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Woman leaders in Puntland take leadership and advocacy training

Women leaders from nine regions in Puntland have been trained in political campaigning and gender equality advocacy this month, by the Puntland Ministry of Women’s Development and Family Affairs. The…  


First ever Mogadishu Tech Summit shows leadership and talent of young Somalis

Somalia’s first ever Tech Summit took place in Mogadishu this week, with a focus on youth and using technology to build a sustainable future in a global digital world. Over a thousand people took…  


Young people flock to African Science Week across 7 Somali Cities

A first ever African Science Week has taken place across 7 Somali cities this month, giving young people in each city the chance to gain first-hand experience of some of the key methods and practices…  


Clean gas cylinders distributed to over 300 women in Mogadishu as part of alternative to charcoal plan

The Federal Ministry of Livestock, Forest and Range, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has distributed six hundred cylinders of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) to over…  


New dam brings clean water to 5,000 people in southern Puntland

A new 5,000 cubic metre earth dam near Yombays Village in the Nugaal area of Puntland, Northern Somalia, will bring clean, safe water to over 5,000 people in the area, of which over 4,000 people are…  


Federal Government restates commitment to one-person-one vote elections in 2020; calls on international community to continue to support inclusive political processes

At a meeting this week in Mogadishu, the Federal Government and officials from the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) have reiterated their commitment to holding one-person-one-vote…  


Federal Government holds public consultation on security and peace in Mogadishu; as part of a series of public meetings around the country

The Federal Ministry of Internal Security and Benadir Regional Administration have hosted a three day public consultation this week in Mogadishu, to present the Government’s security initiatives and…  


Italian Government contributes 2.4 million Euro to Somalia to support national governance, youth employment and aid delivery

The Italian Government has this week contributed 2.4 million Euro to Somalia under a United Nations (UN) Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) agreement. The funding will support national governance and…  


Somali Government Signs up to Western Indian Ocean Ecosystem Initiative

The Government of Somalia has this week signed up to a regional marine partnership initiative to ensure the sustainability of the livelihoods, environment and resources of the Western Indian Ocean.…  


Somali Government and United Nations call for investment in alternative energy and strong policies to halt charcoal trade

At the closing of the international conference on charcoal in Mogadishu this week, the Government of Somalia and the United Nations have jointly called for stronger national and regional policies, and…  

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