Augustine P. Mahiga

By benim
In Article
Nov 25th, 2012
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By Abdisamad Mooge “Kayse” OPINION “I am no regional president,” Ahmed Silanyo of Somaliland region proclaimed after receiving a letter from Augustine P. Mahiga, the United Nations Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS), this weekend. Th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Somali
Nov 2nd, 2012
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The United Nations Security Council has extended the mandate of the international peacekeeping force providing support to the Government of Somalia in its efforts to bring peace and stability to the Horn of African country. “Noting the exceptional circumstances in New York City arising from Hurricane...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 9th, 2012
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Somali lawmakers are scheduled to choose the next president Monday, moving the nation a step closer to its first stable central government since the 1991 ouster of a dictator. The new parliament, which was selected last month, will hold a ballot to choose the president from about two dozen candidates...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 8th, 2012
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Somalia’s 25 presidential hopefuls were campaigning ahead of an election due Monday, the final stage of a UN-backed process to set up a new administration for the war-torn country. The election has been delayed several times – having already missed an August 20 deadline – but intern...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Jan 26th, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 26, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union High Representative for Somalia H.E. Jerry John Rawlings paid a one day visit to Mogadishu where he held meetings with various stakeholders as part of the AU’s continued efforts to resolve the cu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 7th, 2012
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MOGADISHU, Somalia, January 7, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Ambassador Augustine Mahiga today expressed deep concern over the continuing parliamentary dispute in Mogadishu. He called on all parties to refrain fr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 14th, 2011
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NEW YORK, December 14, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On Tuesday 13 December, the members of the Security Council heard a briefing from Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the situation in Somalia. The members of the Security Council welcomed the landmark 9 December visit of the Secretar...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 6th, 2011
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Somali leaders adopted a roadmap on Tuesday designed to lead to elections within a year and end a string of fragile transition governments that have failed to bring peace to the anarchic Horn of Africa nation. According to the road map, the aim is to hold polls by August 20 next year for members of [...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 3rd, 2011
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Nairobi – Somali leaders will hold a rare three-day conference in the war-torn capital Mogadishu next week in an effort to resolve 20 years of turmoil and set up plans for a new government. The UN-backed meeting will gather leaders of the Transitional Federal Government as well from the breakaw...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 16th, 2011
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New York – The United Nations Security Council announced late on Monday that a meeting would be held on September 4-6 in Somalia to design a plan for building the war-torn country’s government during the next year. Augustine Mahiga, the UN’s special representative on Somalia, is org...