World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

List of Presidents of Somaliland

 

List of Presidents of Somaliland

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Somaliland
See also

This is a list of Presidents of Somaliland, a self-declared republic that is internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia.[1][2] The government of Somaliland regards itself as the successor state to British Somaliland, which was independent for a few days in 1960 as the State of Somaliland.[3][4] The President of Somaliland is an executive head of state, also functioning as the head of government. There is no Prime Minister.

Contents

  • Presidents of Somaliland (1991–present) 1
  • Affiliations 2
  • Latest election 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Presidents of Somaliland (1991–present)

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
28 May 1991 to 16 May 1993 Abdirahman Ahmed Ali Tuur, President SNM
16 May 1993 to 3 May 2002 Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal, President SNM/UDUB Died in office.
3 May 2002 to 27 July 2010 Dahir Riyale Kahin, President UDUB
27 July 2010 to Present Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, President KULMIYE

Affiliations

Latest election

 Summary of the 26 June 2010 Somaliland presidential election results
Candidate Running mate Party Votes %
Ahmed Mahamoud Silanyo Abdirahman Saylici KULMIYE 266,906 49.59
Dahir Riyale Kahin Ahmed Yusuf Yasin UDUB 178,881 33.23
Faysal Cali Warabe Mohammad Rashid UCID 92,459 17.18
Valid votes 538,246 100.00
Invalid votes not reported
Total 538,246 100.00
Electorate and turnout 1,069,914 50.31
Source: Somaliland National Electoral Commission (PDF)

See also

References

  1. ^ "The Transitional Federal Charter of the Somali Republic" (PDF).   "The Somali Republic shall have the following boundaries. (a) North; Gulf of Aden. (b) North West; Djibouti. (c) West; Ethiopia. (d) South south-west; Kenya. (e) East; Indian Ocean."
  2. ^ Gettleman, Jeffrey (2009-06-02). "No Winner Seen in Somalia's Battle With Chaos". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-02-02. 
  3. ^ "Somaliland Marks Independence After 73 Years of British Rule" (fee required). The New York Times. 1960-06-26. p. 6. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 
  4. ^ "How Britain said farewell to its Empire". BBC News. 23 July 2010. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.