Somali election talks on verge of collapse over row


the election talks in Mogadishu is reportedly on the brink on of collapse due to a standoff over the upper house of the next parliament power-sharing system.

Unconfirmed reports suggest that Jubbaland and Puntland leaders have walked out of the National leadership forum (NLF) was overshadowed by the dispute.

No deal has yet been reached on the electoral process of the country as the time is running out and the election is set to take place in October 30, 2016.

Some of the regional states leaders say they want the upper house should be cancelled and shape a parliament similar to the outgoing federal parliment.

Somalia is approaching a critical period of  parliamentary and presidential indirect election due to be held later this year, despite security and political challenges.

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