Daily Archives: October 8, 2014

Minneapolis could be the first with a sister city in Somalia

If City Council approves, it would be a first for any U.S. city. Somali leaders in Minneapolis will ask the City Council this week to consider adding a Somali community to its list of sister cities — a move that would be … read more »

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UN in Somalia welcomes recovery of port city from insurgents

United Nations — The top United Nations official in Somalia today welcomed the recovery of the port city Barawe from Al-Shabaab fighters, the first time it has been in Somali control for more than two decades. “I encourage any remaining … read more »

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Somalis alienated from Norwegian job market

A growing number of Somali immigrants are feeling humiliated by The Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV), a new report shows.Independent research foundation Fafo’s study (in Norwegian) NAV’s treatment of this group has a negative effect on their trust in … read more »

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How ATMs have taken over the world

Somalia’s first ever ATM machine was unveiled in Mogadishu this week, a major step for a country that has struggled with instability and war. “I have been staying in Mogadishu for longer than I originally planned so I ran out … read more »

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