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IMF Allocates $10 Million to Somalia, Praises Impressive Reform Efforts

In a recent move, the IMF's Executive Board approved a $10 million disbursement to Somalia for budget support under the ECF program, bringing the total amount received to $50 million. Following the completion of the first review of the ECF arrangement for Somalia, Ms. Antoinette Sayeh, the Deputy Managing Director and Acting Chair, praised the Somali authorities for their strong commitment to reform after meeting the requirements of the HIPC Initiative in December 2023. Ms. Sayeh highlighted Somalia's impressive…

Unleashing the Full Potential of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud’s DFS Reforms: A Comprehensive Review of Progress.

The Federal Government of Somalia under President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has faced political, economic, and security challenges threatening the stability of the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS). These challenges include: 1. Escalating Al Shabaab threats in the first phase of Hirshabelle and Galmudug regions with global alarm following the first phase's Al Shabaab attack. International Crisis Group's findings support this by stating that DFS and Regional Governments are unable to defeat Al Shabaab due to their evolving…

FC Dallas outshines LA Galaxy: Estevez praises visitors’ remarkable progress

In the upcoming MLS match on Wednesday, the LA Galaxy will go head-to-head against FC Dallas. Both teams are currently enjoying impressive unbeaten streaks of five games each. Nico Estevez believes FC Dallas has shown significant improvement as they gear up for a challenging series of away games, starting with their match against the LA Galaxy. The team from Dallas has managed to remain undefeated in their last five matches across all competitions, with three victories and two draws. This comes after a stretch of just one…

Ethiopia-North Western of Somalia Red Sea Agreement: Unstoppable Progress towards Implementation

HARGEISA, Somalia - North Western of Somalia President Muse Bihi Abdi expressed confidence in the unstoppable progress of the Ethiopia-North Western of Somalia Red Sea deal, dismissing opponents as being in denial and urging them to acknowledge reality. Despite some resistance from Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who accuses Ethiopia of violating Somalia's territorial integrity, Bihi remains positive about the MoU's implementation. Bihi assured that the Memorandum Of Understanding signed with Ethiopia will soon be…

Al-Shabaab Undermines Progress Made by President of Somalia

In Mogadishu, Somalia, Al-Shabaab has criticized President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's accomplishments, calling him a 'serial failure'. Mohamud has been in power for three years since replacing Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, promising to defeat the group within two years. Al-Shabaab claims that Mohamud has not succeeded in his goals, pointing to various attacks by the group on Somali government forces in Gal’ad, Awsweyne, and El-Lahelay. The government's efforts to combat Al-Shabaab began under Mohamud's leadership. State media…

Ten Hag Encouraged by Man Utd’s Progress, Pledges to Restore FA Cup Glory at Old Trafford

Erik ten Hag remains optimistic about Manchester United's season and is determined to secure victory in the FA Cup. Despite a challenging campaign, United revived their European aspirations with a 3-2 win against Newcastle at Old Trafford. After the game, Ten Hag addressed the fans, expressing gratitude for their unwavering support and assuring them of the players' commitment. The upcoming clash against Manchester City in May offers a chance to salvage some positivity from the season, according to the uncertain future of…

Exploring Human Rights in Somalia: A Look at Progress and Challenges as Assessed by UN Expert

Ms. Isha Dyfan, the United Nations' Expert on Human Rights in Somalia, recently wrapped up her five-day visit to the country, marking her third official trip since being appointed by the Human Rights Council in May 2020. Throughout her stay, Dyfan met with Somali government officials, UN representatives, and various international partners to evaluate the current human rights landscape in Somalia. At a press conference in Mogadishu, Ms. Dyfan highlighted the progress made by the government since her last visit in November…

Commitment to Protecting Security Progress in Somalia Before Troop Withdrawal: AU’s Pledge

A high-ranking group from the African Union Commission has finished their evaluation visit to Somalia, affirming their commitment to maintaining the valuable progress made in stabilizing the region before the withdrawal of AU peacekeeping forces. Led by Cheick Dembele, head of the Peace Support Operations Division, the delegation assured Somalis of a seamless handover of security responsibilities after the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) departs in December. "We must handle this transition…

Discover How Soon You’ll See Progress on Your Weight Loss Journey

Navigating a weight-loss journey can be compared to riding an airplane. Once you take off, there may be some unexpected turbulence along the way, but touching down at your final destination makes everything well worth it. However, while you're experiencing that so-called "turbulence," you may wonder when you'll see noticeable changes on the scale and in your physique. That's why we're breaking down exactly how long it takes to see weight-loss results. When it comes down to it, your answer lies in…

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