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US reopens embassy in Somalia after nearly three decades

US announces re-establishment of embassy in capital Mogadishu, after closure in 1991 as Somalia plunged into civil war.


The United States has reopened its embassy in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, nearly three decades after it was shut as the Horn of Africa nation plunged into civil war.

Washington closed its embassy during the 1991 overthrow of then-President Siad Barre’s military regime which ushered in decades of chaos. However, diplomatic relations have strengthened in recent years.

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USA and Ghana Sign Declaration of Partnership on Food Security

By Ike Dzokpo 

The governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Ghana signed a Declaration of Partnership at the African Green Revolution Forum hosted in Accra.

The Declaration launches a five-year Feed the Future Country Plan for Ghana that will increase investments in agriculture, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition.

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