US, UN concerned over corrupt Somali transition
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US, UN concerned over corrupt Somali transition

Nairobi : Kenya | Aug 14, 2012 at 11:27 AM PDT
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The international community say it's increasingly concerned that intimidation and corruption are marring the selection of a new Somali parliament. That task remains unfinished less than a week before the government's U.N. mandate expires...Embassy said Tuesday that it shares concerns of the African Union and the United Nations over "multiple credible reports of intimidation and corruption" in the selection of the country's new 275-member parliament. Since 2004, Somalia has been led by the U.N.-approved Transitional Federal Government...Somali leaders still must nominate a parliament that will in turn vote in a president. On the plus side, Somali leaders recently adopted a new constitution. Somalia hasn't had a powerful central government since 1991, when the country collapsed into chaos.

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