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Enhancing Food Security and Climate Resilience in Somalia: UN Initiative

The JOSP aims to bolster community resilience along the Shabelle River against climate upheavals. It intends to enhance water availability, cut down flood and drought risks, and rev up agricultural yields. “This initiative is set to grant water access to 368,887 individuals across five districts, lower flood menace for 1.5 million folks, and ease drought repercussions for 1.65 million people,” FAO divulged in a communique from Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, on Wednesday night. FAO underscores that ramped-up local food…

Enhancing Africa’s Development: A Fresh Approach to Financial Support

The African Development Bank Group has introduced a new Ten-Year Strategy 2024–2033 to enhance financing of Africa’s development agenda. The strategy aims to address pressing challenges and boost economic growth on the continent. During the launch of the strategy at the Bank Group’s Annual Meetings in Nairobi, President Akinwumi Adesina emphasized the importance of supporting African countries in the next decade. He highlighted the need to accelerate growth in the face of economic challenges. The impact of the COVID-19…

Enhancing Defense Cooperation: Somalia Deepens Strategic Partnership with Turkey

Somalia and Turkey are strengthening military ties to enhance security and stability. Minister Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur met his Turkish counterpart Yaşar Güler to discuss close cooperation between the two countries. The defense pact signed earlier this year shows Turkey's commitment to investing in Somalia's security forces. The GorGor elite troops have been trained and equipped by Turkey to fight against the Al-Shabab militants. The GorGor troops have been instrumental in eliminating Al-Shabab threats in Somalia. The…

Enhancing Bilateral Ties: Somali Prime Minister Convenes with Swedish Justice Secretary

In Mogadishu, Somali PM Hamza Abdi Barre met with Anders Hall, State Secretary of the Swedish Ministry of Justice. Barre and Mr. Hall talked about strengthening the ties between Somalia and Sweden in various beneficial areas. Barre commended Sweden for its support and encouraged more contribution to Somalia's development and democratization efforts. Mr. Hall praised the Somali government's firm stand against international terrorism and recognized progress in security against the Kharijites. Sweden, a major donor to…

10 Effective Low-Impact Workouts for Enhancing Your Strength as You Get Older

Keeping your body strong and active as you age is crucial for staying independent and thriving. But not everyone has the time or desire to spend countless hours at the gym doing intense workouts. The good news is that's where gentle strength training exercises come in handy. As you age, these exercises can be just as effective, if not more so, in keeping your body strong and resilient. We chatted with Mike Masi, CPT, a certified personal trainer at Garage Gym Reviews, who shares the 10 best…

UN Commits to Enhancing Somalia’s Aviation Industry

In Mogadishu, the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) is dedicated to enhancing the country's aviation industry. Aisa Kacyira Kirabo, Head of UNSOS and UN Assistant Secretary-General, commended the government's collaboration with UNSOS in improving aviation services for Somali security forces and aviation workers. "We aim to empower Somalia with dignity, and we will stand by you every step of the way," Kacyira stated in Mogadishu. The aviation capacity-building initiative, spearheaded by Ernest Manzano, chief…

Enhancing Counter Explosive Skills: ATMIS Collaborates with Somali Troops to Combat Threats

In Mogadishu, around 80 African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) and Somalia security officers have started a three-day training session to enhance their skills in detecting and preventing improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The United Nations Action Service (UNMAS) is leading the training to boost the capacity of Somalia's security forces in countering IED threats in populated areas and major supply routes. These routes are crucial for military and humanitarian operations. ATMIS stated that the participants…

Enhancing Security: Somaliland and Ethiopia Forge Partnership for Police Training Initiative

Hargeisa (AX) - Somaliland and Ethiopia have inked a pact in Addis Ababa, in which Ethiopia will provide training for new police units in Somaliland. A post on the Somaliland Police Force's Facebook page revealed on Thursday that Deputy Commissioner General Mesfin Abebe, President of the Ethiopia Police University, and Gen. Abdi Ahmed Tiir, head of training for the Somaliland Police Force, signed the agreement for police training. However, specific details about the deal were not disclosed. The agreement came after a…

Enhancing Collaboration: Kenya and Somalia Forge Stronger Ties at Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting in Nairobi

Nairobi - High-ranking officials from Somalia and Kenya are currently participating in the Kenya-Somalia Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) meeting in Kenya, scheduled to run from May 3 to May 6, 2024. Leading the Somali delegation is Mohamed Fatir, the Director of Africa at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, along with Ambassador Jabril Ibrahim Abdulle, who serves as the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia to Kenya. The conference is divided into two parts: the joint technical…

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