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Egypt and Somalia discuss humanitarian cooperation

MOGADISHU — The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Khadija Mohamed Diriye met with Egyptian Ambassador to Somalia Mohamed Nasir. During the meeting, which took place at the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management headquarters, the two sides highlighted the importance of working together in difficult situations that …

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Somaliland suspends United Nations cooperation over humanitarian projects

HARGEISA  — The breakaway region of Somaliland has announced the suspension of all humanitarian engagements and other activities of the United Nations in Somaliland. A statement from Somaliland’s Ministry of Planning and Development said co-operation between Somaliland and United Nations agencies had been suspended. “The Ministry of Planning is hereby …

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Puntland state orders UN and INGO workers to pay tax

GAROWE — Somalia’s Puntland state has ordered UN and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) workers to pay tax or their work licenses revoked crackdown on evasion. Puntland Attorney General Mohamed Hared Farah said his office has up to 140 names of people who are working for different NGOs under the UN but …

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Somalia: US agency donates medical items to African troops

MOGADISHU — Uganda Peoples’Defence Forces (UPDF) serving under African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have received medical support donated by “give to the world”, a US organization, in a symbolic handover function at the Sector one headquarters in Mogadishu. The medical items included medicines like; anthelmintic, antifungal, antiallergy, antibiotics (oral), …

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