Category Archives: Eleição

Abdullahi Mohammed Farmaajo declared Somalia president

Em foto de arquivo de novembro de 2010, o então primeiro-ministro somali Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, atual presidente da SomáliaVia Aljazeera

Somalia has a new president in the person of Mohammed Abdullahi Farmaajo. Farmajo, a former Prime Minister was declared the winner of the polls after incumbent Hassan Sheikh Mohamud conceded just when the process was about to enter a final round. His victory means Somalia maintains the culture of electing a new President at each election. Farmaajo got 184 votes against Hassan Sheikh’s 95 votes. A third candidate secured 45 votes.

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Opposition leader named prime minister of DR Congo

congoVia Africanews

Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Samy Badibanga has been named prime minister on Thursday as part of a power-sharing deal signed in October by the opposition and government. Badibanga’s appointment was announced on state television three days after the resignation of former Prime Minister Augustin Matata to allow the mplementation of the national dialogue framework agreement.The power-sharing agreement was signed in October by the ruling party and some opposition parties endorsing the 2018 presidential election date proposed by the electoral commission and for President Joseph Kabila to remain in office till then.

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