U.S. Mission Announces Grant Opportunity in Honor of Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8, 2019) and Women’s History Month in the United States (March 2019), U.S. Ambassador to Somalia Donald Y. Yamamoto met with a distinguished group of women Somali journalists and announced a small grant opportunity to advance the position of women in journalism.  Journalists in Somalia have some of ...
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Press Statement: Overview of U.S. Support to Somalia Economic Development

The United States is proud to support the people and government of Somalia as they seek to create a better tomorrow, including through economic development and job creation.  The United States is committed to providing up to $74 million in investment for these programs.  This week, U.S. Ambassador to Somalia Donald Y. Yamamoto visited with ...
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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 Extends Condolences for Death of Journalist Abdullahi Osman

The United States extends condolences to the family of journalist Abdullahi Osman Moalim, who succumbed to injuries sustained from an al–Shabaab terrorist attack on September 10 in Beledweyne.  Abdullahi worked for Jubbaland TV and Radio Codka Hiiraan. The United States condemns al–Shabaab and its indiscriminate attacks on the Somali people. We salute and encourage Somali ...
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Country Reports on Terrorism 2016

Country Reports on Terrorism 2016 is submitted in compliance with Title 22 of the United States Code, Section 2656f (the “Act”), which requires the Department of State to provide to Congress a full and complete annual report on terrorism for those countries and groups meeting the criteria of the Act. Beginning with the report for 2004, it replaced the previously ...
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