Somalia elections 2022: Why are they important?

This Sunday, Somalia is set to hold its long-awaited presidential elections after delays that heightened political tensions. But why is it significant?

BBC Monitoring's Beverly Ochieng explains why and how the elections hold such importance for the rest of the continent.

Graphic design by Olaniyi Adebimpe and Ifiokabasi Ettang

Produced and edited by Miriam O'Donkor

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