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Zimbabwe: USAID Eyes U.S $21 Million War Chest

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The United States Agency for International Development has requested $21,8 million to fund political activities in Zimbabwe for 2016, including availing money to the civil society's agenda to "hold Government accountable". Information at hand indicates that some of the countries to receive the money in Sub-Saharan Africa besides Zimbabwe are South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Liberia and Somalia.

Britain's Foreign Aid Budget is Growing so Fast that Ministers and Officials are 'Struggling' to Spend it Properly

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The foreign aid budget has been increased so quickly that ministers and officials are ‘struggling’ to spend it properly, a major report warns today. It found that they were ‘unprepared’ for the challenge of spending a 30 per cent increase in the budget last year. The increase followed David Cameron’s controversial pledge to spend 0.7 per cent of the UK’s income on foreign aid.

 

Somalia: Where Does the Western Diplomats Currently Stand?

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An International  joint statement released by the United Nations, the African Union, the European Union, IGAD, the UK and the US welcomed Parliament’s approval, and reiterated their call for Somalia’s leaders and institutions to work together to accelerate delivery of the milestones of the Federal Government’s ‘Vision 2016′. The diplomatic statement said, together with the New Deal Compact for Somalia, remains the guiding framework for engagement.  The diplomatic statement added that it was important to preserve the Somalia unity and stability of the Federal Government of Somalia.

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.

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