"Watershed" political moment for the future of Somalia

Michael Keating. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

The Somali government has agreed on a new electoral model, in what the top UN official in the country has called a "watershed" moment.

The agreement lays out the structure of an envisioned federal government for the conflict-ridden country.

The Horn of Africa country has experienced more than two decades of political turmoil and violence. Elections are due to take place there later this year.

Veronica Reeves has compiled this report.

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