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AMISOM troops support a primary school in Barawe

BARAWE — AMISOM Ugandan contingent has donated items to Embresso Primary School in Barawe district, to support the delivery of education services in the South West State of Somalia. Col. Edward Kaddu, the commander of the Uganda Battle Group XXIX who represented the Contingent Commander, Brig. Gen. Richard Otto handed …

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Free education program for women launched in Hargeisa

HARGEISA — A free education program for women has been launched in Hargeisa, benefiting 250 women. The women will be trained in handicrafts such as sewing, cooking, and other skills, in collaboration with SOHASCO and UNFPA, and implemented by Y-PEER. Speaking at the training, the director of SOHASCO said that …

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Muse Bihi attends this year’s Amoud graduation ceremony

BORAMA — The President of the Republic of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi attended this year’s graduation ceremony of Amoud University’s 19th batch, graduating from various faculties of the University. The graduation ceremony was held at the Amoud University campus in Borama on Saturday. The President was accompanied by members of …

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Gunmen kill 5 Quran teachers in southern Somalia

MOGADISHU — Several gunmen killed at least five Quran teachers and wounded several other people during readings from the holy book in southern Somalia, officials said. The attack this morning in the town of Rage Ele in the Middle Shabelle region, killing innocent civilians and religion teachers, was “unacceptable,” said …

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Feature: The danger with massive failure in exams for Somalia

MOGADISHU — An umbrella body for schools in Somalia wants Education Minister Abdullahi Godah Barre fired for “creating a crisis” in the country after thousands of candidates scored below average marks in national exams. The School Association for Formal Education [SAFE]said the failures in the exams could create fertile grounds …

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Education minister rejects Puntland exam certificates, again

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s education minister Abdullahi Godah Bare has once again said that students from Puntland state who have not sat for the official standardized test will not have their final certificates recognized by the Mogadishu administration on Friday. The minister also called on the Puntland politicians to take the …

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Godah lays foundation stone of agricultural school in Bal’ad

BAL’AD — Acting Minister of Education, Culture and Higher Education of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Abdullahi Godah Barre on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of the new School for the Agriculture in Bal’ad district in Middle Shabelle region in Hirshabelle State, SONNA reported. Bal’ad District Commissioner, Qasim Ali …

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