Somaliland tallies votes amid social media blackout

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14 November 2017 20:37:39 - Mideast News

Author: AFP Tue, 2017-11-14 21:28 ID: 1510673430974319600 MOGADISHU: Officials in the self-proclaimed state of Somaliland counted votes from a presidential election Tuesday, with a social media blackout expected to last several days until results are announced. The northern territory, which declared independence from the rest of Somalia in 1991, hopes its third... Full article on Somaliland tallies votes amid social media blackout

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