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Nuura Mahamoud Mouse, 35, victim of FGM. She refused to practice the mutilation on her six daughters. Daami area, Hargeisa. Somaliland. 2015
By SomalilandPress On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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Somaliland:The Practice of Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation (F.G.M) is the partial or total cutting or removal of the external female genitalia for cultural and social reasons. It is usually performed on girls between the ages of 5 and 10. The girls More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Somaliland to Harvard: How this student beat the odds

Abdisamad Adan could barely carry a conversation in English five years ago, but he’s just been accepted to study at Harvard University. He credits the dramatic change in his fortunes to Somaliland’s More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 21st, 2015

My volunteer experience at Hargeisa School of Social Work, University of Hargeisa

By Dr. Susie Young The rows of listening students, the laptop and power point slides, may have been the familiar pattern of my last 20 years of life as a university lecturer. But partway through explaining some More...

By MGoth On Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Somaliland:It’s inherent in our curriculum

By Hassan Muse A mere walk across the universities in our country has it all; the promising bulk of our people are eventually getting hold of a bachelor degree. Yet we should rightly wonder: of what good use is More...

By MGoth On Saturday, December 27th, 2014

A voice from Awdal Says Zamzam Abdi Adan is a beacon of hope for Somaliland education

We ‘‘Somalilanders’’ belong the same region of Somaliland that must unite its perceptions and its ways of conducts. Acting on this point, the ultimate vision of all well established societies is to make More...

By MGoth On Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Somaliland:Abaarso School of Science and Technology Update Spring 2013

1st graduating class sending 7 students to US colleges, including MIT, Oberlin and Georgetown Strong new placement into US boarding schools Value of scholarships received by students now exceeds total invested More...

By SomalilandPress On Friday, May 17th, 2013

Lewiston’s Zam Zam Mohamud becomes first Somali immigrant on school board

LEWISTON, Maine — Zam Zam Mohamud, described as popular and well-regarded in the community by a Bates College professor, is the city’s first Somali to serve on the Lewiston School Committee. Her appointment More...

By MGoth On Monday, May 13th, 2013

Edu-corruption and Mis-education in Ethiopia

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” said Nelson Mandela. For the late Meles Zenawi and his apostles (the Melesistas) in Ethiopia, the reverse is true: Ignorance is the More...

By MGoth On Friday, May 10th, 2013
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Somaliland: EARTH University Visits Abaarso School

EARTH University, a leader in agricultural education and a MasterCard Foundation Scholars partner, sent a representative to visit Abaarso School and interview 6 of its students for potential scholarships to EARTH.  More...

By MGoth On Thursday, May 9th, 2013
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Somaliland: The Role of Educators in Developing Somaliland using cultivation of knowledge strategy

By: Mohamed Ali, Bsc, M. Eng. Educators play a great role when it comes to developing a society that live in a particular country. In our country Somaliland, many our nomadic agro-pastoralist people are becoming More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Somaliland: Education in Somalia essential to promoting peace

by John Price Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Mubarik Mohamoud, a 12th-grader who wants to be an electrical engineer, has been accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nadira, an 11th-grader, wants to More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Somaliland meets giant education challenge

Less than one third of school-aged children in Somaliland receive education, and even these low numbers represent a doubling of schooling rates in one decade. An NGO is behind much of the success. The Hargeisa-based More...

By MGoth On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Somaliland: Abaarso School’s Student Gains Full Scholarship to Historic US University

Nimo Ahmed Ismail, 4th year student at Abaarso School of Science and Technology, just received her acceptance letter to Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio.  In the acceptance letter, Oberlin noted that Nimo’s “intellectual More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Somaliland: Parents Condemn the False Allegations against Abaarso Tech

Parents of students learning at the prestigious Abaarso Tech have strongly condemned the recent posting of a fabricated report with the intent to harm the image of the Institution by some media outlets during a More...

Ferhan shows off his kale from his farm in Ruqi
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Somaliland Farmers Learn Math, Reading, and Agricultural Skills

Ferhan shows off his kale from his farm in Ruqi (photo/GoodFood World). (NOTE: We believe this article is important and warrants publication because of its value highlighting the plight of East African farmers. More...

Technical Veterinary School students take part in a field activity April 18th in the Somaliland town of Sheikh. [Tony Karumba /AFP]
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Increased educational opportunities in Somaliland lead to greater professionalism

Technical Veterinary School students take part in a field activity April 18th in the Somaliland town of Sheikh. [Tony Karumba /AFP] Unlike her older siblings, Amran Yonis, a 22-year-old business administration student More...

President Hassan Sh. Mohamud with EU special envoy to Somalia Michele Cervone d'Urso
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

EU grants $200 million to Somalia for security, education

The European Union has given Somalia 158 million euros ($200 million) to improve education, the legal system and security, its new envoy said on Saturday, as the Horn of Africa nation tries to recover from more More...

Somali Ambassador in Ankara applauds Turkish support
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, October 29th, 2012

250 Somali students get Turkish scholarships

Somali Ambassador to Turkey visits Somali students in Istanbul (Somali Embassy staff). Somali students numbering 250 offered scholarships at higher learning institutions in Turkey flew from Mogadishu last week. More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Djibouti language school graduates 80 during ceremony

Abdoul-Wahed Mohamed Ibrahim (left), a Noural-Imam Institute graduate, shows his father the Advanced English course completion certificate he received during a ceremony Oct. 11, 2012, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. More...

Somaliland students graduate from Admas University
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, October 18th, 2012

VIDEO: Hundreds graduate from Admas University in Somaliland

A well organized graduation ceremony for the second batch of students has been held in Hargeisa. The reception was attended by Somaliland Vice President Abdirahman Abdullahi Ismail and Ethiopia’s representative More...