Hundreds of joyful people have taken streets of Mogadishu and Nairobi to welcome the new president FarmajoMohammed Abdullahi Farmajo elected Somalia's president The incumbent President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud congratulates the elected president of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi FarmaajoHassan drops out from the race. Farmajo becomes the 9th president of SomaliaOfficial result of the second round of presidential race in Somalia: Farmajo 184, Hassan Sheikh 97, Sheikh Sharif 46Incumbent pres @HEhassansheikh and FM Primier @Farmaajo2017 will contest in the 3rd roundFarmaajo, former Somali PM has been elected as 9th Somali president with over 166 votesIncumbent PM, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has dropped out of the Somalian presidential race. 3 candidates to contest in the 2nd roundFour candidates will go to 2nd round of presidential race in Somalia: Hassan Sheik-88 votes, Farmaajo-70, Sharif sheik Ahmed-49, Omar Abdirashid-37.A Colombian nun was kidnapped in south Mali:a first for that area of the country that is usually quiet Grenade explosion at a restuarent in Beledweyn town where many people were watching the ongoing pres elections on screens .2 woundedAmaq agency qouting ISIS sources say they behind today's terror attack on a hotel in Bosaso town. 6 people reportedly killedSomalia Presidential election just started, the speaker of the parliament Pro jawaari welcomed the MPs and candidates in the venue. Sources inside the airport say the Mogadishu airport, Somalia is not the target of attack. All quietDespite lockdown of Mogadishu reports are coming in that Al Shabab fired 3 mortars at the airport and overrun AU base 25 KM S of capital. Sources say the mortars have not landed near the airport where the pre elections will be held tomorrowAt least 2 mortars landed near Mogadishu'a airport. Somalia, no injuries reported so farLarge explosions thought to be mortars have been heard near Mogadishu'a airportAmisom base in Arbacow village outskirt of Mogadishu is under attack, heavy fighting is going on, residents says. Somalia Shots fired by troops in Ivory Coast army barracks town: residentsSomalia: Nearly 180 Somali PMs are having a lunch with @HEhassansheikh at SYL hotel in MogadishuSomalia: The presidential elections venue has been moved to the airport for security concerns - officialSomalia elections: Two other candidates are expecting to drop out of race for the Presidency. In the coming hours the contest will remain 10 up to 15 Moqadishu . Security has been highlighted ahead of Today 8th presindential vote Several mortar rounds ruined down on African Union (AMISOM) troops' base out Qoryoley town - Media reports Somalia 4 dead, 30 hospitalised amid cholera outbreak in Mahaday, Middle Shabelle Somali governments suspended all flights at Mogadishu airport during the time of the Somalia’s presidential election on Wednesday Nigerians take to streets to protest economic policySomalia govt suspends all flights to and from Mogadishu on Wednesday 8 Feb 2017 - Ministry of transportationAlgeria: ANP discovered and destroyed 2 bivouac shelters used by armed Islamist militants in Bejaïa according to MDN statement

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8 February 2017
Hundreds of joyful people have taken streets of Mogadishu and Nairobi to welcome the new president Farmajo
Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo elected Somalia's president
Somalia: Nearly 180 Somali PMs are having a lunch with @HEhassansheikh at SYL hotel in Mogadishu
Moqadishu . Security has been highlighted ahead of Today 8th presindential vote
Somali governments suspended all flights at Mogadishu airport during the time of the Somalia’s presidential election on Wednesday
Algeria: ANP discovered and destroyed 2 bivouac shelters used by armed Islamist militants in Bejaïa according to MDN statement