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Surge of doctors to strengthen Ethiopia’s health system

Gereida: (Left) Doctor Major Teshale Assefa, from Ethiopia, and his nurse assist a soldier in the clinic at the UNAMID team site in Gereida (South Darfur).

Gereida: (Left) Doctor Major Teshale Assefa, from Ethiopia, and his nurse assist a soldier in the clinic at the UNAMID team site in Gereida (South Darfur). UNAMID/photo. ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia is preparing for a flood of medical doctors within “three to four years”, an influx meant to save a public health system that has […]


Edna Hospital Doctors Graduate from Amoud University


HARGEISA — Edna cried with happiness during the graduation of two of her former midwives from Amoud Medical School last week in the town of Borama. They are among Somaliland’s latest medical graduates and are desperately needed in a country where there is huge shortages in medical workforce. [ad#Google Adsense (336x280)] Dr Shukri Abdi and […]


SOMALILAND: 17 medical doctors graduate

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — A graduation ceremony was held in Maansor Hotel on Friday for 17 general medical practitioners who graduated from the University of Hargeisa (UoH). Speaking at the graduation ceremony Dr Bulhan Hussein, the Chancellor of UoH, congratulated the new doctors and their parents. The Chancellor expressed appreciation for the efforts of the students […]


Nimco: A story of Change

As graduate from the high school, my mother told me that she is not able to support my education. From that day on, I was thinking where I was heading in my life. The emotions I felt every day depended on how things in and around me including the state of my mine, my environment, […]


Why Should I Send My Daughter to School?

Nimo was an 18 year old orphan girl born into a poor family, she lived with her mother in the Sheikh Nour village in the outskirts of Hargeisa. As many other young people in this area, she can not afford to continue her higher education. She completed 26 June Secondary school last year and according […]


Killings of Jewels of Somali Nation

Pretoria, 16 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Knowledge production in any country costs a helluva lot. It’s an admitted fact by all men of civilized nations. University of Pretoria held a graduation ceremony recently for masters’ students (LLM). While sitting in the graduation hall at the university of Pretoria, a vague sense befell me given the […]


Somalia’s wounded flown to Kenya

NAIROBI, 5 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Eight people wounded on Thurday’s Mogadishu bombing that ripped through a university graduation ceremony at a hotel were taken to Nairobi for medical treatment. The wounded, ranging from critical conditions to minor injuries arrived at Nairobi’s Wilson airport and were transferred to African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) medical […]


Improving Education in Somaliland – The Case of University of Hargeisa

HARGEISA, 3 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Education generally refers to the knowledge which is provided in Schools, Colleges and Universities, with structured hierarchy of classes, syllabus and grades. Education is not only recognized as fundamental human need, but recognized as basic human right. We need to gain knowledge. We need education to invent and discover, […]


Somaliland-Ethiopian Colleges Merge

Hargeisa, 3 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) — On Sunday, November 1st, Lucy University College marked the opening of its new campus in Somaliland’s capital with ribbon-cutting ceremony that took place in Mansor Hotel. New Horizon College, an Information Technology college invited Lucy University, an Ethiopian-based private institution to Somaliland and in early August the two institutions […]


Book Review: After University, What Next?

HARGEISA, 5 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – I remember a morning where the voices of graduates are yet to break the silent of the day. It is a moment of shining for those heroes who spent a good time of their life in the university. I remember a morning that every one of us headed for […]


A vision Became Reality

HARGEISA, 26 August 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Time just seems to go by, some times with painful regularity and others with the beauty of natural rhythm of the seasons. People around different corners of the world are born to be successful but conditioned to lose. What makes people highly respected while others are absurd is just […]