1st December marks a new beginning, for Prishtina with Shpend Ahmeti winning the local elections to become Mayor of Prishtina.
People crowded into Mother Theresa took to hear his victorious speech. Vowing to remove all the illegally built apartment blocks by restoring Prishtina and giving it back to the people. Flags were flying and fireworks lit up the night sky. People were saying that they now feel optimistic, of the future of Prishtina. One saying “I have never felt this excited since June 1999”
Meanwhile in Gjakova, Mimoza Kusari-Lila won the top job and becomes the first woman to lead a municipality in the Republic of Kosovo.