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Paris Club Creditors Agree to Cancel $1.4 Billion of Somali Debt

WASHINGTON/PARIS (SONNA): The Paris Club of creditor nations agreed on Tuesday to restructure Somalia’s debt, including immediately canceling …

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Statement about joint Somali Army, U.S partners’ operation against Al-Shabaab

Mogadishu 01 April 2020, The Federal Government of Somalia and the United States Government have been working in cooperation to rid Somalia from the oppre…

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Former Somali PM Dies of Coronavirus in London

Former Somali Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein has died of coronavirus at a London hospital, the family told VOA’s Somali service.

Relatives of the forme…

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Southwest State Parliament elects Ambassador Fiqi as new speaker

Mogadishu (SONNA):-Southwest State Parliament on Wednesday elected Ambassador Dr. Ali Said Fiqi as the new speaker after the State’s second parl…

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U.S. Government provides nearly $274 million in emergency health, humanitarian assistance to help combat COVID-19

Mogadishu(SONNA): The U.S. Government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health assistance response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As part of this comp…

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Turkish coast guard hold 50 EU-bound migrants off İzmir coast

Ankara(SONNA)-A total of 50 asylum seekers of various nationalities were held in western Turkey after attempting to cross into Greece by rubber boat, loc…

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Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia for One Year, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2516 (2020)

The Security Council decided unanimously on 30 March 2020 to extend the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) …

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Somalia Livestock Price Bulletin, March 2020

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET co

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STATEMENT FROM THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM IN SOMALIA ON ITS SUPPORT TO CONTAIN COVID-19

Mogadishu (SONNA): Somalia, like many other countries in the world, is facing the unprecedented challenge of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) …

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February | The Drought Diaries: Aadan Mohammed, Somalia

Aadan is still in the Bay region looking after his brother who has TB, but is planning to return home in March.

He has thought about planting his brother’s fie…