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Turkey helps set up modern lab at Somali university

MOGADISHU — Turkey’s state-run aid agency has helped set-up a state-of-the-art laboratory at a university in the Somali capital Mogadishu. According to a statement from the Turkish Embassy, Mehmet Yilmaz, the Turkish ambassador to Somalia, cut the ribbon along with other Somali officials to officially open the laboratory. “Glad to participate …

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AMISOM deliver medical supplies to Dhobley GH

KISMAYO — Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have handed over medical equipment to support the delivery of health services in Jubaland State. Donated by Bancroft Global Development and Give to the World – two international non-government organisations that work closely with …

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Southwest state elders meet on conflict resolution

BAIDOA — AMISOM Political Affairs Unit has concluded a training aimed to equip traditional elders with skills to mediate and resolve conflicts and disagreements in their communities. The four-day training on reconciliation and conflict management, held in Baidoa, attracted over 40 traditional elders in the Southwest State of Somalia. The …

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HRW urges justice in Somali health workers’ killings

LONDON — Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday urged Somalia’s authorities to intensify investigations into the abduction and killing of seven health workers and a pharmacist, saying government investigations “have not resulted in arrests or prosecutions.” “On May 27 at about 1:30 p.m., five masked gunmen entered the compound of …

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