Somalia is set to hold elections after delays that heightened political tensions
Political leaders agreed in May on a framework for parliamentary elections to be held within 60 days which, many hope, will avert a crisis that could push the fragile Horn of Africa country into political violence.
BBC Monitoring’s Beverly Ochieng explains why 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
Executive producer: Marko Zoric