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January 24, 2011

Somaliland:Ethiopia Donates 100 Scholarships to Somaliland Students

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Somaliland:Ethiopia Donates 100 Scholarships to Somaliland Students

HARGEISA—The top one hundred students from Somaliland have received full scholarships from the government of Ethiopia to attend Ethiopian universities and colleges. It was during President Ahmed Mohamud Silaanyo’s visit to Ethiopia that the Ethiopian government offered to give this 100 scholarship to Somaliland government and its people. These students consist some of the top high school graduates from all sector of Somaliland, some from the minority communities and four handicap students.

Speaking to the departure students at a farewell ceremony Ethiopia’s representative to Somaliland told the students to be the ambassadors for Somaliland while in Ethiopia and that they should take advantage of these scholarships. Also present at the farewell ceremony were vice minister of Education Ali Hamud Jibril and few other government officials.


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