Africa

Donors Pledge $2.7 Billion in ‘New Deal’ for Somaliai
X
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.


You May Like

Australia Knights Prince Philip, Sparking National Outrage

Abbott's surprise reintroduction of knights and dames in the country's honors system last year drew criticism that he was out of touch with national sentiment More

SAG Award Boosts 'Birdman' Oscar Hopes

Individual acting Oscars appear to be sewn up: SAG awards went to artists who won Golden Globes: Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Patricia Arquette, J.K. Simmons More

Katy Perry Lights Way for Super Bowl's Girl Power Moment

Pop star's selection to headline US football championship's halftime show extends NFL's trend of selecting artists who appeal to younger viewers More