HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Presidential elections in the breakaway republic of Somaliland scheduled for the year 2008 have been postponed thrice now. That delay has caused friction between President Dahir Riyale and the opposition.

Somalilands neighbours have been keenly following the unfolding events amidst concern that delaying the elections further may trigger trouble in this region that has enjoyed relative peace while the rest of Somalia remains at war. Yassin Juma reports.

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Source: NTV Kenya, 4 January 2010