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Somalia’s Incumbent President Progresses to Second Round of Vote

  • Puntland leader, ex-prime minister are also in the running
  • Farmajo seeks to be first Somali president to win re-election
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed

Photographer: Vladimir Smirnov/TASS/Getty Images

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Somalia’s president progressed to the next round of the nation’s presidential elections, though his bid to become the nation’s first leader to be re-elected faced a strong challenge from a regional leader.