Saturday, July 24, 2021

Somaliland: With a 7% Chance, Yasin Makes it to Full Prestigious MIT Scholarship

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Like generations before him, Yasin Yousuf was destined to herd camels, goats and sheep. However, fate took the 22-year-old from Somaliland down a most...

UNICEF Condemns Attack on School in Nigeria, 300 Girls Missing

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An attack on a secondary school in northwest Nigeria on Friday in which several hundred girls are still missing has been condemned by the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF. The agency’s representative in the country,...

COVID-19 Makes World Appreciate Importance of Human Contact

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Touch is the only sense crucial to humans’ survival It has been 11 months since anyone hugged Larry. The 62-year-old accountant lives alone in Chicago, which...

Somaliland Sets Aside Hefty Budget to Attend to 40% Out-of-School Basic Needs

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As the world marks the third International Day of Education, the Somaliland government announced the construction of 31 new schools in the rural areas of the...

Somaliland Adult Education Programme Targets Women

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Safi Mohamed Jama, a middle-aged mother and a cleaner at Somaliland’s finance ministry, is determined to change the course of her life and career...

Chevening Program Trains Leaders of Tomorrow – UK Representative in Somaliland Republic

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The Chevening Scholarships took on 7 winners from the Republic of Somaliland last year and are sending more women than men - the first...

Applications for the UK Government’s Chevening Scholarships open – Press Release

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Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK are open between 3 September and 3 November 2020, with applications to be submitted via...

Somaliland Looks up to Own Resources to Educate 600K Out-of-School Kids

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The Republic of Somaliland says it can provide schooling to over half-a-million school-age kids if it prudently exploited an abundance of under-utilized resources in...

Controversy Shrouds Mass Failures of Mogadishu Students in Somalia National Exam

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Somalia’s education policymakers are under pressure to explain how secondary schools in the capital Mogadishu reported massive failure in the national examination, while those in...

Kenya: Schools Close in North-east Kenya After al-Shabaab Targets Teachers

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Authorities face criticism for withdrawing teaching staff from an already marginalised region where education is badly needed A series of targeted killings of schoolteachers by...