History Made In Somalia As First-Ever Female Deputy Speaker Is Elected In Parliament

Somalia’s long-awaited elections have proven to be a historic event so far. On the evening of 28th of April, Somali parliamentarians elected its first-ever female Deputy Speaker. Sadia Yasin Haji Samatar won the position with 137 votes, whilst her competitor Mohamed Caano Nuug received 107 votes in the second and final round of the voting. Sadia, a Somali-American, hails from the Puntland region of Somalia and … Continue reading History Made In Somalia As First-Ever Female Deputy Speaker Is Elected In Parliament