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Arrival of U.S. Ambassador to Somalia Donald Y. Yamamoto

The United States is pleased to announce the arrival of the Ambassador Donald Y. Yamamoto to head the United States Mission to the Federal Republic of Somalia.  Ambassador Yamamoto is one of the highest-level U.S. ambassadors on the African continent, a symbol of the significance that the United States places on our relationship with the ...
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United States Supports Somali Girls’ Transformation through Education

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new partnership with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) to improve access to quality education for Somali young women and girls.  The United States is contributing $5 million to DFID’s already existing $33.7 million Girls’ Education Challenge – Transition (GEC-T) program, a ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Mission to Somalia

November 10, 2018 Location: Mogadishu, Somalia Event: The U.S. Mission to Somalia reminds U.S. citizens that terrorists continue to plan attacks against hotels, guesthouses, and office buildings.  These groups may also target public gatherings, demonstrations, and other public and private locations. Actions to Take: Review your personal security plans and carry a communication device. Notify ...
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United States Condemns November 9 Terrorist Attack in Mogadishu

The United States condemns the November 9 terrorist attack on the Sahafi Hotel in Mogadishu and sends condolences to the families and friends of those killed and wounded. We commend the swift response of the Somali security forces that quickly ended the attack and restored order. The United States remains a committed partner with the ...
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United States Stands with Somalis on Anniversary of October 14 Attack

 The United States stands with the people and government of the Federal Republic of Somalia to commemorate the victims of the horrific October 14, 2017 terrorist attack in Mogadishu that killed 587 innocent Somali citizens and injured hundreds more.  We continue to extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims and ...
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