November 26th, 2012

Somaliland:NEC Bans the Utilization of All Forms of Transport during Polling Day

The National Electoral Commission has issued an ultimatum banning all public and private vehicles from traveling in public roads on the 28th of November 26, 2012 for the duration of 14 hours. This was made public More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Somaliland:Students Demonstrate Against the Electoral Commission, Presidential Convoy held up

Students at the prestigious TIMA-CADDE University yesterday held a massive demonstration in Gebiley town against the national electoral commission. The students demonstration coincided with same time the Presidential More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Somaliland: Laws for or laws of?

It’s not a time to discuss the differences of past and present electioneering processes, nor their pros or their cons.   However in the name of national, peace, stability and brethrenship, it is incumbent More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Somaliland: NEC Urges President to Take Action against Civil Servants Engaged in Political Campaigns

The National Electoral Commission is requesting the President of Somaliland H.E. Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud (Silanyo) to intervene and take immediate action against Government official openly engaged in the ongoing election More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
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Somaliland: NEC Announces the Formation of Election Monitoring Body

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has announced the appointment of a 20 man committee to monitor the upcoming electoral process. In a press statement signed by the 7 commissioners of the National Electoral More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Somaliland:NEC Sets 29th of October Marking the Beginning of Four Week Campaigning Period

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has declared Monday 29 Oct as the official kickoff date for the campaign period for the local council elections and called upon all parties to observe election laws and regulations. NEC More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Somaliland:N.E.C Issues Ultimatum Barring the Displaying of Symbols by Political Parties

The National Electoral Commission has today issued an ultimatum prohibiting Political organization and their various candidates contesting in the upcoming Local elections from issue their own numerical identification More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Somaliland: NEC Rejects UDUB Request to Postpone 14th of September Deadline

The Somaliland National Electoral Commission has rejected a request submitted by UDUB to extend the current deadline date (14/9/2012) set for candidates from the various political parties participating in the upcoming More...

By goth Mohamed On Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Somaliland: NEC Sets the 28th of November as Fixed Date for Local Elections

The Somaliland National Election Commission has announced a fixed date set for candidate’s from the various political parties participating in the upcoming local council elections to submit their papers with the More...

By Abdiqani On Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

IGAD Invites Somaliland for Southern Sudan’s Referendum

Hargeisa (Somalilandpress) IGAD has invited to Somaliland as a member of International observers for the Referendum of Southern Sudan which probably will occur on 9 January 2011. The team from Somaliland that will More...