Mogadishu, 1 May 2017 – Germany has donated 70 million euros ($76 million) to Somalia and plans to at least double that amount of assistance to help scale up humanitarian response to the ongoing drought in the Horn of Africa country.
When SRSG Keating addressed this Council two months ago, Somalia’s new cabinet had just been announced and the Secretary-General had just visited the country at a time he aptly described as a moment of both tragedy and hope.
Kismaayo - “The reason behind my political campaigns is to create change,” says Ayaanle Sheikh Hussein. “I believe that Somalia will reap the benefits of positive change, if young people are empowered and hold decision-making positions.”
Mogadishu – Young Somalis across the country turned out in large numbers today to mark Somali Youth Day, an annual event that signifies the beginning of the struggle for independence by a group of young Somalis, who agitated for self-rule under the banner of the Somali Youth Leag