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Donors Pledge $2.7 Billion in ‘New Deal’ for Somaliai
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September 17, 2013 1:26 AM
International donors meeting in Brussels Monday pledged $2.7 billion as part of a ‘New Deal’ to help rebuild Somalia. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London, Somalia's president said his country is undergoing a ‘remarkable transformation’ after two decades of civil war and lawlessness.

Donors Pledge $2.7 Billion in ‘New Deal’ for Somalia

Published September 16, 2013

International donors meeting in Brussels Monday pledged $2.7 billion as part of a ‘New Deal’ to help rebuild Somalia. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London, Somalia's president said his country is undergoing a ‘remarkable transformation’ after two decades of civil war and lawlessness.


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