[QODLink]
Africa
Somalia set to vote on new constitution
Warn torn African country on verge of getting its first legitimate government in more than 20 years.
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 06:08

Somalia is on the brink of creating its first legitimate government in more than 20 years.

The National Constituent Assembly is meeting in Mogadishu and is due to vote on a new Constitution, and it will also pick members of parliament - who, in turn, will choose Somalia's next president.

Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Nairobi in neighbouring Kenya.

60

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Featured
Chinese scientists are designing a particle-smashing collider so massive it could encircle a city.
Critics say the government is going full-steam ahead on economic recovery at the expense of human rights.
Spirits are high in Scotland's 'Whisky Capital of the World' with one distillery thirsty for independence.
President Poroshenko arrives in Washington on Thursday with money and military aid on his mind, analysts say.
Early players in private medicine often focused on volume over quality, turning many Chinese off for-profit care.
join our mailing list