Somali electoral body registers six new political parties


Somalia’s Independent Electoral Commission ( NIEC) has registered six new political parties on Saturday.

The ceremony was conducted via online video conference due to COVID 19 precautions.

The leadership of the parties and officials from the poll agency attended online meeting to credit the political parties.

The newly registered parties were, Maandeeq, Tubta Toosan, Hilow, Dimuqaraadiga ee Danwadaag, Danaha Bulshada Soomaaliyeed and Hiil Qaran.

They are more than sixty registered political parties according to the electoral commission.

Somalia is scheduled to conduct presidential and parliamentary elections early next year.


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