Somalia presidential elections date set for February 8
Somalia has finally set the presidential date for February 8. The newly formed Parliamentary Committee on Wednesday released a timetable of the the elections. On the 26-29 of January the candidates are expected to register themselves at a fee of $30000. A presidential candidates debate the first of its kind has been set for January 31. The candidates will have a chance to adress the Parliament and table their agenda from 2 February to 5 February. The Election committee will be prepraring for the elections from 6 February to 7 February ahead of the 8 February date. The date had been postponed several time and this is expected to be the final timetable At least 19 Presidential candidates are eyeing to unseat incumbent Hassan Sheikh Mohamud at Villa Somalia.