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Saint Paul’s East African Magnet School Wraps Up Inaugural Year with Joyful Celebration and Insightful Reflection

Saint Paul Public Schools tapped Dr. Abdisalam Adam, a seasoned district educator, to helm a new school for the Somali community, following years of reduced enrollment and parental pleas.Dr. Adam’s passion for education sprouted in rural Ethiopia’s Somali region. His elder brother, a globetrotter, decided to take Adam to Nigeria for schooling.In time, Adam journeyed to Saudi Arabia, earned a bachelor's in English, and landed in the U.S. in 1991.Settling in Minnesota, Adam’s teaching career began at Al Amal School in Fridley…

World Bank Forecasts Robust GDP Surge for Somalia and Ethiopia This Year

Ethiopia's growth rate clocked in at 7.0%, a slight dip of 0.2 points from last year's data. In comparison to January's review, the forecast has lifted by 0.2 and 0.6 percent, signaling brighter economic skies for the first and second quarters of this year. Somalia's growth is pegged to firm up at 3.9 percent next year, while Ethiopia's rate is expected to stay at 7.0. Broadly speaking, economic expansion in low-income countries (LICs) hit the brakes last year, slowing to about 3.8 percent. However, the lender predicts a…

Lukaku Considers Saudi Transfer, Revisiting Stance After Initially Snubbing Al-Hilal Last Year

Chelsea is eager to part ways with Romelu Lukaku. Roma, falling short of Chelsea's price tag, has made a transfer to a Saudi club a likely next step for Lukaku. Romelu Lukaku, one year after rebuffing Al-Hilal, is now open to the idea of joining a Saudi Pro League team, as Chelsea aims to divest itself of the striker. Chelsea brought back Lukaku for a hefty £97.5 million in 2021. Post his struggles at Stamford Bridge, he spent subsequent seasons loaned out to Inter and Roma. In the 2023-24 season, Lukaku netted 21 goals…

Southgate Celebrates Bellingham’s Stellar Year Following Champions League Victory

Jude Bellingham is finally unwinding after contributing significantly to Real Madrid's notable accomplishment of clinching the double in his first season with the squad. Gareth Southgate expressed immense joy as Bellingham played a pivotal role in Real Madrid's triumphant Champions League campaign at Wembley. Not only did Los Blancos vanquish Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in the final, they also dominated LaLiga, wrapping up the season 10 points ahead of their closest challengers, Barcelona. Bellingham's exceptional debut season…

Bundesliga’s Top Talent: Leverkusen Sensation Wirtz Earns Player of the Year Award

Florian Wirtz stood out for Bayer Leverkusen this season as the Bundesliga Player of the Year. The team clinched their first-ever top-flight title with Wirtz scoring 11 goals and providing 11 assists. Wirtz played a crucial role in the unbeaten season of Leverkusen, which made them the first German team to achieve this feat. His hat-trick against Werder Bremen sealed the title five matches before the end of the season. The German Cup final against Kaiserslautern and the Europa League final against Atalanta are still ahead…

Unlocking Foden’s Potential: Guardiola Sees Room for Growth Despite Player of the Year Win

According to Pep Guardiola, Phil Foden has the potential to improve further, despite winning the Premier League Player of the Year award at just 23. Foden has played a crucial role in Manchester City's title pursuit this season, scoring 17 goals and assisting 8 in the 2023-24 campaign. This marks Foden's most productive scoring season for City, with only six players outperforming his goal-scoring record in the Premier League. Guardiola commended Foden's impact on the team, attributing their success to his contributions.…

Rising Star Foden Shines Bright – Crowned Premier League’s Player of the Year

Phil Foden has shone for Manchester City this season, showcasing 17 goals and eight assists in the league. Foden, only 23 years old, is a pivotal player in City's pursuit of a fourth Premier League title, with Pep Guardiola's squad needing a victory in their final game against West Ham to secure the championship. Six players have surpassed Foden's goal count, with 17 goals outstripping his expected goals of 10, proving his exceptional finishing skills this season. Additionally, Foden has taken 99 shots and leads City in…

Shocking Report Reveals 28 Instances of Attacks on Somali Journalists in the Last Year

AX - Between May 2023 and May 2024, there have been 28 cases of violations against Somali journalists, including killings and arrests, highlighting Somalia as one of the most perilous environments for journalists. The Federation of Somali Journalists (FESOJ) unveiled its yearly report, entitled "Somali government breached media legislation it formerly supported, undercutting Press Freedom," on Friday, May 3, 2024, World Press Freedom Day. As per the FESOJ report, three journalists lost their lives: one in Abudwaq District,…

One Year Later: The Emergence of a Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan

The ongoing conflict in Sudan has resulted in the loss of thousands of lives and displacement of millions, leading to a dire humanitarian crisis. The UN has issued warnings about the potential for a significant humanitarian disaster in Sudan, with an estimated 3 million children suffering from malnutrition and a quarter of the country's hospitals no longer operational.

in the Badalabougou district, one year after the coup, on

In Mali, August 18, is the first anniversary of the fall of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta's regime. After seven years in office and just two years after his re-election for a second term, the former Malian president is the victim of a military coup. One year later, the residents of Badalabougou, the center of the protest against IBK, are divided.…

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