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U.S. Attends Closing Ceremony of Anti-Money Laundering Course

Representatives of the United States Mission to Somalia attended the closing ceremony of a five-day long training on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing.  The training was funded by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) at the U.S. Department of State and conducted by the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).  Participants from ...
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Mogadishu Book Fair Closing Reception

For the fourth year in a row, the United States Government sponsored the Mogadishu Book Fair (MBF) in support of the Somali-driven campaign for literacy and learning. The three-day event, held from August 21-23 at the Sahal terminal, attracted thousands of participants each day.  Somali talent, both local and diaspora, awed the audience with readings ...
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SOMALIA’S INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS ON JUBALAND’S ELECTORAL PROCESS

With a view to promoting stability and preserving unity among the communities of Jubaland, Somalia’s international partners (Canada, Ethiopia, European Union, Finland, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, African Union Mission in Somalia [AMISOM], Intergovernmental Authority on Development [IGAD] and United Nations) have engaged all stakeholders in Jubaland to ...
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New AFRICOM Commander Visits Somalia

The commander of U.S. Africa Command visited Somalia on August 7 as part of his first trip to the African continent since taking command on July 26. General Stephen Townsend met w ith the Prime Minister of Somalia, the U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, Donald Yamamoto, and senior Somali military leadership in Mogadishu. The visit offered ...
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