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“Huge sense of anticipation” ahead of Somalia presidential vote

There is “a huge sense of anticipation” in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, ahead of presidential elections on Wednesday, according to UN Special Representative in the country, Michael Keating.

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Somali youths fight against “rampant” gender-based violence

Somali youths must unite to help eradicate “rampant” sexual and gender-based violence in the country.

That was the call from one young speaker at a recent symposium held in Mogadishu, organized by a key UN partner in the east African state, that’s recovering from decades of war.

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