Somalia presidential election 2026 benefits one person, one vote

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Somalia’s one person, one vote system, will benefit Somali people as a nation to elect representative instead of clan leaders electing MPs, who they want to benefit from, and most clan leaders are related to the candidates, according to Somali Times.

Somalia’s leaders are corrupted and they care less about the future of Somali children and the country, most Somali politicians’ children live abroad in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Turkey. The money they looted has been deposited to foreign countries.

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Somalia presidential election 2026 needs one person, one vote Puntland has first phase of the elections based on the multi-party system of people and votes were elected in 33 districts of Puntland, and it was successfully completed. One person, one vote previous phase in the local councils has ended with victory, and the democratic process.

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Upon independence in 1960, the Somalia Republic adopted a parliamentary system of government with an executive prime minister and ceremonial president. The system worked well until the army forces overthrew the government.

The federal constitution of Somalia emerged from the transformative foundations laid by the transitional charter of the Republic of Somalia.

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Unfortunately, the drafters of the transitional charter negligently overlooked the vital intricacies, leading to the current confusion we find ourselves in.
To enhance Somalia’s implementation capacity, several approaches are necessary. First and foremost, the nation should prioritise security sector reform to ensure a stable environment for executing plans and projects.

Building strong, accountable, and transparent institutions is essential, and recruiting and retaining skilled personnel within these institutions should be a key focus. Additionally, it is crucial to establish mechanisms for resolving political disputes and improving intergovernmental cooperation.

Anti-corruption measures and enhanced financial oversight will help safeguard resources for implementation while fostering public participation, and awareness campaigns can ensure more significant support and vigilance. Effective coordination and cooperation among government bodies, civil society and international partners will promote efficiency and coherence. Furthermore, addressing historical conflicts and reconciling societal divisions can contribute to a conducive atmosphere for implementation. Ultimately, a effort to overcome these challenges will transform Somalia’s commitment to action.

Somalia president Hassan Sheikh and his prime minister should be preparing one person, one vote 2026