Tuesday , 25 February 2020


Somalia and UN sign accord to strengthen efforts to preserve culture and improve education

MOGADISHU —  Somalia and the United Nations culture and education agency yesterday signed an agreement aimed at strengthening efforts to preserve the country’s cultural heritage and improve its educational sector. “Culture and education are vital for the country’s future. After years of conflict, they are vital to the human dimension …

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Kuwait plans donor meeting to fund education in Somalia

KUWAIT (SoOHA) – Kuwait has expressed its determination to hold a donor conference to back education in Somalia next year, Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organizations Affairs Ambassador Nasser Al-Hayen said on Sunday. Speaking before a ministerial meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Somalia, Al-Hayen affirmed Kuwait’s support …

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Somali mother graduates in law alongside daughter and son-in-law

HARGEISA (SoOHA) – A 49-year-old mother of five has graduated from a university in Somaliland alongside her youngest daughter and her son-in-law, in an unusual family celebration of educational ambition and commitment. Sabaad Abdullahi Madar and her daughter Hafsa Abdullahi Husein, 21, graduated from Burao University’s with degrees in law …

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Somalia’s regional states now issuing school certificates

MOGADISHU (SoOHA) – Mohamud Mohamed, 20, who lives in Baidoa, was pleased to collect his school certificate this month from his hometown in southern Somalia, instead of travelling to the capital Mogadishu. “I received a text informing me to collect my certificate in Baidoa,” Mohamed told Radio Ergo. “This is …

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Girls outnumbering boys in some schools in central Somalia

DUSAMAREB (SoOHA) – The number of girls going to school in Mudug region has more than quadrupled over the last two years as a result of free education and awareness campaigns. Mudug regional education commissioner, Ahmed Jama’a Qodeye, told Radio Ergo that the number of girls attending local schools had …

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