Monday , 24 February 2020


Hargeisa job fair helps youth find jobs

HARGEISA — A two-day job fair held in Hargeisa, has helped 50 young people, including 20 women, find gainful employment. The job fair billed as the first of its kind in Hargeisa was held on 29 and 30 December 2019 and was attended by local companies and 300 job seekers. …

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IOM signs new cooperation agreement with Somalia

MOGADISHU (SoOHA) – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today signed a new cooperation agreement with the Federal Government of Somalia, which underlines both parties’ mutual interest to strengthen cooperation and to work together on migration issues to promote economic and social development. The agreement was signed in Mogadishu by IOM …

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Somalia, Turkey discuss cooperation in wake of floods

MOGADISHU (SoOHA) – Officials from Turkey and Somalia met on Friday in Mogadishu to discuss crucial issues concerning the two countries. Somalia’s Energy and Water Resources Minister Fawzia Mohamed Sheikh received Turkey’s Ambassador to Mogadishu Mehmet Yilmaz in her office in the capital. Topping the meeting agenda was the floods …

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Somalia and UNDP launch new US$10 m project for pastoralist communities

MOGADISHU (SoOHA) – Somalia and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launched a new US$10 million climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure access to diminishing water supplies. More than 360,000 farmers and pastoralists are set to benefit from sustainable water management, expanded drought, and flood early-warning systems and …

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Qatar affirms support for Somalia’s development

DOHA (SoOHA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has said that the State of Qatar will continue to be a key supporter of Somalia and will spare no effort in providing the necessary assistance for development plans and programmes …

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Somali women kick start processes on peacebuilding

MOGADISHU (SoOHA) – A cross-section of Somali women met on Monday in Mogadishu to kick start a process towards the development of a National Action Plan (NAP) to strengthen their participation in peacebuilding and socio-economic progress in the stabilization and rebuilding efforts for Somalia. Representing women in politics, civil society and …

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