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The U.S. Welcomes Confirmation of New Prime Minister

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The mission of American public diplomacy is to support the achievement of U.S. foreign policy goals and objectives ... and influencing foreign public and by expanding and strengthening the relationship between the people and Government of the United States and citizens of the rest of the world, including Somali Diaspora Worldwide.

Somalia: UNSC Diplomacy in Action 2015

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Ambassador Nicholas Kay provides Reporter with exclusive analysis of the recent political developments in the Somali Regions, the role the UNSOM has played in Somalia for peace, security and reconstruction efforts for new Somalia in 2016 . 

Counter-Piracy Lite? The EU's Soft Security

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Operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR) has unquestionably grabbed the limelight as the EU’s most important contribution to combating piracy. However, that mission’s mandate ends in 2014, and while it may be extended it appears to be scaling down as the piracy epidemic off the coast of Somalia has much reduced.

Somalia: Global Anti-Piracy Conference in Dubai

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The meeting which was organised and co-chaired by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the UAE and global marine terminal operator DP World, brought together Counter-Piracy experts from across the world including government Ministers, armed forces personnel as well as academics to discuss the progress and challenges of tackling piracy across the world, including off the coast of Somalia.

Tanzania Challenges Violence-Hit Kenya as Regional Tourism Hub

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Tanzania expects tourist numbers to double to 2 million by 2017, the state tourist board said, challenging regional rival Kenya where Islamist attacks have scared away visitors. Tanzania, famed for its pristine beaches and safari parks beneath snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, has always played second-fiddle to Kenya, which has a more developed tourism industry and better air links to the key markets in Europe and United States.

Somali Farmers Benefit From Al-Shabab

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It is just after 8am and Sheikh Abu Abdullahi is busy inspecting what he refers to as his latest "anti-NGO" project: workers digging new canals in Bulo Mareer, a town in Somalia's Lower Shabelle province. The diggers have been at work since 6am, as part of a province-wide canal-building project that was launched about two and a half years ago.

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